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Events & Exhibits: Graphic Novel Awards

Graphic Novel Competition
[image by 2016 Honorable Mention K.S. Stultz]

SECOND: $100  
THIRD: $50

Entries will be accepted until March 16, 2018 at midnight.

Sponsored by: National Cartoonists SocietyThe Southeast Chapter National Cartoonists SocietyThe UNC Asheville Department of Art and Art History, and D. Hiden Ramsey Library.
Organized by Cynthia Canejo (Art & Art History, UNC Asheville) and Brandy Bourne (Ramsey Library, UNC Asheville)

Submissions will be evaluated on most effective storytelling through sequential art (with or without textual narrative). 

See winning entries from 2011 and 2016.

Greg Cravens / National Cartoonist Society /
Jack Cassady /
Hussey / UNC Asheville Media Design Lab
James Lyle /

1) The contest is open to current UNC Asheville students.

2) Submissions may be the work of either one student or a group of two students.
3) All entries must be original works.
4) UNC Asheville may share images from winning entries, but entrants retain intellectual property rights to material submitted.
5) Entrants may submit more than one piece but must complete the application form separately for each submission.
6) Winning submissions & honorable mentions may be exhibited in Ramsey Library after the contest.
7) The judges' decision is final.


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