Tuesday, February 06, 2007
ANDERS NILSEN at SHQ Feb 9th
Join us Friday, February the 9th as Secret Headquarters presents the opening of our show with artist Anders Nilsen.
"Best known for his acclaimed mini-comic series Big Questions, Anders Nilsen's clean drawing style and absorbing sense of narrative has made him one of the most closely watched cartoonists to emerge in the last few years."The Comics Journal #259
Anders Nilsen is the artist and author of a number of graphic novels including "The Ballad of The Two Headed Boy" (which received a Xeric Grant), "Big Questions" (Nominated for several Ignatz Awards), and "Dogs and Water" (which won an Ignatz award and has been translated into several languages). His work has also been featured in Best American Non-Required Reading 2005, Best American Graphic Storytelling 2005, Kramer's Ergot, and Best Comics of the New Year from St. Martin 's Press, along with numerous other publications and anthologies.
Born in Northern New Hampshire, Anders grew up there and in Minneapolis . Attending school in New Mexico to study painting and installation before eventually moving to Chicago for Graduate school at the School of the Art Institute. He dropped out after a year to devote his time and energy to drawing comics and other artwork...
Have a beer with Anders as he will be attending the opening from 8 to 10 PM. Secret Headquarters will proudly display Nilsen's one of a kind original works of art thru March 9th, 2007.