Lecture

The Art of Nothing: 25 Years of Mutts and the Art of Patrick McDonnell

November 06, 2019 |
6:30 pm to 8:00 pm

On September 5, 1994, Patrick McDonnell made his mark on the history of comics by introducing the world to Mooch, the curious cat, Earl, the ever-trusting dog, and the other characters who inhabit his beloved comic strip. Now 25 years later, the illustrator and award-winning author opens his archives to celebrate Mutts, which appears in more than 700 newspapers, as well as his bestselling children’s classics including Me . . . Jane, The Gift of Nothing, South, Just Like Heaven, Hug Time, and Wag!

Join Patrick McDonnell and Designer/ Writer Chip Kidd for an in-depth conversation about his career and latest book. 

Tickets:
$15 Non-members | $10 Members | $7 Seniors/students (Undergrad with valid ID)

About the Author:
Patrick McDonnell is the bestselling author, illustrator, playwright, painter, animal activist, and creator of the comic strip Mutts, which appears in more than 700 newspapers around the world. He has received numerous awards internationally, including the Reuben, the highest honor given by the National Cartoonists Society. He lives in New Jersey.