Liz Yerby is a cartoonist based out of Portland, Oregon. They make comics, and are self-published as well as contribute to anthologies. They also help organize Portland Zine Symposium and regularly do workshops on art-making with adults and the youth.  

They can be found elsewhere on the internet on instagrametsy, and  tumblr.

EDUCATION

  • Graduate, 2015, Independent Publishing Resource Center Comics Certificate Program, Portland, OR

  • B.A. in Russian, 2013, Portland State University, Portland, OR

AWARDS

PUBLICATIONS: SOLO WORK

  • Marcie is Still Worried, self-published, 2017

  • Sir, is This Love?, self-published, 2016

  • The New Yerby, self-published, 2016

  • What Marcie Worries About, self-published, 2015

  • Suck it Picasso, 32-page comic, self-published, 2015

PUBLICATIONS: ANTHOLOGY CONTRIBUTIONS

  • 1001 Journal, issue 3, 2017

  • Vision Quest #5 - #8, 2016 - 2017

  • 1001 Journal, issue 2, 2016

  • Zine Futurisms, a PZS anthology, 2016

  • Comics Editor, 1001 Journal, issue 1, 2015

  • Illustrator, City on a hill: Legends and Tales of Nizhny Novgorod, published by Ooligan press, 2013

  • Cover art, Pathos Literary Magazine, Spring 2011

PUBLICATIONS: SOUND GROUNDS WRECKIN' CREW ANTHOLOGIES, CONTRIBUTOR AND EDITOR

  • Hometowns,  2017

  • Still Fragile,  2017

  • Movie Night,  2016

  • Important Cats, 2016

  • A Fragile Bundle, 2016

COMICS, ZINE AND ART FESTIVALS

  • Canzine, Vancouver B.C., November 2017 (Upcoming!)

  • Short Run Seattle, Seattle, WA, November 2017 (Upcoming!)

  • Olympia Zine Fest, Olympia, WA, October 2017 (Upcoming!)

  • Portland Zine Symposium, Portland, OR, July 2017 

  • Crafty Wonderland, Portland, OR, December 2016 

  • Euzine fest, Eugene, OR, November 2016 

  • Short Run, Seattle, WA, November 2016

  • Portland Zine Symposium, Portland, OR, July 2016

  • New Orleans Comics and Zine Fest, New Orleans, LA, 2015

  • Portland Zine Symposium, Portland, OR, July 2015

  • Bellingham Comics Arts Festival, Bellingham, WA, 2015

  • LA Zine Fest, Los Angeles, CA, 2015

  • New Orleans Comics and Zine Fest, New Orleans, LA 2014

  • Portland Zine Symposium, Portland, OR,  2014

  • Portland Zine Symposium, Portland, OR,  2013

GROUP EXHIBITIONS

  • 2017 Outside the Lines , White Gallery. Portland, OR

  • 2017 Do-It-Yourself: From Zines Comes Art, Scrap pdx, Portland, OR

  • 2016  Past Perfect, Center for Performance and Technology Art Gallery, Natchitoches, LA

COMICS PERFORMANCES

ORGANIZING

  • Organizer, Portland Zine Symposium 2017-2018

PRESS

TEACHING

  • Portland Children's Museum's leading drop-in activities around comics, watercolor painting, and observational drawing with children (primarily children under six) and their caregivers (2015 - Present)
  • Facilitated a one-day class with Miss Anthology on Character Development in 2017
  • Facilitating workshops around making zines, button making and shrinky dinks with the Portland Zine Symposium
  • Independent Publishing Resource Center (IPRC) teaching one-time workshops on InDesign, Book Production and Zines 101. Led two sessions of their Kids Comics class series
  • Spent three months doing an internship helping with English Classes to students age 16-19 in Nizhny Novgorod Russia
  • Sun School Program With a team of other teachers helped teach a music class afterschool to Kindergarteners and First Graders

DESIGN WORK

  • Independent Publishing Resource Center, Window displays, illustrations, book production

  • Cinema 21, Poster Design and installation piece design for Kickstarter

  • Museum of Contemporary Craft, Card Design for volunteer corps

  • Rocket 3, Album art

  • Snoot Books, book production

  • Private Clients, Wedding announcements, custom jewelry, portraits, book design and production