March 10, 2015
Dear Amanda was shortlisted for the Cartoonist Studio Prize!
Winners will be announced in April. Thanks Slate Book Review and the Center for Cartoon Studies!
Inaction Comics, Coming April 2015
I created the cover and chapter illustrations for the new comics anthology Inaction Comics
, edited by Kimball Anderson. It can be pre-ordered here!
Ley Lines, Coming May 2015
I'm excited to be part of Czap Books and Grindstone's joint publication series, Ley Lines
. My book will be about Vincent van Gogh, and will be released in May 2015 at the Toronto Comic Arts Festival. You can order a 2015 subscription here.
My name is Cathy G. Johnson
. I'm an artist in Providence, Rhode Island. I make comics, drawings, prints and books about confrontation and sincerity. I draw inspiration from my life and my community, as well as philosophy and critical theory. I was awarded the 2014 Ignatz Award for Promising New Talent. My first graphic novel, Jeremiah
, debuted in 2013. It can be found here.
My work can be found at my online store
, One Percent Press
, Czap Books
, Ley Lines
, and Silver Sprocket
In addition to my artwork, I am also a teacher at various afterschool art and theatre programs throughout Rhode Island. I am also a founder and organizer of the Rhode Island Independent Publishing Expo
. RIPExpo was awarded a project grant from the Rhode Island State Council for the Arts in 2015.
Click here for my complete CV.
Make It Then Tell Everybody
on Comics Bulletin
on Comics & Cola
on Sequential State
on Panel Patter
Other Recent Press
Dan Koisí Favorite Books of 2014, Jeremiah
on Slate Book Review
Top Ten Graphic Novels of 2014, Dear Amanda
on Baltimore City Paper
Comics That Challenged Me in 2014, Dear Amanda
on Sequential State
Weird Sisters, A Happy Death
on The Comics Journal
Ignatz Award Winner for Promising New Talent on Comic Book Resources
, Comics Beat
Brainstorm, a presentation at Oberlin College
I am available for illustration, comic and commission jobs. Please email me--
Or email my agent, firstname.lastname@example.org
© Cathy G. Johnson 2002 - 2015