NASHVILLE, TN, August 22, 2014 /24-7PressRelease/ -- Award winning internationally syndicated cartoonist and author of the iconic Nancy comic strip, Guy Gilchrist will be appearing at the Minnesota State Fair at 1265 Snelling Ave. N., St. Paul, MN on August 27th and 28th, 2014. Gilchrist will be doing an interactive and humorous presentation designed for the entire family that will inspire and entertain as audiences draw his famous characters right along with him. He will be doing the presentation on Wednesday, August 27th and Thursday, August 28th at 10:30 a.m., 11:30 a.m., and 12:30 p.m. CT at Schells Stage. In addition, he will also be signing copies of his new book, Nancy that is a collection of his Nancy comics. Gilchrist's presentation will draw from his own personal experiences and provide antidotes from his work on Nancy, Jim Henson's Muppets, and much more
"I am very honored and humbled to be taking part at the Minnesota State Fair," said Guy Gilchrist, the cartoonist of Nancy. "I look forward to having a wonderful time showing everyone how to have fun drawing cartoons, and at the same time provide the keys to unlocking the audiences' most cherished gifts and dreams.
"I believe in the magic of today and tomorrow," continued Gilchrist. "I believe in the dreams and gifts of each and every person. I know that we haven't even begun to live our lives and I believe after my presentation audience members will walk away not just having had fun drawing Nancy and The Muppets but with a new, and renewed motivation on how to live their dreams and lives to the fullest."
Guy Gilchrist at the age of 24, he was hand-selected to create Jim Henson's Muppets Comic Strip which was printed worldwide in 660-plus newspapers daily from 1981 to 1986. Throughout the years, he has set his hand to such notable cartoons as Looney Tunes, Tom & Jerry, Fraggle Rock and The Pink Panther and was instrumental in the creation of The Muppet Babies. He and his wife reside in Nashville, Tennessee.
Syndicated internationally in 80 countries and some 400 newspapers, Nancy has a viewership of 57 million readers around the world. And as fans of the the comic strip know, Nancy resides in the fictional town of Three Rocks with her Aunt Fritzi and friend, Sluggo. Gilchrist took over the Nancy comic strip in 1995. In 2013 he unveiled a one-of-a-kind exhibit, Nancy Loves Nashville, at the Nashville International Airport that revealed the location of Three Rocks as a suburb just outside of Nashville.
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