Category Archives: History

Live drawings by Flash Rosenberg (June 2018)

From our June 13, 2018 showFlash Rosenberg‘s live sketches, drawn in real-time, based on advice given by audience members and the performers. See more of Flash’s work here.

Advice given by Samuel Ferri, R. Sikoryak, Meg Sweeney Lawless, Kriota Willberg, Kevin Maher, Josh Bayer, Flash Rosenberg, Carolita Johnson,  Carolita (per Hammie The Dog), and audience members: Miriam, Jerry, Angela, and Amanda.

“Terms and Conditions: Live” photos

Photos from the complete performance of TERMS AND CONDITIONS: LIVE at Dixon Place on April 5, 2017. Projections by R. Sikoryak, music by Brian Dewan, and voices by Paul Boocock, James Godwin, M. Sweeney Lawless, and R. S.   (Photos by Tom Henning.)

Live drawings by Flash Rosenberg (June 2015)

From our June 10, 2015 showFlash Rosenberg‘s live sketches, drawn in real-time, based on advice given by audience members and each performer.  Flash will return in our Dec 14, 2016 show.

Carousel video from Dixon Place

A promotional Carousel video created by Dixon Place from several of our recent shows:

Carousel: Comics Performances and Picture Shows.
Featuring graphic novelists, cartoonists, and performers.
Hosted by R. Sikoryak, with new guests every show.

Video features work by R. Sikoryak, Marguerite Van Cook & James Romberger, Carolita Johnson, Sam Gross, Glenn Head, John Mejias, Neil Numberman,  Brian Weaver, Sasha Velour, Patrice Miller, Eric Drysdale,  Ruben Bolling, and more.

Music by Wharton Tiers Ensemble.

Audience drawings from Carousel: The Political Show

At our last Carousel, The Political Show on October 26, we invited the audience and performers to draw one or more of the presidential candidates, either real or imagined.  These were projected during the show. Here are some of the drawings:


Carousel for Kids in the news


Carousel contributor Kevin McCloskey wrote an in-depth overview of our November 14th show, Carousel for Kids, on his Illustration Concentration blog. Features lots of photos, too:

Photo by Kevin McCloskey, featuring Neil Numberman and R. Sikoryak.

Photos from Carousel: April 30, 2015

Thanks to everyone for coming to the CAROUSEL on April 30!  Here are a few photos from the show.


R. Sikoryak introduces the guests.


Sam Gross explains how to stage a booger cartoon.


Jason Little presents his new graphic novel Borb. 


Patrice Miller dances to the comics of Marion Fayolle.


Carolita Johnson shares her “female-y cartoons.”


Eric Drysdale tells a loose narrative with his vast collection of 1950s 3D photography (glasses required).


Marguerite Van Cook & James Romberger read from The Late Child and Other Animals (Fantagraphics).


Sasha Velour takes us out with a song by Shirley Bassey.

All photos by John Beaman.

Live Painting Video from Carousel, Sept. 3, 2014


A video of R. Sikoryak‘s live painting from the Carousel performance on September 3, 2014.  The finished painting is on display at the Dixon Place gallery, part of the Carousel Comic Art Exhibit, through October 3.

Dixon Place: 161A Chrystie Street (btwn Rivington & Delancey), NYC

Thanks to M. Sweeney Lawless for spontaneously shooting the video!

“Masterpiece Comics Theater” photos

Masterpiece Comics Theater” on June 14 with Ryan Andes, Julie Klausner, M. Sweeney LawlessSteven Rattazzi, & R. Sikoryak at The Brick. Photos by Tom Henning.

Two more shows with rotating casts on June 17 & 21. Info and tickets, visit

For discount tickets at $12, use the code: MPCOMICS

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Carousel for Kids! MoCCA 2014 video

MoCCA2014SOI_Carousel_for_KidsA video from the “Carousel for Kids” presented at last month’s MoCCA Arts Festival 2014 has been posted on the Society of Illustrators YouTube page. The direct link is here.

Featuring James KochalkaTrade LoefflerNeil NumbermanColleen AF Venable, and R. Sikoryak.  Stories, gags, live drawing, audience participation, and more, for kids of all ages.