Douglas B. Dowd

Animated Filmmaker R.O. Blechman’s Ink Tank Collection Comes to WU

By Jaleen Grove on June 22, 2017

A significant collection of works and documents from the animation studio The Ink Tank, owned and operated by cartoonist and animator R.O. Blechman 1977 – 2004, is finding a permanent home in the D.B. Dowd Modern Graphic History Library at Washington University in St. Louis. The Library specializ...

Designer Seymour Chwast to Deliver Lecture ‘God/Sex/War’

By ksinger on October 13, 2016

The D. B. Dowd Modern Graphic History Library (MGHL) and the Sam Fox School of Design and Visual Arts present a lecture from legendary designer Seymour Chwast on Monday, October 24, in Steinberg Auditorium. A reception will be held at 6 p.m.; the lecture “God/Sex/War” will follow at 6...

Illustration by Al Parker for “Expression of Love”

Dedication of the Douglas B. Dowd Modern Graphic History Library

By ksinger on August 2, 2016

Chancellor Mark S. Wrighton announces the Dedication of the Douglas B. Dowd Modern Graphic History Library, a division of Special Collections. Made possible by an endowing gift from Ken and Nancy Kranzberg. Douglas B. Dowd joined the faculty of Washington University in St. Louis in 1992. His work...