Moore Faculty Member Receives 2011 Glyph Award

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For Immediate Release
May 26, 2011

(Philadelphia, PA) Jamar Nicholas, a Moore faculty member in the Foundation and Young Artists Workhop programs, won several 2011 Glyph Awards this month.

The Glyph Awards recognize the best in comics made by, for, and about people of color. The 2011 award winners were presented at the East Coast Black Age of Comics Convention in Philadelphia.

Nicholas is the artist for Fist Stick Knife Gun, written by and based on the life of Geoffrey Canada. His 2011 Glyph Awards include the Rising Star Award and Story of the Year.

Nicholas is teaching the upcoming summer Young Artists Workshop One-Week Intensives for Computer Graphics with Photoshop and Computers, Cartoons & Comics.

Read more about the Glyph Awards here

Moore College of Art & Design educates students for inspiring careers in art and design. Founded in 1848, Moore is the nation's first and only women's art college. Moore's career-focused environment and professionally active faculty form a dynamic community in the heart of Philadelphia's cultural district. The College offers nine Bachelor of Fine Arts degrees for women. A coeducational Graduate Studies program was launched in summer, 2009. In addition, Moore provides many valuable opportunities in the arts through The Galleries at Moore, a Continuing Education Certificate program for adults, the 91-year-old acclaimed Youth Art Program for girls and boys grades 1-12, The Art Shop and the Sculpture Park. For more information about Moore, visit
Published on May 26th, 2011