Danica Novgorodoff

EDUCATION
2002
B.A. Yale University
Graduated with distinction in the Art Major
Graduated Magna Cum Laude
Member Phi Beta Kappa


BOOKS 
2014
The Undertaking of Lily Chen, a graphic novel, published by First Second Books (Macmillan).
 
2009
Refresh, Refresh, a graphic novel, published by First Second Books (Macmillan) and Casterman (French edition).
 
2008
Slow Storm, a graphic novel, published by First Second Books (Macmillan).
 
2006
A Late Freeze, a graphic novel, self-published.
 

OTHER PUBLICATIONS
2007-2016
Art and writing published in Best American Comics, Artforum, Esquire Magazine, VQR, Slate Magazine, Orion Magazine, Seneca Review, Symbolia Magazine, World Literature Today Magazine, Ploughshares Literary Magazine, Gulf Coast Journal of Literature and Fine Arts, The Iowa Review, The Comics Journal, Ecotone Journal, Candlewick Press’s Cabinet of Curiosities, Essay Daily, and others.
 

EXHIBITIONS & AWARDS
2016
Sarabande Books 2016 Writer in Residence.
 
2015
New York Foundation for the Arts Fellowship Award in Literature.
 
2007-2014
Art exhibitions at 849 Gallery (Louisville, KY), The Roger Smith Hotel (New York, NY); the New York Institute of Technology (New York, NY); Pyro Gallery (Louisville, KY); Doma (New York, NY); Charmingwall Gallery (New York, NY); Riverviews Artspace (Lynchburg, VA); and Anno Domini gallery (San Jose, CA).
 
2010-2016
Artist residencies at the MacDowell Colony, Blue Mountain Center, Virginia Center for the Creative Arts, Brush Creek Foundation, Wildfjords Artist Residency (Iceland), and Willapa Bay.
 
2011
Refresh, Refresh included in Best American Comics.
 
2010 & 2011
Prevention for a Safer Society Award by the National Council on Crime and Delinquency for an illustrated report on innovation in criminal justice, and a guide to the juvenile justice system.
 
2007
Isotope Award for Excellence in Mini-Comics and Eisner Award nomination for A Late Freeze.


WORK
Current writer, artist, freelance graphic designer, illustrator, & teacher.

2015-2017
Comics teacher at Uptown Stories, a non-profit writing program in NYC.
 
2014
Adjunct lecturer at Kentucky School of Art (Louisville, KY).
 
2010-2012
Horse wrangler (Steamboat Springs, CO). 

2005-2009 
Designer, First Second Books, publisher of graphic novels.

2000 & 2002 
Assistant to photographer Sally Mann (Lexington, VA).
 


 
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