Chris Ware, will be an upcoming visiting artist in spring of 2014 at Missouri Western. Chris Ware is a recipient of the American Book Award, has been exhibited at the Whitney Biennial and has had a solo exhibition at the Museum of Contemporary Art, Chicago. He is a frequent contributor to the New York Times and the New Yorker magazine. Below is the link to the New York Times review of his most recent (and astonishing) book project, Building Stories. He is represented by the Adam Baumgold Gallery in New York.
See this article from the NY Times on Chris. http://www.nytimes.com/2012/10/21/books/review/building-stories-by-chris-ware.html
More details to come.