cartoonist

Before she was a renowned graphic memoirist and winner of a MacArthur Foundation “genius” grant, Alison Bechdel was an archivist of the self. She plundered the flotsam and jetsam of her childhood to…
Even as traditional outlets for it shrink, socially conscious art and the desire to make it remain as strong as ever.

WASHINGTON, DC -  Original works by women cartoonists and illustrators are featured in a new exhibition opening at the Library of Congress on Nov. 18. Spanning the late 1800s to the present, “…