Image credit: Nathan Shafer

Image credit: Nathan Shafer

Lines of Sight:
Comic Art and Storytelling in Alaska

November 3, 2023 – October 6, 2024
First Floor, West Wing, Patricia B. Wolf Family Galleries

Featuring the work of artists and comic illustrators David Brame, Dimi Macheras, and Nathan Shafer, this exhibition celebrates visual storytelling and empowers young audiences to create and share their own comics. Through art, installations, interactives, and video, visitors can explore myriad comic universes and learn the step-by-step process behind how comics are made. Emphasizing the importance of collaboration and community storytelling, Lines of Sight demonstrates the enduring power of story to bring people together and to foster inclusivity and imagination.

Program Events

Lines of Sight Presents: Tuesday Storytelling

11 a.m. Tuesday, March 12 — In-Person

Museum staff choose and read aloud a new story every session of storytelling. This program takes place every second Tuesday within the Lines of Sight...

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Comic Workshop: Sequential Storytelling with 80% Studios (ages 7–12)

4 - 5:30 p.m. Tuesday, March 12 — In-Person

Dimi Macheras and Casey Silver, 80% Studios co-founders and the creative team behind the Chickaloonies graphic novels, host a class about storytelling. This interactive workshop...

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Comic Workshop: Sequential Storytelling with 80% Studios (ages 13–18)

4 - 5:30 p.m. Wednesday, March 13 — In-Person

Dimi Macheras and Casey Silver, 80% Studios co-founders and the creative team behind the Chickaloonies graphic novels, host a class about storytelling. This workshop teaches...

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Alaska Comic Workshop Session with Tadd Galusha

6 - 8 p.m. Saturday, March 23 — In-Person

Comic illustrator Tadd Galusha will give an instructional presentation and art demonstration, followed by time for individual portfolio reviews with a focus on honing the...

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Procreate® 101 Tutorial

4 - 6 p.m. Thursday, March 28 — In-Person

This workshop is designed for individuals who are eager to explore the world of digital art on their own iPads. Whether you're an aspiring artist,...

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Alaska Comic Artist Series: Creating Expressive Characters with Lucas Elliott

6 - 8 p.m. Friday, April 5 — In-Person

Join graphic novelist Lucas Elliott during First Friday as he shares his tips and tricks for creating characters that are full of life and expression....

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"Safe Passage" Release with David Brame and G. Neri

6:30 - 7:30 p.m. Friday, April 5 — In-Person

Join comic illustrator David Brame as he celebrates the release of Safe Passage, a young adult graphic novel written by G. Neri and illustrated by...

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Family Art Class: Basic Comic Creating

Noon - 3 p.m. Saturday, April 20 — In-Person

Learn about the basics of comic creation in this family art class. Explore the Lines of Sight exhibit for inspiration to create your own work...

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Sponsors

This exhibition is made possible, in part, with support from the following sponsors:

 

 

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