Exhibitions

Cartoon Art Museum Exhibitions curated by Andrew Farago

Web-Slinging and Wall-Crawling: The Art of Spider-Man, April 19 – July 21, 2002 (co-curated with Jenny Robb)

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Small Press Spotlight featuring Jason Shiga, February 1 – April 19 2003

Small Press Spotlight featuring Lark Pien, April 25 – August 3, 2003

Alternative to What? Comic Art of the Free Weeklies, June 14 – October 12, 2003

Small Press Spotlight featuring Ben Catmull, August 9 – December 14, 2003

From Off the Streets of Cleveland Comes American Splendor, August 5 – November 30, 2003

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Small Press Spotlight featuring Derek Kirk Kim, December 20, 2003 – March 20, 2004

Lights, Camera, ACTION!!! From the Printed Page to the Silver Screen, November 15, 2003 – May 16, 2004 (co-curated with Jenny Robb)

Small Press Spotlight featuring Justin Hall, March 26 – June 20, 2004

Small Press Spotlight featuring Fly, June 26 – September 19, 2004

Small Press Spotlight featuring Fredo, September 25, 2004 – January 16, 2005

Small Press Spotlight featuring Garret Izumi, January 22 – April 16, 2005

Contemporary Literary Comics: Selections from McSweeney’s #13, November 20, 2004 – May 22, 2005

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Small Press Spotlight featuring Graham Annable, April 22 – August 7, 2005

Garfield: Meow and Then, May 28 – September 25, 2005

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Celebrate Thirty Years of Phil Frank’s Farley, June 10 – September 25, 2005

Play Ball! Historic Baseball Cartoons from 1945-1965, May 28 – October 30, 2005

Small Press Spotlight featuring Jon “Bean” Hastings, August 13 – November 27, 2005

Gross, Gruesome and Gothic, October 1, 2005 – April 30, 2006

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Small Press Spotlight featuring John Porcellino, December 5, 2005– February 5, 2006

Small Press Spotlight featuring Gene Yang, February 11 – June 11, 2006

No Straight Lines: Queer Culture and the Comics, April 1– June 25, 2006 (assistant curator to Justin Hall)

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Earthquake!!!, April 15 – June 25, 2006

Cartoon Tunes: Capturing Music in Comics, May 6 – October 15, 2006 (assistant curator to Marc Weidenbaum)

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Small Press Spotlight on Andrice Arp, May 23 -September 17, 2006

Cartooning with Students/826 Valencia, July 1 – October 29, 2006

Small Press Spotlight on Renee French, September 23, 2006- February 11, 2007

An Exploration of Cartoon Art, October 12, 2006 – March 27, 2011

Peanuts Holiday Parade: A Celebration of the Art of Charles M. Schulz, November 24, 2006 – September 2007

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Small Press Spotlight on Debbie Huey, February 17 – May 13. 2007

Worlds of Wonder, February 24 – June 17, 2007

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Small Press Spotlight on Vanessa Davis, May 19 – September 16, 2007

Edward Gorey’s Dracula, August 11, 2007 – February 3, 2008

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Small Press Spotlight on Hellen Jo, September 22, 2007 – January 20, 2008

I Am Ten: Bay Area Spotlight on Lark Pien, September 22, 2007 – January 27, 2008 (assistant curator to Lark Pien)

The Art and Flair of Mary Blair, October 27, 2007 – April 6, 2008 (co-curated by Shaenon K. Garrity)

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Small Press Spotlight on Joey Sayers, January 26 – May 4, 2008

Bay Area Spotlight on Creig Flessel, February 2 – June 8, 2008

Sex and Sensibility, February 9 – June 8, 2008 (assistant curator to Liza Donnelly)

Farley’s San Francisco Chronicles: A Salute to Phil Frank, April 6 – September 14, 2008

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Small Press Spotlight on Andy Hartzell, May 10 – August 10, 2008

The Knight Life: Bay Area Spotlight on Keith Knight, June 14 – November 9, 2008

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From Richie Rich to Wendy the Witch: The Art of Harvey Comics, June 28 – November 30, 2008 (assistant curator to Mark Arnold and David Holt)

Small Press Spotlight on Briana Miller, August 16 – November 30, 2008

The Totoro Forest Project, September 20, 2008 – February 8, 2009 (project assistant, exhibition curated by Dice Tsutsumi, Ronnie Del Carmen, and Enrico Casarosa)

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Colan: Visions of a Man without Fear, November 15, 2008 – March 15, 2009 (assistant curator to Glen David Gold)

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Small Press Spotlight on Ryan Claytor, December 13, 2008 – March 8, 2009

The Art of Coraline, January 24 – February 15, 2009

Watchmen, February 21 – August 2, 2009

The Art of Stan Sakai: Celebrating 25 Years of Usagi Yojimbo, February 27 – July 12, 2009

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Small Press Spotlight on Rina Ayuyang, March 14 – June 14, 2009

The Brinkley Girls, March 21 – September 6, 2009 (assistant curator to Trina Robbins)

Small Press Spotlight on MariNaomi, June 20 – September 13, 2009

Once Upon A Dream: The Art of Sleeping Beauty, July 12, 2009 – January 10, 2010

Monsters of Webcomics, August 8, 2009 – January 24, 2010

Rebel in Ink: The Art of Spain Rodriguez, September 12, 2009 – February 7, 2010

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Small Press Spotlight on Richard Sala, September 19 – December 13, 2009

