Hello! Nicole hit the road January, February and March of 2013, visiting 26 cities, with a total of 33 events! She was accompanied by the magical & charming writer Cassie J. Sneider for most of these events.
Nicole is currently the fellow at the Center for Cartoon Studies in White River Junction, Vermont, and continues to travel in support of “Calling Dr. Laura” with readings, panel discussions and workshops.
Dates will be posted here as they come up.
Nicole would love to visit your town! Please see information below.
Nicole J. Georges is an award-winning educator, illustrator and pet portrait artist from Portland, Oregon. Nicole has been publishing the autobiographical comic Invincible Summer since 2000, and has toured the country extensively, including two month-long appearances on Michelle Tea’s Sister Spit the Next Generation. Her work has been featured in Tin House, Bitch Magazine, The Rock n Roll Camp for Girls book, and more. In her spare time, Nicole gives advice at asknicolegeorges.blogspot.com and volunteers with senior citizens. You can see her work with seniors at http://tellitlikeittiz.tumblr.com/ .
AVAILABLE WORKSHOPS FOR COLLEGES & UNIVERSITIES:
Ask Nicole Georges LIVE - An hour of live, in-depth advice, and a talk on how Nicole came to be America’s Smartest Girl, and how some uptight parents almost made her stop!
Memory Comics Workshop - Students will begin the workshop with a memory writing exercise, and then adapt their writing into a comic on the spot. Nicole J. Georges will guide students through basic comic layout & construction, terminology, character design and process in this 1-3 hours long workshop. Students will leave with the material and resources to begin their own comics. In the extended version, students will leave this workshop with a completed comic.
Queer Comics - A safe space for GLBTQI participants to come together and learn about comics, some famous queer artists, and how to make them on their own. Nicole J. Georges will guide students through basic comic layout & construction, terminology, character design and process in this 1-3 hours long workshop. Students will leave with the material and resources to begin their own comics. In the extended version, students will leave this workshop with a completed comic.
Zines 101 - A talk about the history of zines, how they were important to social movements including Riot Grrl, who makes them now, how and why. Students will get a chance to read zines & self-published comics from around the country in this 1 hour long talk with Q & A, which can be adapted into a longer, hands-on workshop in which students will leave with their own zine in hand! This workshop can be adapted into a Zines & Feminism discussion.
Homorobics & Punk Pilates - Nicole J. Georges leads students in an hour-long aerobics class with an emphasis on fun and not weight loss. Homorobics is a safe space for people of all genders and body types to let their freak flag fly as they do pilates, tae-bo, jazzercise and strength training.