Lauren Armstrong shares her experience living and working as a painter and comic artist through the COVID-19 pandemic. Her new comic, Gator Boi, released summer 2021, follows a gator modeled on Avril Lavigne’s “Sk8er Boi” who visits earth from his demon dimension.
About the Artist: Lauren Armstrong is a comic artist, painter, and straight-up goofball. She graduated from Cornish College of the Arts with degrees in Painting and Video. Her comics have appeared in The Seattle Weekly and comic newspapers Thick As Thieves and Hair Flip. Her artwork has been displayed in Seattle’s City Hall gallery, and a mural she painted is visible in Pioneer Square. She’s been chosen as a Trailer Blaze comic artist resident for 3 consecutive years and is an Advisory Board Member for Short Run Seattle. Find her work at @Larmco and @tigerchildrencobramountain.
Gator Boi, comic page by Lauren Armstrong, 2021.