Comics / Illustration / Education
Zoe Schein is a teaching artist, freelance illustrator and cartoonist who grew up in central Illinois. As a teacher, Zoe creates and teaches classes in drawing, comics, art history and memoir writing for students of all ages. Schein works primarily in informal and non-traditional educational settings such as after school programs, community organizations, libraries, and with private clients. They delight in teaching.
As an illustrator, their focus is on educational comics: they recently illustrated a book of short comics stories titled Clinical Ethics: A Graphic Medicine Casebook, which will be published by Penn State University Press in 2022.
For their personal art, Zoe works in graphite, ink, and paper collage, taking inspiration from nature, anatomy, art history, and the spaces they feel at home.
Zoe earned their MA in Art + Design Education from the Rhode Island School of Design (RISD) in 2017, and their BA in Gender, Women’s and Sexuality Studies from Grinnell College in 2012.
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