Other Publications


 Harvesting the Imaginary

Six articles compiled relating to art, the uncanny, the imaginary and the real, and object relations, especially regarding cartoons, toy culture, and childhood.

Fotopia Press 2008. 76 pages, 6″ x 9″. Perfect Bound, black and white interior ink.

Book Design

Köprü: The Chicago-Kavar Pen Pal Project.

This book compiles pen pal letters from students in Uptown Chicago at Christopher House to the village of Tokaçli in the Kavar Region of Southeastern Turkey. Implemented and with text by Allison Lowe-Fotos, Bridget Murphy, and Nurcan Basal, I archived the students’ many letters, photos and art that they sent to one another as a means of learning about other cultures and making lasting friendships beyond cultural borders.  Text in English and Turkish.

Fotopia Press 2011. 98 pages, 8.5 x 11in, perfect bound, full-color interior ink.

Ninth Letter

Fall/Winter 2007, Volume 4, No. 2

Cover Design and interior page design for short fiction work “Basquiat and Six Uses of Space” by Travis Kurowski.  The Ninth Letter is a collaborative arts and literary arts journal, combining innovative works of fiction, non-fiction, and poetry with the cutting-edge graphic design from students at the University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign.

Here’s a link to the video about the making of the interior pages for Basquiat and Six Uses of Space: Ninth Letter feature video.

Student Anthologies

DER: Answering the Question ‘Are Comics Art?’

A graphic anthology featuring the works of 13 comickers from the University of Illinois.

Fotopia Press 2008.

Action Comics: Real Stories and Secret Identities.

An anthology of students’ comics from an artist residency implemented at Chicago Christian Academy with 4th and 5th grade students.

Fotopia Press 2010. 24 pages, 8 X10in, saddle-stitch, full-color interior ink.

It’s All About Me: Family Focus at Volta Elementary School.

An Anthology of autobiographical student comics from an artist residency implemented  at Volta Elementary School’s Family Focus program.

Fotopia Press 2010. 8.26 x 11.69in, saddle-stitch binding, black and white interior ink.

Greeley Comics!

An anthology of student comics from an artist residency implemented at Greeley Elementary School.

8.5 x 11iin, saddle-stitch binding, black and white interior ink.