fine art, illustration and design by gillian goerz

PUBLICATIONS

Femme Magnifique, a comic anthology telling the stories of unsung women from the past and present. Edited by Shelly Bond. (Slated for release in Fall, 2017)

Ongoing illustration work for The Canadian Encyclopedia:
Celebrating the Stanley Cup and the Birth of the NHL
Mothers of Confederation

The No. 2 Construction Battalion
The Battle Of Ridgeway

Romeo and/or Juliet,  by Ryan North (Riverhead, 2016)

The Secret Loves of Geek Girls. "A First." by Gillian G. Ed. Hope Nicholson. Bedside Press, 2015. Dark Horse Comics reissue forthcoming, October 2016. (Gillian's comic listed as "a highlight" of the comic and writing anthology, by CBC Books)

Gillian Goerz and Mariko Tamaki. "Feminism." (an online comic) thewalrus.ca. Walrus Foundation, 2015 http://thewalrus.ca/feminism/

Chicken Game (a comic by Gillian Goerz and Mariko Tamaki). The Humber Literary Review, Issue 2, Volume 1, 2014/15. 

Descant 163: Cartooning Degree Zero (featuring the comic Christie's Smile by Gillian Goerz and Mariko Tamaki), 2014

Shameless Magazine (editorial illustration, various issues) 2013-2014

To Be Or Not To Be, by Ryan North (Breadpig, 2013)

 


AWARDS

Creative Quarterly 42, Runner Up: "Mothers of Confederation" series. Client: The Canadian Encyclopedia. Spring 2016

Creative Quarterly 35, Runner Up: "Say Hello to Spiri." Client:  Pleiades. Summer, 2014

 



Gillian Goerz (Gillian G.) B. Des  is an artist living in Toronto.  She works in illustration, comics, design, writing and fine art.  Her background includes copy writing, window-dressing, marketing, social media, acting, radio broadcasting, and much more. She also enjoys comedy, karaoke, cooking, reading, and riding her bike. 



CLIENTS

Scholastic

EFTO: The Elementary Teachers Foundation of Ontario

The Canadian Opera Company

Out of The Binders

Playwrites Canada Press

White Ribbon

The Second Cup

The Walrus

The Canadian Encyclopedia/Historica Canada

Caplansky's Delicatessen

The Drake Hotel / The Drake One Fifty / The Drake Devonshire Inn

Globe and Mail

Jacknife

Art from KaOs

InViVo

Johnson & Johnson 

Normative

Pleiades

Lilly's Lunches

Curbside Cycle

Rebel Unit

Persephone Theatre

Saskatoon District Health

City of Saskatoon

 

 

 





PRESS

"I'm not gonna lie, I'm kinda scared" - Article by Stanford Journalism Fellow Veronica Chambers her experience and our collaberation. 

"Gillian Goerz: Notebook (2014)" - Blog feature of my installation at The Drake Devonshire Inn, Prince Edward County. 

Interview with award-winning journalist Veronica Chambers about her work and our collaboration which was a part of her 2016-17 JSK Journalism Fellowship at Stanford University.