DAUGHTER: Comics by Glynnis Fawkes – Mutha Magazine


Published on February 26th, 2014 | by Glynnis Fawkes


DAUGHTER: Comics by Glynnis Fawkes


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Glynnis Fawkes draws comics almost every day, on moments large and small. Her daughter Helen is seven years old (but can count pretty high).

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About the Author

Glynnis Fawkes

Glynnis Fawkes grew up in Portland, OR.  She holds a joint MFA from the School of the Museum of Fine Arts (Boston) and Tufts University. Her paintings and cartoons have been exhibited internationally, and she has worked extensively as illustrator on archaeological projects in Greece, Cyprus, Turkey, Lebanon, and Israel. A Fulbright Fellowship to Cyprus allowed her to publish Archaeology Lives in Cyprus (Hellenic Bank, Nicosia 2001), a book of paintings, and Cartoons of Cyprus (Moufflon Publications, Nicosia, 2001).   She was named among the Best American Comics Notables in 2012 and 2013 and “The Sultan’s Daughter,” a story form Boccaccio’s Decameron, won a Sequential Artists Workshop grant in 2013.  She teaches a Comix Workshop course at the University of Vermont, and lives in Burlington with her music archaeologist/classics professor husband and two children. Her work may be seen at GlynnisFawkes.com.

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