Fantastic Mr. Fox, November 23, 2009 – January 10, 2010

Small Press Spotlight on Andy Ristaino, December 19, 2009 – March 14, 2010

Batman: Yesterday and Tomorrow, January 30 – June 6, 2010

Ed Hannigan: Covered, February 13 – June 27, 2010 (co-curated with Jim McLauchlin of The Hero Initiative)

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Small Press Spotlight on Jamaica Dyer, March 20 – June 13, 2010

Sixty Years of Beetle Bailiey: A Tribute to Mort Walker, May 8 – September 26, 2010 (assistant curator to Brian Walker)

Small Press Spotlight on Trevor Alixopulos, June 19 – September 12, 2010

Storytime! Graphic Novels for Kids of All Ages, June 26 – November 28, 2010 (co-curator with Larry Marder)

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Before Sita Sang the Blues: Spotlight on Nina Paley, July 3 – October 31, 2010

Small Press Spotlight on Amy Martin, September 18 – December 12, 2010

Overture: Looney Tunes Behind the Scenes, December 4, 2010 – June 5, 2011

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Small Press Spotlight on Peter S. Conrad, December 18, 2010– March 20, 2011

From Bloom County to Mars: The Imagination of Berkeley Breathed, February 5 – July 10, 2011

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Small Press Spotlight on Tessa Brunton, March 26 – June 19, 2011

An Exploration of Cartoon Art, April 1, 2011 – fall 2014

The Art of HOWL, May 14 – September 11, 2011

Green Lantern, June 11 – November 6, 2011

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Small Press Spotlight on Thien Pham, June 25 – September 18, 2011

70 Years of Archie Comics, July 16 – December 11, 2011

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Cartoonists Remember September 11, September 10, 2011 – January 15, 2012 (co-curated with King Features)

Last Stop: Troubletown, September 17, 2011 – January 22, 2012

Small Press Spotlight on Karen Luk, September 26 – December 4, 2011

The Wonderful Wizard of Oz, November 12, 2011 – April 15, 2012

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Small Press Spotlight on LGBTQ Cartoonists, December 10, 2011 – March 4, 2012 (assistant curator to Justin Hall)

Black and White and Read All Over: Comics of the New Millennium, December 17, 2011 – May 6, 2012

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The Art of Dreamworks’ Puss in Boots, February 1 – April 22, 2012

Image Comics: A 20th Anniversary Celebration, February 4 – April 29, 2012

Small Press Spotlight on Ric Carrasquillo, March 10 – June 17, 2012

What, Me Worry? 60 Years of MAD, April 21 – September 16, 2012

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Darth Vader and Son, April 28 –August 5, 2012

La Raza Comica: A Celebration of the Latino-America Experience in the Comic Arts,May 5 – September 30, 2012

Avengers Assemble!, May 12 – October 7, 2012

Small Press Spotlight on Susie Cagle, June 23 –September 23, 2012

Love and Rockets: A 30th Anniversary Celebration, October 13, 2012 – April 22, 2013

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Small Press Spotlight on Jonas Madden-Connor, October 13, 2012 – January 13, 2013

Small Press Spotlight on Gabby Gamboa: Florida Diary, January 19 – April 29, 2013

Chuck Jones: Drawing on Imagination: 100 Years of an Animated Artist, February 9 – May 5, 2013 (assistant curator to Chuck Jones Center for Creativity)

Sam Kieth: Samplings and Dabblings, March 1 – June 23, 2013

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I See What You Say: Visual Stories and Narrative Art, April 28 – July 21, 2013 (assistant curator to Lark Pien and Lisa Brown)

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Small Press Spotlight on Alexis Fajardo, May 4 – August 18, 2013

Superman 75th Anniversary Celebration, May 11 – September 8, 2013

Thrilling Adventure Hour, June 29 – October 27, 2013

Will Eisner: Father of the Graphic Novel, July 27 – November 10, 2013 (assistant curator to Denis Kitchen)

Small Press Spotlight on Roman Muradov, August 24 – November 24, 2013

Grains of Sand: 25 Years of The Sandman, October 5, 2013 – April 27, 2014 (co-curated with Ryan Graff)

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Sam & Max: Swift and Mirthful Justice: The Art of Steve Purcell, November 2, 2013 – April 20, 2014 (co-curated with Leane Bradley and Justin Cleveland)

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Searle in America, November 16, 2013 – March 30, 2014 (assistant curator to Matt Jones)

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Raw Fury: The Art of Mike Zeck, April 5 – August 24, 2014 (assistant curator to Chuck Costas)

Pretty In Ink: The Trina Robbins Collection, April 26 – September 21, 2014 (assistant curator to Trina Robbins)

Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles, May 3 – October 5, 2014

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Stranger Than Life: The Cartoons and Comics of M.K. Brown, August 30, 2014 – February 15, 2015

Small Press Spotlight on Ben Seto, September 20, 2014 – January 11, 2015

The Art of The Boxtrolls, September 26, 2015 – February 1, 2015

Slinging Satire, October 9, 2014 – March 9, 2015

 

Other Exhibitions

Alternative to What? at super*MARKET, Los Angeles, 2003

The Colors of Mary Blair at the Museum of Contemporary Art, Tokyo, Japan, 2009; Assistant Curator

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Californimation at the Ottawa International Animation Festival, Ottawa, Canada, 2010

Batman: Yesterday and Tomorrow at Comicdom, Athens, Greece, 2011

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Cartoon Legends: 65 Years of the Reuben Awards at the ToonSeum, Pittsburgh, PA, 2013; Co-Curator with Joe Wos

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Superman at Amadora BD Festival, Amadora, Portugal, 2013

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