Tatiana Gill is a Seattle based cartoonist who uses her art to show resilience and vulnerability, and representing diversity that goes unseen in most media. Themes include self love, health care, and feminism. Tatiana has created dozens of self-published comic books, teaches comics, and contributes to local & global publications.
Capitol Hill Blog — Cartoonist
March 2016 – present
Contribute a strip every 3 weeks about a local news topic
Freelance — Cartoonist and Illustrator
2000 – present
Recent clients include Seattle Central College, The Stranger, Seattle Globalist, and individuals and small businesses
Freelance — Art & Comics Teacher
2013 – present
Teach classes and workshops about comics, illustration, and self-publishing. Clients include Seattle Central College, Bellevue College, King County Juvenile Detention, King County Libraries, Geek Girl Con, Gender Odyssey Con, Power of One Conference
Seattle Weekly — Cartoonist
November 2015 – July 2017
Contribute ~1 strip bimonthly about current events
I illustrated 2 graphic novels, written by Damon Hurd, that were published by Alternative Comics (USA) and Editions Ca et La (France). I am currently working on a long graphic novel with the writer Craig Magaret.
Shows and Events
I have recently exhibited my artwork at Fantagraphics Bookstore and Gallery, Populuxe Brewing, Push/Pull, Seattle Public Library, Cupcake Royale, and was a guest of honor at Olympia Comic Convention 2016
I have been creating zines and minicomics for 20 years. I have created 6 new books in the past 2 years that are distributed by Emerald Comics Distro, Birdcage Bottom Books, available on Amazon, and in PNW bookstores
- Photoshop, Illustrator and Indesign
- Cartooning and Illustration
- Self Publishing: Print and Web
- Social Media and Networking
The Evergreen State College, Olympia WA — B.A.
Studies focused on Visual Art, English Literature and Humanities