“I’m harkening back to the Tang Dynasty, Silk Road, seventh century,” she said. “They loved colorful things. I knew it had to be colorful, bright, full of patterns.”

To achieve this look, she digitally inks each page, prints them on silk screening paper, and applies watercolors by hand, achieving glittering jewel tones that glow like porcelain glaze.
~The Epoch Times

 

INTERVIEWS:

The Epoch Times, 7/22/13: Interview
Brooklyn Zine Fest, 1/13/12: Interview
Fully Engaged Feminism, 9/27/10: Interviewed for a podcast
ComixTalk, 9/14/10: Interview via video
FEN Magazine, 7/1/10: Interview

 

REVIEWS:

High/Low, 11/23/11: Review of He Also Has Drills for Hands
Border Hopping Blog, 10/1/10: Review of The Hookah Girl
The Comics Journal, 4/28/10: Review of The Hookah Girl, Volume 2 by Rob Clough
NY Daily News, 4/12/10: Featured as one of the "Best Comics from the 2010 MoCCA Art Festival"
PopCultureShock, 6/9/09: Shout-out by Rich Watson
ComicsGirl, 6/8/09: Mini-review of Starfish
Wayward Middle Eastern Girls, 4/3/08: Shout-out by Janine
PopCultureShock, 12/30/07: The Hookah Girl On Rich Watson's Top 10 Best Comics of 2007
Bookgasm, 8/29/07: Review of The Hookah Girl by Rod Lott
The Daily Cross Hatch, 8/6/07: Feature by Tom Hart

 

WORK FEATURED IN:

Mizna, Volume 14, issue 1, 2013
World War 3 Illustrated #42, 2011
Women's Review of Books, Volume 27, issue 4; July/August 2010
Creating Comics!: 47 Master Artists Reveal the Techniques and Inspiration Behind Their Comic Genius
Memoir (and) Magazine, Issue 5-Fall 2009

WORK SHOWN AT:

Bergen St, Comics, New York, NY (2012)
Launchpad, Brooklyn, NY (2011-2012)
Museum of Comic and Cartoon Art, New York, NY (2010)
Cineclub Bolzano, Bolzano, Italy (2009)
Secret Project Robot, Brooklyn, NY (2007)

SPOKEN AT:

The Society of Illustrators, New York, NY (2013)
Fashion Institute of Technology, New York, NY (2013)
RAWI, Dearborn, MI (2012)
Small Press Expo, Bethesda, MD (2010-2011)
Diwan: A Forum for the Arts, New York, NY (2011)
Bronx Academy of Arts and Dance, Bronx, NY (2011)
Center for Book Arts, New York, NY (2009)

 

TAUGHT ART AT:

Visiting Nurse Services, New York, NY (2008-present)
St. Ann's School, Brooklyn, NY (2009-2012)
Various elementary schools and after-school programs in the Tri-State area.