(graphic design) received a FineToon Fellowship for 2002 from The Washington
Post Writers Group. Chosen from more than 400 applicants, Kovaleski
received $5,000 and the opportunity to learn about comic strip syndication
through a series of seminars and mentoring. Kovaleski is developing
a strip entitled Bo Nanas about the adventures of a talking
Kovaleski, who lives in Spencerport,
N.Y., has been a cartoonist and illustrator for more than a dozen years.
In 1999, he was nominated for a Reuben Award from the National Cartoonists
Society in the category of advertising illustration. He teaches courses
in cartooning as an adjunct faculty member at RIT.
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