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Jade Armstrong (b. 1996, Canada)
jadearmst@gmail.com | http://www.jelajade.com | Montréal, Québec

Education
2014 – 2017 Sheridan College, Bachelor of Applied Arts, Animation
2017 Creating Graphic Novels For The Young Adult Market with Jo Knowles And Tillie Walden, one week summer workshop, Center For Cartoon Studies

Solo Publications
2017 – Confessions of A Third Year Animation Student, 32 pages, self-published
2017 – Tromboner Girls, 4 pages, self-published
2018 – Horoscope Hotties: The Ultimate Collection 16 pages, self-published
2019 – I Don’t Want Moths, 16 pages, self-published
2022 – Scout Is Not A Band Kid, 272 pages, Random House Graphics

Anthology Work
2016 – BROZINE comic anthology, co-editor with Shi-yeon Cho, contributor, 10 page comic, self-published
2016 – Dreams: A BOPU Squad Anthology comic anthology, contributor, 7 page comic
2017 – Horror!! Slaughter & Sleuthing: A BOPU Squad Anthology comic anthology, contributor, 14 page comic
2018 – FURR: A Tabulit Anthology, comic anthology, contributor, 6 page comic
2018 – AFAR: A Tabulit Anthology, comic anthology, contributor, 4 page comic
2018 – Archie: Fan Comics Digest, edited by Christine Wong, comic anthology, contributor, 12 page comic
2019 – Wavering Line Vol. 7, comic anthology, contributor, 4 page comic

Collaborative Projects
2015 – Doki Doki High Vol. 1, comic collaboration with Christine Wong and Victor Martins, self-published
2016 – Doki Doki High Vol. 2, comic collaboration with Christine Wong and Victor Martins, self-published
2018 – Warm Blood, Chapter 7 pages 1 -4, written by Josh Tierney, artist, webcomic
2016 – Doki Doki High Vol. 3, comic collaboration with Christine Wong, Victor Martins, and Jesse Denobrega, self-published
2017 Comic Ladies Night Anthology: Sisters, “Do You Kiss Your Sister with That Mouth?” written by Ellen Linzer, edited by Caitlin Rosberg, comic anthology, artist
2018 – Hello Boyfriend: Doki<3, comic collaboration with Christine Wong, Victor Martins and Keelin Gorlewski, self-published
2022 – Honey x Farmer, comic collaboration with Christine Wong, self-published
2022 – Gem House, comic collaboration with Rabeea Syed, self-published

Expositions
2017 – Exhibitor and Panelist, Toronto Comic Arts Festival, Toronto ON
2018 – 2020 Exhibitor, Toronto Comic Arts Festival, Toronto ON
2016 – 2018 Exhibitor, Canzine, Toronto ON
2016 – 2019 Exhibitor, Small Press Expo, Bethesda MD
2019 – Exhibitor, Chicago Alternative Comics Expo, Chicago, IL
2021 – Comics Out Loud! With The Hello Boyfriend Collective, facilitator along with Christine Wong, Keelin Gorlewski, Victor Martins, The Canada Comics Open Library, Toronto ON
2022 – Featured Guest, Vancouver Comic Arts Festival, Vancouver, BC
2022 – Featured Guest, Montreal Comic Arts Festival, Montreal PQ
2022 – “Queer Comics: More Than a Coming Out Story”, Panelist, Montreal Comic Arts Festival, Montreal PQ

 

Teaching Experience

2014 – 2017 Founder and Vice-President, Comic Making Club, Sheridan College, Oakville ON
2019 – Workshop: Drawing Backgrounds for Comics, Toronto Comic Arts Festival, Toronto ON
2020 – Workshop: Comic Speedrun, Word On The Street Festival, Toronto ON
2021 – Workshop: Shitty Comics With The Hello Boyfriend Collective, facilitator along with Christine Wong, Keelin Gorlewski, Victor Martins Word On The Street Festival, Toronto ON
2021 – Workshop: Drawing Backgrounds for Comics, The Canada Comics Open Library, Toronto ON
2022 – Workshop: Drawing Fast! Tips and Tricks, Vancouver Comic Arts Festival, Vancouver BC

Professional Experience
2016 – 2021, Background Painter at Elliott Animation, Toronto ON

Grants and Awards
2020 – Recipient of the Ontario Arts Council’s Literary Creation Projects (Works for Publication) for Scout Is Not A Band Kid