Tight Pencils highlights the work of current Columbia College students, recent alumni and faculty who are involved in Chicago’s vibrant comic book culture. This community of artists, centered in part around the group Linework, has exhibited in various forms over the past years and has produced several comic anthologies. The artists in this exhibition are known not only for the quality of their work but also for their role in fostering and maintaining one of the most close-knit, vibrant and productive artist groups in the city.
Artists include: David Alvarado, Ivan Brunetti, Kevin Budnik, Nick DrNaso, Zelda Galewsky, Marieke McClendon, Paul Nudd, Joyce Rice, Jeremy Smith
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