We are very excited to share IFOA’s 2016 festival poster art, designed by acclaimed Canadian cartoonist Seth!
Seth has appeared multiple times at past IFOA events, and his art is part of the Art Gallery of Ontario’s permanent collection. His illustrations have appeared in the New Yorker, The Walrus, and Canadian Notes & Queries, and his comics have appeared in New York Times Magazine, Best American Comics, and McSweeneys Quarterly.
Look for his IFOA design on postcards, programs, and our site as we approach festival season!
Seth will also be curating the Five Ways exhibit in the Harbourfront Centre’s Artport Gallery.
In this exhibition a spotlight is directed at five diverse contemporary cartoonists. Each with a unique approach to the comics medium. Each using comics for their own artistic expression. Each quite different from the others. From fiction to memoir, from slice of life to the absurd, from tightly realistic to the expressionistic–five artists, five ways.The exhibition features the works of Nina Bunjevac, Michael Deforge, Nick Drnaso, Jon McNaught, and Chris Oliveros and we’re thrilled to have all these artists participating in the Festival this year.
Five Ways runs from September 24th to December 22nd, 2016.