Ratha Con Dates and Locations

Ratha Con is a pop culture convention taking place on May 7 & 8th, 2016 in Athens, Ohio. The night before, on May 6th, at ARTS/West, 132 W. State St., Athens, OH. there will be an art opening of pop culture themed art and a screening of a film. Art opening at 6 pm and film at 8 pm. The main convention on May 7 & 8, 2016 will be from 10 am to 5pm both days at the Athens Community Center, 701 E. State St. Athens, OH 45701. Saturday the 7th will be followed by a costumed dance party at Casa Nueva Cantina, 4 W. State St. Athens, OH. starting at 10 pm.

The 2016 admission cost will be $10 for adults, $5 for kids 12 - 17, free for kids 11 and under. These prices are subject to change - dependant on the special guest(s).

Monday, May 21, 2012

Katherine Wirick

Katherine Wirick grew up in Columbus and got her BFA from the Columbus College of Art and Design. She went to grad school in Ireland and Philadelphia, and in 2011 Wirick earned an MFA from the Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts.

Wirick has previously made a large-scale sequential artwork called "No One is Safe," with a preview available on her website, http://katherine.kreider-wirick.com/. She is currently working on a graphic novel named "Nervenkrank," based on the life of a WWI soldier named John Heartfield.

If you want to check out Wirick's work, you can visit her website, but if you want to see her in person and buy some of her beautiful stories, come visit Ratha Con on May 26!

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