Comic Collection Book by Gizem Vural, foreword by RJ Casey / ISBN 9786057404237 / an artist's book collecting work made between 2017 and 2021. Unpaginated paperback with exposed binding, 5.5 x 8 inches, a little poster included
Very pleased that I managed to stock some copies of this book before it sold out. (Though there will likely be another printing.)
"Mini comic series started as a side project to explore the use of panels and stories without words to create one page comics on abstract subjects, time, growing, nature, space and emotions..."
Book Design by E S Kibele Yarman / Published with Dante ve Istakoz.
Gizem Vural is an award-winning illustrator from Istanbul, living and working in New York. She studied graphic design at Mimar Sinan University of Fine Arts between 2006-2012. After dropping out she moved to New York to pursue becoming an illustrator. Since then she worked with many big publications and companies like The New Yorker, The New York Times, Apple and Bloomberg... Her colorful work is recognized by prestigious American Illustration and she holds three medals from Society of Illustrators. In 2018 she took a break from working in editorial and focused on creating abstract drawings on paper for galleries. And she had her first solo show in NY with Lazy Susan Gallery. In 2020 she decided to return to working with publishers again to explore more abstract visual storytelling.