92Y Instructor Biography

Josh Bayer

Josh Bayer lives in Harlem and has worked as a Graphic Novelist, Fine Artist and Illustrator for twenty years. Josh is the editor of the anthology Suspect Device and the author of Theth and Raw Power. His style is characterized by a genre fusion tying together different historical cartooning styles with a devout punk rock anti-narrative. His comics work has been listed in the Best American Comics series and Theth was listed by The Comics Journal as one of the best small press comics of 2014. Bayer also has an extensive career producing conceptual art for a variety of TV and film productions for clients including MTV, HBO and Amnesty International. Josh earned an MFA in Illustration and Cartooning in 2009, and has been teaching professionally since 2007 at schools all over New York.

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