JOSEPH COTSIRILOS is a writer & cartoonist. His work has appeared in Ashcan Magazine, Aviary, Inter-Connected-Circles, Not My Small Diary, On Verge, Tumblr's homepage, galleries, and numerous comic book conventions. He’s a winner of the Ara Jo Memorial Fund Grant through the Rock Paper Scissors Collective.

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EDUCATION

Bard College (2010-2014) Written Arts.

AWARDS

Ara Jo Memorial Fund Grant.

COLLECTIONS

Sleeping Backwards. Graphic novel & collection.

My Growing Years. Graphic novel & collection.

The Bridge. Graphic novel.

Midwest. Collection of photography.

Three Short Stories. Collection of short stories.

Boys Moving. Novel.

STORIES, DESIGN, & FREELANCE

“Pancake Music” Not My Small Diary #20. 2020.

Guttermind Podcast Episode 1. Podcast. 2019.

Menu & Restaurant design. Muhammad Abdullah. 2019.

Freelance website design, layout, branding, & UI/UX. 2019.

George Cotsirilos. Website, Layout, branding, publicity & UI/UX. https://www.georgecotsirilos.com 2019.

Kevin’s Kards. Layout, branding, & UI/UX. https://kevinscards.com/ 2019.

“Not so Fast My Dear” Inter-Connected-Circles #5. 2019

“Two Small Stories” Rock Paper Scissors Collective. 2018.

“The State of Comics: They've Become Time" On Verge. 2016.

“Art In A 21st Century: Robert Lansden” On Verge. 2014.

“Boys Moving”, Bard College Library. 2014.

“Julian Macabee” Aviary. 2013.

EVENTS AND EXHIBITIONS

Snow (2020) One page included in a group show.

Graphic Wonderland: Showcase (2019) Eight pages included in a group show.

Holiday Pop-Up Show (2019) Twenty pages included in a group show.

Jungle Show 3.0 (2019) One page included in a group show.

Rose City Comic Con (2019) Comic book convention.

San Francisco Zine Fest (2019) Comic book convention.

Squaw Valley Writer's Workshop (2019) Writer's Retreat/Workshop.

Rock Paper Scissors Event: We're Here (2019) One page included in a group show.

Zinefest: Show Me Your Stories (2019) Comic book convention.

Mission Art & Comic Expo (2019) Comic book convention.

Syzygy Collab Art Show (2019) One page included in a group show.

WonderCon (2019) Comic book convention.

Cosmos Show (2019) One page included in a group show.

Homegrown Beats (2019) One page included in a group show.

December Showing (2018) One page included in a group show.

EBABZ - Showing via RPSC & Ara Jo Memorial Fund grant (2018)

Holiday Pop-up Show (2018) Twenty pages included in a group show.

Extremely Graphic: Showcase (2018) A short animated film included in a group show.

AfroComicCon (2018) Comic book convention.

October Art Show: Occult (2018) One page included in a group show.

Oakland Print Fair (2018) Twenty pages included in a group show.

San Francisco Zine Fest (2018) Comic book convention.

Syzygy Academy Exhibition (2018) One page included in a group show.

Afro Comic Con (2017) Comic book convention.

Alternative Press Expo (2017) Comic book convention.

WonderCon (2015) Comic book convention.

Alternative Press Expo (2014) Comic book convention.

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