Activist Colouring Contest Winners

December 8, 2015Colouring Book News, News

We are thrilled at the response to our Activist Colouring Contest, commemorating the life of union singer and organizer Joe Hill. It was great to see folks of all ages participate and learn a little bit about Joe Hill in the process of making activist art. In the end, we selected three winners: Abby Vassey … Read More

Interview with GHC members in Rank and File

September 22, 2015GHC News, Media, News

The Graphic History Collective was interviewed by Daniel Tseghay, in RankandFile.ca about how we recently unionized. He’s right, one day we should draw a comic about how we unionized. Read it here: http://rankandfile.ca/2015/09/22/illustrating-the-freelancers-organizing-model/ While the CFU is open to a variety of independent media workers, the GHC’s attention to labour history is particularly welcomed. “I think it’s important that any … Read More

Public Library Hosts GHC Installation for Artsweek Festival

September 19, 2015News

For this year’s Peterborough Artsweek festival, the GHC has a special art installation, “Drawn to Change.” It showcases select images (in the form of panel posters) from our forthcoming comics collection “Drawn to Change: Graphic Histories of Working Class Struggle” (Between the Lines Press, Spring 2016). It features the amazing work of all of the … Read More

Welcome artist Kara Sievewright to the Graphic History Collective

July 3, 2015GHC News, News

The Graphic History Collective warmly welcomes the newest member to the organizing collective, artist Kara Sievewright. We are honored that she will be sharing her artistic talents and organizing skills with the GHC. Kara Sievewright is an artist, writer, and designer who has published comics in many magazines and anthologies including Plenitude, Descant, World War Three Illustrated, Certain Days: Political … Read More

Keynote presentation at History Foothills Colloquium

May 31, 2015GHC News, Media

  The Graphic History Collective was invited to give a keynote presentation at Mount Royal University, for the Mount Royal Historical Society’s Foothills Colloquium. Robin Folvik (labour researcher) and Sam Bradd (artist/graphic recorder), travelled to Calgary and presented a selection of the comics, which you’ll be able to read in full in our book next year. … Read More