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Jim Rugg, author and illustrator

January 23, 2020 @ 7:00 pm


Jim Rugg, Author and Illustrator Presented by Pittsburgh Arts & Lectures

Jim Rugg is a Pittsburgh-based comic book artist, illustrator, and designer who collaborated with author Cecil Castellucci on the cult classic graphic novel The PLAIN Janes in 2007. The PLAIN Janes are back in a complete graphic novel collection to be released with a never-before-seen third story in January 2020. The Janes and their secret art gang are sure to be a hit with young adult readers.

Jim’s other books include Street Angel, AfrodisiacNotebook Drawings, and Supermag. He is a recipient of both the Eisner and Ignatz Awards and he teaches visual storytelling at the School of Visual Arts and the Animation Workshop in Denmark.


Carnegie Library Lecture Hall
4400 Forbes Avenue
Pittsburgh, 15213
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