Max Weiss

Max Weiss - Writers in Education Teaching Artist - Just Buffalo Literary Center
Cartoonist, Songwriter

Just Buffalo teaching artist MAX WEISS is a Buffalo native cartoonist and songwriter, and vocalist of the off-kilter vibraphone pop band, Welks Mice. After receiving a BA in English Literature and Art Education from the University of Vermont in 2012, he has self-published two graphic novels and recorded the full-length album, Songs In C, to be released by One Percent Press this fall. His ongoing making-comics workshop “Masters of the Grid” has yielded three anthologies of JB student work to date.

Upcoming Workshops & Events

Writing Center Workshop

Tuesday, March 15, 2016

“Draw My Life” Autobiographical Cartooning Workshop Taught by: Max Weiss, graphic novelist Where: Just Buffalo Writing Center 468 Washington Street @ Mohawk, 2nd Floor Buffalo, NY 14203 Date: March 15 & 17, 2016 Additional Dates: March 22 & 24, 2016 Time: 4:30 p.m.–5:30 p.m.

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Writing Center Workshop

Tuesday, March 22, 2016

“Draw My Life” Autobiographical Cartooning Workshop Taught by: Max Weiss, graphic novelist Where: Just Buffalo Writing Center 468 Washington Street @ Mohawk, 2nd Floor Buffalo, NY 14203 Date:March 22 & 24, 2016 Time: 4:30 p.m.–5:30 p.m.

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Writing Center Workshop

Tuesday, July 19, 2016

Cartoon Camp Taught by: Max Weiss, cartoonist, musician Where: Just Buffalo Writing Center 468 Washington Street @ Mohawk, 2nd Floor Buffalo, NY 14203 Dates: July 19 & 21, 2016 Additional Dates:July 26 & 28, 2016 Time: 4:30 p.m.–5:30 p.m.

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Writing Center Workshop

Tuesday, July 26, 2016

Cartoon Camp Taught by: Max Weiss, cartoonist, musician Where: Just Buffalo Writing Center 468 Washington Street @ Mohawk, 2nd Floor Buffalo, NY 14203 Dates: July 26 & 28, 2016 Time: 4:30 p.m.–5:30 p.m.

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Writing Center Workshop

Tuesday, November 1, 2016

STEAM-Powered Comics Taught by: Max Weiss, cartoonist/songwriter + Pat Kewley, writer/comedian Where: Just Buffalo Writing Center 468 Washington Street @ Mohawk, 2nd Floor Buffalo, NY 14203 Dates: November 1 & 3, 2016 Time: 4:30 p.m.–5:30 p.m.

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Writing Center Workshop

Tuesday, May 9, 2017

Advanced Cartooning Taught by: Max Weiss, cartoonist & musician Where: Just Buffalo Writing Center 468 Washington Street @ Mohawk, 2nd Floor Buffalo, NY 14203 Dates: May 9 & May 11, 2017 Additional Dates: May 16 & May 18; May 23 & May 25 Time: 4:30 p.m.–5:30 p.m.

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Writing Center Workshop

Tuesday, May 16, 2017

Advanced Cartooning Taught by: Max Weiss, cartoonist & musician Where: Just Buffalo Writing Center 468 Washington Street @ Mohawk, 2nd Floor Buffalo, NY 14203 Dates: May 16 & May 18, 2017 Additional Dates: May 23 & May 25 Time: 4:30 p.m.–5:30 p.m.

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Writing Center Workshop

Tuesday, May 23, 2017

Advanced Cartooning Taught by: Max Weiss, cartoonist & musician Where: Just Buffalo Writing Center 468 Washington Street @ Mohawk, 2nd Floor Buffalo, NY 14203 Dates: May 23 & May 25, 2017 Time: 4:30 p.m.–5:30 p.m.

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Writing Center Workshop

Tuesday, September 12, 2017

“Creating Comic Strips” Taught by: Max Weiss, cartoonist & songwriter Where: Just Buffalo Writing Center 468 Washington Street @ Mohawk, 2nd Floor Buffalo, NY 14203 Dates: September 12 & September 14, 2017 Additional Dates: October 17 & 19, November 14 & 16, December 12 & 14 Time: 4:30 p.m.–5:30 p.m.

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Writing Center Workshop

Thursday, October 26, 2017

“Creating Comic Strips” Taught by: Max Weiss, cartoonist & songwriter Where: Just Buffalo Writing Center 468 Washington Street @ Mohawk, 2nd Floor Buffalo, NY 14203 Dates: 26, 2017 Additional Dates: November 14 & 16, December 12 & 14 Time: 4:30 p.m.–5:30 p.m.

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Writing Center Workshop

Tuesday, November 14, 2017

“Creating Comic Strips” Taught by: Max Weiss, cartoonist & songwriter Where: Just Buffalo Writing Center 468 Washington Street @ Mohawk, 2nd Floor Buffalo, NY 14203 Dates: November 14 & 16, 2017 Additional Dates: December 12 & 14 Time: 4:30 p.m.–5:30 p.m.

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Writing Center Workshop

Tuesday, December 12, 2017

“Creating Comic Strips” Taught by: Max Weiss, cartoonist & songwriter Where: Just Buffalo Writing Center 468 Washington Street @ Mohawk, 2nd Floor Buffalo, NY 14203 Dates: December 12 & 14, 2017 Time: 4:30 p.m.–5:30 p.m.

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WORDS ON THE STREET: Adam Drury & Welks Mice

Wednesday, September 5, 2018

Where: Buffalo And Erie County Public Library Central Library Reading Park 1 Lafayette Square Buffalo, NY 14203 Date: September 5, 2018 Time: 12:00-1:00 p.m.

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ART COMIX with Max Weiss

Tuesday, September 11, 2018

Taught by:Max Weiss Where: Just Buffalo Writing Center 468 Washington Street @ Mohawk, 2nd Floor Buffalo, NY 14203 Dates: September 11 & 13, 2018 Time: 4:30 p.m.–5:30 p.m.

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