Curated by:
Deanna Nebenionquit
Organized by:
Art Gallery of Sudbury/ Galerie d’art de Sudbury

Publication
For Better or for Worse:
The Comic Art of Lynn Johnston
Paperback
200 Pages
Price $24.95

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About the Exhibit:
For Better or For Worse: The Comic Art of Lynn Johnston

For Better or For Worse: The Comic Art of Lynn Johnston looks at the career of popular comic artist Lynn Johnston. Throughout her career Johnston consistently drew from her own life and personal experiences. This exhibition charts the ways that her experiences make their way into her work, culminating in an exploration of the much loved characters and stories of For Better or For Worse. For old fans and new, For Better or For Worse: The Comic Art of Lynn Johnston shows selections from the comic’s 30-year history, highlighting the characters that readers know and love, and including fan responses to the comic strip.

About the Artist:
Lynn Johnston

Lynn Johnston is most widely known as the creator of the popular comic For Better or For Worse. Johnston lives in Corbeil, Ontario. She was the first woman to receive a Reuben Award for Cartoonist of the Year by the National Cartoonists Society in 1985. She has been nominated for a Pulitzer Prize, has received the Order of Canada, and claims a star on Canada's Walk of Fame.

Check out the exhibit at one of the following centers:

Thunder Bay Art Gallery
January – March, 2016
1080 Keewatin Street
Thunder Bay, Ontario

Beaverbrook Art Gallery
May – September, 2016
703 Queen Street
Fredericton, New Brunswick

W.K.P. Kennedy Gallery
October – November, 2016
150 Main Street East
North Bay, Ontario

 

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