Julian Lawrence is an award-winning cartoonist, educator and comics scholar. Born in England and raised in bilingual Québec, his work has been published and displayed internationally by Fantagraphics Books, Les Editions des Plaines, Conundrum Press, National Film Board of Canada, Penguin Books, Cartoon Network and Aboriginal Peoples Television Network. A longtime member of Vancouver's DIY independent art scene, Lawrence is also an arts educator and researcher, with a specialization in using hand drawn comics as a tool to improve literacy, develop storytelling techniques and form identity. He lives in Middlesbrough, England, where he is a Senior Lecturer in the Comics and Graphic Novels Arts BA Honours program at Teesside University.
Senior Lecturer Comics, Graphic Novels & Sequential Art, Teesside University, Middlesbrough UK