Thursday, 27 February, 2014
Paige Braddock knew at the age of 7 that she wanted to be a cartoonist. Early in her career she worked as an illustrator for several newspapers, including The Chicago Tribune and The Atlanta Constitution. She launched her own publishing company, Girl Twirl Comics, in 2001 to make Jane's World available in comic shops and bookstores. In 2006, Paige received an Eisner Award nomination for best humor book. Now distributed by Universal Press Syndicate, daily installments of "Jane's World" appear on GoComics website.
By day Paige is the Creative Director at Charles M. Schulz Creative Associates having worked with Schulz over the last 6 months of his life and being asked by his family to assume this position upon his death. In this role, she is charged with overseeing the visual and editorial direction for all Schulz licensed products worldwide. Paige is a 1985 alumna of the School of Art and a 2014 recipient of the University of Tennessee Accomplished Alumna Award.
Thursday, February 27 • 7:30pm • Rm. 109 Art + Architecture
Reception immediately afterwards on the 3rd floor.