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J. Timothy Quirk is an artist in residence at the Nutmeg Ballet Conservatory and he creates art and writes in Torrington, Connecticut.  Now THE CRAYON DIARY is a comic strip that features Torrington and is published Mon-Sat in the Register Citizen.

Email: thecrayondiary@gmail.com

The Art

November 2010-present Happy Central New York one panel comic published weekly in the Skaneateles Journal, Skaneateles, NY ( tp://auburnpub.com/skaneateles/opinion/cartoons/ )

April 2011-present  Jurassicals daily comic strip about Jurassic Dinosaurs in New York  published in the Auburn Citizen, Auburn, NY (sometimes archived on http://www.jurascals.com )

November 2012-present  Jurascals -daily comic strip about Jurassic Dinosaurs in Nebraska published in the McCook Daily Gazette, McCook Nebraska. (find an archive here http://www.mccookgazette.com/topic/jurascals/ )

April 2013-present NUTMEG JUNCTION-one panel comic about Trolleys in Connecticut published online on networkconnecticut dot com. (a collaboration between artists J. Timothy Quirk and Jessica Ponticelli (find an archive here http://networkconnecticut.com/category/nutmeg-junction/ )

August 2013-present The Crayon Diary Writing and drawing about life in Torrington, Connecticut.

January 2014-present-The Nutmeg Chatter -Continues writing and drawing about Torrington’s art community in long blog-interview format (as The Crayon Diary is prepared for a relaunch in March 2014)

January 2014-present. Becomes ARTIST IN RESIDENCE at the Nutmeg Ballet Conservatory

In The News

November 2012 Nebraska newspaper introduces the comic strip by J. Timothy Quirk http://www.mccookgazette.com/story/1912872.htm

February 2013 Artist of the Month for Register Citizen newspaper http://registercitizen.com/articles/2013/02/23/news/doc511a4f1d4daa9839494340.txt

In The News with Jessica Ponticelli, co-creator of Nutmeg Junction

May 2013 TV interview by legendary newscaster Ann Nyberg of J. Timothy Quirk and Jessica Ponticelli on the creation of Nutmeg Junction  http://www.wtnh.com//dpp/news/nyberg/connecticuts-cartoon-nutmeg-junction

(although the article is no longer a live link the video is here: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=fI2vUHWKf9A )

July 2013 Gallery on display of Nutmeg Junction Art  in the New Britain Public Library  http://www.newbritainherald.com/articles/2013/07/03/news/doc51d4e11ec4ef3815570861.txt

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