Adjunct Assistant Professor and alumni John Peña MFA ’08 hosts a book release for the second collection of his series of narrative drawings “Daily Geology: Year 2015”, October 22 at Copacetic Comics, Pittsburgh.
Every day for the last six years, Peña has made a drawing related to his day. 2015 and back issues are available for purchase on his website and at Copacetic Comics in Pittsburgh, PA.
Peña is a multidisciplinary artist, illustrator and educator from the desert of Washington State. He makes art as a way of exploring the natural world and his daily interactions. A few of John’s projects include: racing with clouds, sending a letter to the Pacific Ocean every day for the last twelve years, making daily drawings about his life and constructing large-scale plaster word balloons that are precariously balanced on two by fours. John has attended a number of residencies including The Skowhegan School of Painting and Sculpture, The Bemis Center for Contemporary Art & The Fine Arts Work Center in Provincetown, MA. He currently lives and works in Pittsburgh, PA, and teaches concept and graphic novel courses in the School of Art.