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GEOFFREY W GROGAN

ASSOCIATE PROFESSOR

ART AND ART HISTORY

BLODGETT HALL
ROOM 301

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Diplomas/Degrees

MFA/MS, Pratt Institute (1996)
BFA, S.U.N.Y. Purchase (1985)

Recent Courses

S/T: Visual Narrative I, Fundamentals Of Comics

Teaching Specializations/Interests

Visual Story-telling; Comic books, Comic Strips, The History of Comic Strips and Comic Books, The History of Animation, Animation, Contemporary Art History and Theory, Modern Art History

Research Interests

Graphic Novels, Comic Books,Comic Strips,Comic Book Imagery, Drawing, Collage.

Grants/Sponsored Research

Fall 2007: $5000. Xeric Grant for comic book self-publishers from the Xeric Foundation(xericfoundation.org). This grant covered the production costs of my book "Look Out! Monsters", which was printed and distributed to comics shops in the Spring of 2008. In 2009 I was awarded a faculty development grant for $5000. which paid for the printing of the follow-up mixed-media comic book; "Fandancer", which was a "Notable Comic" in "America's Best Comics of 2011".

Books

Grogan, Geoff (2014). Plastic Babyheads from Outer Space: Book One. Kansas City, KA: Andrews McMeel Publishing, LLC.

Grogan, Geoff (2014). Plastic Babyheads from Outer Space: Book Two: Kzaphtermath! Kansas City, KA: Andrews McMeel Publishing, LLC.

Grogan, Geoff (2014). Plastic Babyheads from Outer Space: Book Three: The Cave of Forgotten Comedians. Kansas City, KA: Andrews McMeel Publishing, LLC.

Grogan, Geoff (2014). Plastic Babyheads from Outer Space: Book Four: Queen of The Cave of Forgotten Comedians. Kansas City, KA: Andrews McMeel Publishing, LLC.


Artistic/Creative Work

"Jetpack Jr.". Jetpack Jr. is a comic strip featured three times a week as part of Universal Uclick's GoComics.com line-up. The strip has bee running at GoComics.com since April 2013. http://www.gocomics.com/jetpack-jr. April 2012.

"Exhibition mural design". Mural Design for the exhibition, "Comic Book Apocalypse:The Graphic World of Jack Kirby"; August 24-October 10, 2015. California State University at Northridge; Los Angeles. August 2015.


Book Chapters

Grogan, Geoff (2009). Bullseye. In Molotiu, Andrei (Eds.). Abstract Comics: The Anthology. Seattle, WA: Fantagraphics Books.


Honors and Accomplishments

2003: Village Voice "Best of New York": "Best Desecrator of a New York Institution" awarded for my comic book collages using the New York Times.