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WHO: Sarah Oleksyk WHAT: IVY book release party and art exhibit WHEN: Thursday, Feb. 3rd 6-10PM WHERE: Floating World Comics 20 NW 5th Ave #101 Portland, OR 97209 (503)241-0227
Sarah Oleksyk is a member of the Tranquility Base art studio located in Old Town, Portland. Before signing with Oni, she self-published previous chapters of Ivy to sell at conventions and on her website. Her comics have also been published in the Best American anthology series and Papercutter. IVY is Sarah’s first published work, earning her a 2010 Russ Manning nomination as Best New Cartoonist.
Written and illustrated by Sarah Oleksyk, IVY features 218 pages in an prestige hardcover format for $19.99.
“A rare tale of adolescence as it is, not as one wishes it could be. IVY will inspire you and break your heart.” – Hope Larson (Mercury, Gray Horses)
Artwork will be on display until Feb. 28th.
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