G. E. Gallas is a writer and illustrator best known for her graphic novel The Poet and the Flea about the poet-painter William Blake.
July 21st, 2018: Will exhibit at DC Zinefest in Washington, D. C.
Summer 2018: Selling Open Book Chocolates at local Maryland farmer’s markets.
December 16th, 2017: Exhibited at Bmore Into Comics Issue #16 in Baltimore, Maryland.
September 20th, 2017: Launched webcomic Pawn My Soul on pawnmysoul.tumblr.com.
September 16th -17th, 2017: Exhibited at SPX (Small Press Expo) in Bethesda, Maryland.
July – August 2017: Raised funds via Kickstarter for new book Hello Blob.
July 15th, 2017: Exhibited at DC Zinefest in Washington, D. C.
March 2017: The Poet and the Flea (Volume 1) is listed in John Windle Antiquarian Bookseller’s catalogue for their William Blake Gallery.
October 23rd, 2016: Launched a Patreon account: www.patreon.com/gegallas.
October 14th, 2016: The William Blake Gallery in San Francisco opens; the gallery carries The Poet and the Flea (Volume 1).
October 2016: The Poet and the Flea (Volume 1) is carried at Big Planet Comics.
September 30th – October 1st, 2016: Exhibited at Richmond Zine Fest in Richmond, Virginia.
September 19th – 30th, 2016: Exhibited zines Hello Blob and Smithereens at Series No. __, Gallery 102, The George Washington University.
September 17th – 18th, 2016: Exhibited at SPX (Small Press Expo) in Bethesda, Maryland.
August 2016: Began working as a part-time art teacher for an after school program.
July 23rd, 2016: Exhibited at DC Zinefest in Washington, D. C.
May 21st, 2016: Exhibited original pages of The Poet and the Flea at ARTSHOW_15: Comix at Hole in the Sky Collective in Washington, D.C.
May 2016: Hired by Roaring Pictures as social media manager and graphic designer for documentary web series The Sandi Connection.
April 23rd, 2016: Exhibited at Creator Con (Festival of Innovation in Technology, Art, & Gaming) in Silver Spring, Maryland.
April 2nd, 2016: Exhibited at PIX (Pittsburgh Indy Comix Expo).
October – December 2015: Successfully funded graphic novel The Poet and the Flea (Volume 1) via Kickstarter.
December 2nd, 2015: The Poet and the Flea (Vol. 1) reviewed by Cody Tomler, Comic Converse.
November 18th, 2015: The Poet and the Flea (Vol. 1) featured by Michael Edwards, Open Democracy.
November 11th, 2015: Interviewed by Allison O’Toole, Paper Droids.
October 24th, 2015: Interviewed by J. D. Boucher, Gothic Comics | G.E. Gallas Resurrects the Poet and the Flea
October 19th, 2015: Interviewed by Scott Reichert, Indigo Comics | WE LOVE YOUR WORK #3: G.E. GALLAS
October 13th, 2015: Interviewed by Lisa England, The Scrappy Storyteller | People Who Inspire Me: G. E. Gallas
October 2nd, 2015: The Poet and the Flea (Vol. 1) reviewed by Elessar, Moar Powah.
October 2015: Welsh in the Old West by Lorin Morgan-Richards featuring an illustration of Elias Morris by G. E. Gallas will be released.
September 24th, 2015: The Poet and the Flea (Vol. 1) reviewed by Drew, Music City Comics | “A Poet, You Know It!”
September 19th – 20th, 2015: Exhibited at SPX (Small Press Expo) in Bethesda, Maryland.
August 12th, 2015: Featured and interviewed by glommable (run by the staff of Touchstone Books, an imprint of Simon & Schuster) | Glom-sclusive: GE Gallas.
June – July 2015: Attended the Summer Publishing Institute at New York University: School of Professional Studies.
May 27th – 29th, 2015: Attended and volunteered at BookExpo America at the Javits Center in New York City.
Spring 2015: Took “Publication Design with InDesign” course at Montgomery College in Rockville, Maryland.
February 2015: Spoke upon invitation to “Survey of English Literature II” at Germanna Virginia Community College.
January 2015: Contributed a blog post to the Inspired by Blake festival (inspiredbyblake.co.uk), in conjunction with Blackwell’s Bookshop and the Ashmolean Museum of Art and Archaeology, University of Oxford. Contributed one-page comic “Strange But True” to Magic Bullet (Washington, D.C.’s free comics newspaper) #10.
December 11th, 2014: Spoke upon invitation to Wendall K. Harrington’s “Visual Storytelling” course at Yale University School of Drama.
November 2014: Hired to create over 60 illustrations for Do More Good. Better. by Steve Scheier.
October 2014: Created an illustration plan for Do More Good. Better. by Steve Scheier.
August 9th, 2014: Exhibited at DC Zinefest in Washington, D. C.
May 15th, 2014: Interviewed by Jenny Bhatt for Storyacious.com | Art Feature: The First Reich.
May 2014: Interviewed by Simon Ball for Spooky Isles | Death Is No Bad Friend.
March 8th, 2014: Exhibited at Smudge Comics Arts Expo in Arlington, Virginia.
March 7th, 2014: Interviewed by Mike Rhode for Washington City Paper | “Meet a Local Cartoonist: A Chat With G. E. Gallas.”
March 3rd, 2014: An illustration from The Poet and the Flea has been featured in the new header of the Blake House: Goings-on at the Blake Quarterly blog!
March 1st, 2014: Age of Saints: An Illustrated Guide to the Saints of Wales by Peter Anthony Freeman featuring an illustration of Saint Tewdrig by G. E. Gallas released.
February 28th, 2014: The Death Is No Bad Friend trailer was screened at the launch of POP (Pride of Place) art space in Hull, UK.
February 4th, 2014: Scared Stiff: Everything You Need to Know About 50 Famous Phobias by Sara Latta and illustrated by G. E. Gallas released.
January 16th, 2014: Interviewed by Jenny Bhatt for Storyacious.com | “Conversations: Screenwriter, Graphic Novelist, Illustrator — G. E. Gallas.”
October 31st, 2013: The Poet and the Flea featured by Melissa D. Johnston for Creative Thresholds.
October 12th – 13th, 2013: Exhibited at APE (Alternative Press Expo) in San Francisco.
September 14th – 15th, 2013: Exhibited at SPX (Small Press Expo) in Bethesda, Maryland.
August 31st – September 1st, 2013: Exhibited at the San Francisco Zine Fest in San Francisco.
May 28th, 2013: Spoke upon invitation to The Blake Society, London.
May 15th – 26th, 2013: Attended the Cannes International Film Festival.
January – April, 2013: Interned at Zest Books, a young adult non-fiction publishing company in San Francisco, California.
June 2011 – January 2012: Researched, wrote, and completed first two full-length screenplays, Who is Laurence Harvey? and The Golden Curator.
May 2011: Graduated from New York University, Gallatin School of Individualized Study. Concentration entitled, “Exploring and Examining Otherness: Japan as well as The Globe.” Colloquium/Rationale entitled, “The Hero as Other.”
2009-2010: Spent year abroad in Tokyo, Japan at Sophia University.
During high school, wrote, illustrated, and self-published first graphic novel.
Has studied Japanese language, literature, and culture since elementary school.
Born in Washington, D.C.