Working with partner institutions, and with many skilled and passionate volunteers, Oregon Cartoon Institute created the following public history/arts education events.
Oregon Film History Invitational May 8, 2015 at The Little Church. Created by Anne Richardson, Dennis Nyback, Steve Stone, Gary Lacher, Gus Frederick, Ben Truwe, Walt Dimick, Sheldon Renan, Brooke Jacobson, Richard Blakeslee, Tom Chamberlin, Libby Burke. Attended by Laura Berg, Richard Blue, Bill Bowling, David Bryant, Mac Burns, John Concillo, Laurence Cotton, Bill Failing, James Fox, Kohel Haver, Jerry Ketel, Taz Loomans, Frann Michel, David Milholland, Elizabeth Peterson, Ingrid Renan, Patrick Rosenkranz, Jennifer Stoots, Randall Stuart, Eric Underwood, Kate Wagle.
Mid Century Oregon Genius: Harry Smith & Homer Groening, Jan. 10 & 11, 2015 at Hollywood Theatre and OMSI. Created by Anne Richardson, Dennis Nyback, Josh Winsor, Chuck Pirtle, Eric Isaacson, Lisa Groening, Matt Groening, Tom Shrader, Ted Mahar, Bill Plympton, Walt Dimick, John Herman, Richard Blakeslee. Inspired by Bill Failing. With help from Gary Lacher, Tim Rhys, Heather Petrocelli, Russ Repp, Charlotte Rubin.
A Beautiful Light: The Carbon Arc Projection Extravaganza, Dec. 14, 2014 at Clinton Street Theater. In honor of the Clinton Street Theater’s 100th Anniversary. Created by Dennis Nyback, Doug Stewart, Gary Lacher, Roger Leigh, Lani Jo Leigh.
Oregon Cartoon Institute @ OMSI/Exploring The Science Of Animation, Nov. 9, 2014 at OMSI. Partnership with OMSI. Created by Dennis Nyback, Russ Repp, Anne Richardson.
Harry Comes Home Tour Nov. 5, 2013 at Pickford Film Center, Bellingham; Mar. 18, 2014 at SIFF Cinema, Seattle. Created by Anne Richardson, Dennis Nyback, Kaveh Askari, Matthew Holtmeier, Lori Goldston, Jessika Kenney, Susie Kozawa, Doug Stewart, Josh Winsor.
More About Goofy: Pinto Colvig, Oregon Animation Pioneer Oct. 12, 2013 at 5th Avenue Cinema. Partnership with ASIFA. Created by Anne Richardson, Ben Truwe, Sven Bonnichsen, Dennis Nyback, Gus Frederick.
Harry Smith PDX May 16-19, 2013 at the Hollywood Theatre and Ace Hotel’s The Cleaners. Created by Anne Richardson, Dennis Nyback, Sheldon Renan, Rani Singh, Darrin Daniel, Eric Wiler, Rich Wandschneider, Michael Munk, Gus Frederick, Andrew Ritchey, Matt Carlson, Jordan Dykstra, Kaveh Askari, artist in residence Leo Daedalus, Joe McMurrian, Jenna Sarowitz, Alex Reagan, Doug Stewart, Jessica Beer, S. W. Conser, Paul Wolfe, Carye Bye, Josh Winsor. With help from Justen Harn, Sven Bonnichsen, Eric A. Smith, Matt McCormick, Chel White.
The Davenport Project Summer 2012 in Silverton. Created by Gus Frederick, as part of Silverton’s Homer Davenport Days. With help from Anne Richardson, Dennis Nyback, S. W. Conser.
Lew Cook Teach In, Feb. 12, 2012 at 5th Avenue Cinema. Created by Anne Richardson, Dennis Nyback, Michele Kribs, Heather Petrocelli. With help from Kerry Tymchuk.
Mel Blanc Project June 8-29, 2011 at The Waypost, The Secret Society, Ethos Music Center and Lincoln Hall. In partnership with Oregon Jewish Museum and Portland State University’s School of Fine and Performing Arts. Created by Anne Richardson, Dennis Nyback, Bill Crawford, Carye Bye, Josh Winsor, Peter McLean, Eric Wiler, Megan Huston, Meghan Sinnott, Jennifer McBride, Justin Shelp, Gary Lacher, Steve Stone, Rick Meyers, Judy Margles, Craig Adams, Robert Johnston, Robyn Tenenbaum, Courtenay Hameister, Sean McGrath, Amos Hunter, S. W. Conser. Inspired by Heather Perkins. With help from Bill Plympton, David Milholland, Charlotte Rubin, George Thorn, Bill Foster, Michael Newman, Matthew Johnson, Brian DuFour, Michele Anderson, Rachel Butler, Barbara Sestak, Doug Whyte.
Barks + Wolverton = R. Crumb, video created during the 2010 R. Crumb “Genesis” exhibit at Portland Art Museum. Created by Anne Richardson, Karl Lind, Dennis Nyback, Patrick Rosenkranz, Charles Boucher. With help from Beverly Walton, Blake Simonsen.
Bill Plympton Day, May 9, 2009. At the Oregon Sesquicentennial Film Festival at Marylhurst University. Created by Anne Richardson, Dennis Nyback, Bill Crawford, Bill Plympton. With help from Damon Eckhoff, David Plotkin, Michael Lammers.
Platform Festival Videoblog June 25 – 30, 2007 at various venues. Created by Anne Richardson, Dennis Nyback, Travis Ezell, Hazel Malone, Howard Brotine. With help from Marilyn Zornado, Sue Arbuthnot, Brian Lindstrom, Bill Plympton, Will Vinton, Rose Bond, Marilyn Zornado, Jim Blashfield, Marcy Page.
Dennis Nyback’s Cartoon Extravaganza: 21 Nights of Rare Animation from The Nyback Collection. Feb. 23 – Mar 15, 2007 at Disjecta and Hollywood Theatre. Created by Anne Richardson, Dennis Nyback, Bryan Suereth, Richard Beer. With help from Rose Bond, Jim Blashfield, Melissa Marsland, Sven Bonnichsen, Marilyn Zornado, Bill Plympton, Chel White, Will Vinton, Brian Lindstrom, Hazel Malone.