Leela Corman

Leela Corman studied painting, printmaking and illustration at Massachusetts College of Art. Her book Queen’s Day earned her a Xeric Award in 1999 and was called “music to my eyes” by Scott McCloud. She has created two more graphic novels including her latest, Unterzakhn, published by Schocken/Pantheon. She has illustrated books for major publishers on crafts, fashion, gardening, dating and other topics. She is also an accomplished bellydancer and bellydance instructor. Corman and her husband, Tom Hart, are the founders of The Sequential Artists Workshop, a non-profit organization dedicated to the prosperity and promotion of comic art and artists, offering instruction in comic art, graphic novels and visual storytelling in vibrant Gainesville, Florida, where she is also an adjunct instructor at University of Florida.

WORKS:

Unterzakhn 
Subway Series

Queen’s Day
with contributions to:
Alternative Comics #1
Bogus Dead
Belle and Sebastian Anthology (Image Comics, 2006)
Sexy Chix (Dark Horse, 2006)

AWARDS:

Xeric Award winner, Queen’s Day, 2000

INTERVIEWS:

Inkstuds– May 17th, 2012
There Is No Moral Symmetry in Real Life: The Millions, August 3, 2012
Leela Corman Talks About Her “Unterzakhn” Comic Book Resources April 24th, 2012

LINKS:

Official Site