Tag Archive: chicago

  1. Driftless Magazine feature

    I am pleased to have my comics featured in the sixth issue of a midwestern lifestyle magazine, Driftless.  After following the work of Shelly, Leah and Anna (editors), I approached them about creating illustrations for the magazine. I was thrilled when they wanted to print 4 spreads of my comics instead! They chose some of my dating comics, plus the …

  2. Commuter Naps is here!

    Studies show that you can improve sleep-deprived brain chemistry by taking short naps throughout the day.  The characters in my new book, Commuter Naps, seem to have figured this out. Released on April 11th, this book of illustrations shows ordinary people on their way to work, some of whom happen to be sleeping.  Commuter Naps was printed using …

  3. New minicomic: Commuter Naps

    For two years, I’ve been working on an idea for a book of illustrations, and I’m pleased to announce that this project finally has a release date: April 11th, 2016!  Commuter Naps is a collection fantastical ink wash drawings showing urban dwellers sleeping in strange places on their way to work.  Whether it’s walking the dog or riding a bike, …

  4. Gentrification and The Guardian

    Today a comic I drew and posted in 2012 was featured on a list on The Guardian.com: “From Doonesbury to Grayson Perry: 10 of the best gentrification cartoons.”  I’m thrilled to be included on this list. Here’s the original comic and post: Next thing you know, there’ll be a Whole Foods.

  5. Lounge Lizard

    A new client wanted a custom holiday cartoon for her Christmas card.  She wanted the image to be silly and include a portrait of herself and her cat.  I suggested that her cat be singing on the top of the piano, and my client proposed adding a martini and a mini Christmas tree, too.  Success! Need last minute Christmas …

  6. Infographic for Illinois Legal Aid Online

    For this non-profit’s year-end donor appeal email campaign, I was hired to create a flowchart “quiz”.  Due to concerns about celebrities’ publicity rights, I was asked not do do representational portraits of Steve Jobs, Malala Yousefzai or Kanye West, so I had to come up with another way to represent them! All text was provided by …