Artist Resume and Bio

Artist Bio

Tatiana Gill is a Seattle based cartoonist who uses her art to show strength and vulnerability, reflecting the diversity of women so often underrepresented in the media. Themes include body positivity, feminism, mental health, and recovery. Tatiana has created dozens of self-published comic books, teaches comics, and contributes to local & global publications.

Artist Resume

EXPERIENCE

Seattle Weekly — Cartoonist

November 2015 – Present

Contribute ~1 strip bimonthly about current events

Capitol Hill Blog — Cartoonist

March 2016 – March 2017

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

Self-employed, Location — Art  & Comics Teacher

2103 – present

Clients include Seattle Central College, Bellevue College, King County Juvenile Detention, King County Libraries, Union Gospel Mission, Thornton Creek School, and the YMCA

PROJECTS

Graphic Novels

I illustrated 2 graphic novels, written by Damon Hurd, that were bought by both an English and a French publisher

Shows and Events

I have recently exhibited my artwork at Fantagraphics Bookstore and Gallery, Populuxe Brewing, Push/Pull, Pioneer Square Saloon, Ballyhoo Curiosity Shop, Essentia, Pecha Kucha, and was a guest of honor at Olympia Comic Convention 2016

Self-Published Books

After 2 decades of creating zines and minicomics, in 2015 I started self-publishing books on Createspace. I now have 5 books that are distributed by Birdcage Bottom Books, available on Amazon, and at local bookstores

SKILLS

  • Photoshop, Illustrator and Indesign
  • Cartooning and Illustration
  • Self Publishing: Print and Web
  • Social Media and Networking

EDUCATION

The Evergreen State College, Olympia WA — B.A.

1994-1997

Studies focused on Visual Art, English Literature and Humanities

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