The Cartoon Art Museum will host artist Ben Walker on Saturday, April 19th, from 1pm to 3pm as part of its on going Cartoonist-in-Residence program. Visitors will be given the chance to talk to Ben, view and discuss his work. This event is free and open to the public.
Ben Walker is a cartoonist, illustrator and live art events coordinator. A self-proclaimed authority on men’s style, his line of “bears with guns” T-shirts have gained a cult following. In 2013 he released of his first line of hats through San Francisco’s Goorin Brothers. Last year also marked the launch of Grown Ass Geek (http://grownassgeek.com/), his illustrated style blog which features local stylish guys (drawn as forest creatures) plus fashion tips like “Never give up. Never wear sweatpants” and “Do your kegels in a Kangol.” For more info on Ben Walker, visit his website: http://benwalkerart.com/
About the Cartoonist in Residence Program:
The Cartoon Art Museum regularly hosts professional cartoonist in its galleries as part of its Cartoonist-in-Residence program. Museum patrons see cartoonists at work on their latest projects and learn everything you ever wanted to know about cartoonists–but were afraid to ask. Past featured Cartoonists-in-Residence include Paul Madonna (All Over Coffee),Keith Knight (K Chronicles, (th)ink), Paige Braddock (Jane’s World), Roman Muradov (The New Yorker) and Jimmy Gownley (Amelia Rules) among many others.