CHICAGO – Woman Made Gallery is proud to present the first solo show in more than 10 years for Chicago’s own beloved and nationally syndicated cartoonist Nicole Hollander. This exciting exhibition, It’s Enough to Make a Cat Laugh, opens Fri., Jan. 23 and continues to Feb. 26, 2009. Hollander’s solo show is held in conjunction with a group exhibition juried by Hollander, And You Think That’s Funny?
Hollander is best known for the nationally syndicated Sylvia comic strip. In It’s Enough to Make a Cat Laugh, she shares her creative, amusing views on humor through diverse art forms and media.
Nicole Hollander is a cartoonist best known for her nationally syndicated comic strip Sylvia, distributed by Tribune Media Services and appearing in more than 50 newspapers.
Hollander has also published numerous cartoon collections, including, My Cat’s Not Fat He’s Just Big Boned and The ABC of Vice with Regina Barreca. She has illustrated the children’s books I’m So Mad; I’m All Dressed; I Love Messes; and I’m Not Sleepy by Robie Harris. She has written two musicals: Sylvia’s Real Good Advice and Female Problems. Her most recent book is Tales Of Graceful Aging from the Planet Denial, published by Broadway Books. Hollander earned a B.A. from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign and holds a M.F.A. degree from Boston University. She lives in Chicago, IL. with a difficult, but adorable cat: Sally Cookie. For Nicole’s outrageous cat humor, visit sylviagoesgreen.org, edgycat.com, or nicolehollander.com.