Christian Comic Arts Society Issues Call for
Confirmed for Exhibition at WonderCon 2009
January 13, 2009 -- Los Angeles, CA - The Christian Comic Arts Society (CCAS) is excited to announce a call for sketchbook submissions for the 2009 CCAS Sketchbook to be distributed throughout the year. The Society also received confirmation from WonderCon 2009 and will be making its first appearance at annual event to be held in San Francisco, California from February 27 - March 1, 2009.
Distributed at various conventions and events as well as online, the Christian Comic Arts Society Sketchbook is the prestigious annual showcase featuring outstanding artwork from Christian comics artists. Submissions can be made by members through the free CCAS social network web site at http://christiancomicart.ning.com. All submissions are reviewed by the CCAS selection committee which selects the best artwork based on quality and thematic content for inclusion in the annual sketchbook.
The Christian Comic Arts Society will also make its first appearance at WonderCon 2009 (Comic and Popular Arts Convention) which takes place from February 27 - March 1, 2009 at Moscone Center South in San Francisco, California. The CCAS exhibition will be featured in the Small Press area of the convention in booth SP29. More information about WonderCon 2009 can be found at http://www.comic-con.org.
The recently launched CCAS Social Network site has quickly grown to 400+ members and features member created art, video, blogs, forum discussions, and more. Recent updates to the site include a special announcement from Ben Avery about the very popular ArmorQuest series, and new artwork from Sergio Cariello, Doug Klauba, Leon Garcia, and Carlos A. Rosado. Video content features micro-documentaries from Mark Carpenter of Dust Comics, Robert Luedke’s “Eye Witness: Rise of the Apostle,” and the soon to be released Crown of Life Comics project “David and Goliath” from Peter Gonzalez. The site also features ongoing forum discussions, and the latest industry news from Christian Comics International (CCI) by special arrangement with Nate Butler, also a member of CCAS.
About Christian Comic Arts Society:
The Christian Comic Arts Society (CCAS) exists to network and serve professionals, aspiring professionals and fans who are Christians interested or active in the area of comics and the comic book industry. It sponsors Alpha Omega, the Amateur Press Association (APA) of Christian comics and Christian comic displays at various comic conventions across the country.
CCAS’s goals are accomplished by providing opportunities for the following: 1. The sharing of the Christian message and our Christian faith, primarily within and through the comic book industry and art form. 2. Mentoring, training, friendship and networking. 3. The collaboration on and creation of visual storytelling. The Christian Comic Arts Society can be found at http://www.christiancomicarts.com/
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