Thursday, March 17, 2011

Doug Wright Award nominee!

http://arts.nationalpost.com/2011/03/16/finalists-for-doug-wright-awards-announced/

 I was nominated under the Pigskin Pete award that recognizes non-traditional and avant-garde comics by Canadian artists. Taking a look at the other nominees, I am totally pleased to be in this category.

The nominees for Best Book are:

  • Bigfoot by Pascal Girard (Drawn and Quarterly)
  • Chimo by David Collier (Conundrum Press)
  • Lose #2 by Michael DeForge (Koyama Press)
  • Moving Pictures by Kathryn Immonen, Stuart Immonen (Top Shelf Productions)
  • Streakers by Nick Maandag

The nominees for Best Emerging Talent are:
  • Aaron Costain, Entropy # 5
  • Alex Fellows, Spain and Morocco
  • Keith Jones, Catland Empire (Drawn and Quarterly)
  • James Stokoe, Orc Stain Volume One (Image)
  • Tin Can Forest (aka Marek Colek and Pat Shewchuk),Baba Yaga and the Wolf (Koyama Press)
The nominees for the Pigskin Peters Award (which recognizes non-traditional and avant-garde comics) are:
  • Indoor Voice by Jillian Tamaki (Drawn and Quarterly)
  • Stooge Pile by Seth Scriver (Drawn and Quarterly)
  • So I’ve Been Told by Maryanna Hardy (Conundrum Press)
  • Spotting Deer by Michael DeForge (Koyama Press)
  • Wowee Zonk #3 edited by Patrick Kyle, Ginette Lapalme and Chris Kuzma (Koyama Press)