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CCE offers comics and illustration class for teens

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Date: Monday, October 1, 2018
Contact: Alyson Kakugawa-Leong, (808) 932-7669

For Immediate Release

The Center for Community Engagement (CCE) at the University of Hawai╩╗i at Hilo offers a comic book and illustration class for students ages 12-15. This two-class series is Tuesday, October 9, and Thursday, October 11, from 1-5 pm in UH HiloÔÇÖs PB-5 classroom. Cost is $75.

In Tween/Teen Art: Comics and Illustration with Chris M. Butzer, students will explore the fun process of creating works in these fields. Each student will receive personal instruction tailored to their interests. Students will also learn more about the possible career opportunities in publishing, advertising, and film production that exist for talented artists.

Butzer is an illustrator, printmaker, and cartoonist who recently moved to Hilo from New York City. He is an avid printmaker, and has exhibited his handmade prints, books, comics, and zines at curated art festivals and shows across the continental United States and Canada. He taught at the School of Visual Arts in New York for six years.

For more information and to register, call CCE at 932-7830 or visit

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