Artist’s Resume

(Updated January 2014)

Selected Projects and Partnerships

Ongoing – Since 2007: Professional graphic recorder/ graphic facilitator. Attends meetings and conferences and visually captures content for innovative organizations.

2013: Conceived and executed a visual story map centerfold and comic strip profiles for the annual report of the Women’s Foundation of California (San Francisco).

Ongoing – since 2012: Provides live illustration for advertising agencies during pitches to prospective clients. Clients: Venables-Bell and Partners (San Francisco), Freeman XT (San Francisco), InVision Communications (Walnut Creek, CA), and others.

Ongoing – Since 2012: Network associate with ImageThink (Brooklyn). Provides graphic recording on assignment at corporate conferences and events.

2013: Performed live sketch-noting on iPad at two-day Business Model Generation Workshop with Zurich-based Business Model Foundry, in Toronto.

Ongoing – since 2012: Created series of whiteboard animation “explainer” videos from storyboard to final production for financial services company, Financial Engines.

2013: Created drawings for animation using iPad for a series of ten training videos for Ocean Beach Productions. Client: Learn Up.

2011: Google: Illustrated a series of workplace story comic strips for in-house guidebook to Google’s sales practices and principles.

2010: “TNDC Celebrity Pool Toss”: Developed logo and collateral materials for fundraiser and silly San Francisco institution.

Present – since 2010: Created company brand and packaging for health product, Aromax.

2006: “Froggie Went A’Courtin’,” Selected finalist in design competition for sculptural play environment at Children’s Fairyland, City of Oakland, California. Assembled a multi-disciplined group of artists and builders; managed group conceptualization, design iteration and model development.

1989–2011: “Troubletown.” Nationally-syndicated comic strip (see below for publication list).

2011: “Drinking and Inking.” A live streaming comedy webcast featuring Lloyd Dangle drawing cartoons.

2009-2011: “Lloyd Dangle’s Sly and Snide Slideshow.” Performed a touring comedy slideshow that appeared in Chicago, New York, Oakland, Portland, San Francisco, Seattle, Tucson, and for the Western Regional Conference of the Association of Alternative Newsweeklies, 2010.

1998–2010: Airborne Health Products. Creator of company brand, packaging, and advertising for world’s number-one selling cold remedy

2003–2006: Terrain Magazine, cartoons and illustrations for magazine of Berkeley Ecology Center

2004 “Street Level View of the Republican National Convention,” The Stranger, Seattle. Comic strip event reportage on assignment, selected for Best American Comics, Houghton-Mifflin

2003 “Monstershow,” Champawat Pictures, Carmel. Brand and designs for sets and characters for promotional booklet for theatrical project

1997–2002, San Fransicsco Daily Journal. Illustrated weekly legal affairs column by Jessica Guynn

2002: “Polly Professor,” Birdbrain Productions. Packaging and company brand for unusual educational product for birds

2001 “Nighty-Night San Francisco,” Champawat Pictures, Carmel. Logo and theatrical backdrop for fake talk show, San Francisco

2001 “Adventures in Shaving,” Edge Shaving Gel, Robinson and Maites Advertising, Chicago. Cartoon booklet for an advertising campaign targeting young shavers.

1995 “How to Butt In, Teens Take Action” handbook, American Nonsmokers’ Rights Foundation, Berkeley

1992 “Lollapalooza Music Festival,” Created mural panel which traveled with music tour

1988-1992 “Bleachman,” AIDS awareness superhero for educational campaign, character, billboards, pamphlets and other collateral, San Francisco AIDS Foundation

1989 “Phoenix Funbook,” Joie Da Vivre Hotels. Created souvenir coloring book of hipsters and rock stars for Phoenix Hotel, San Francisco “art” hotel

1989 Airborne Express, Mark Zaremba Design. Created promotional dartboard

Selected Publications

American Lawyer, Business Start-Ups, California Lawyer, Blab!, Careers and Colleges, Cosmopolitan, Diablo, Ecompany Now, Electronic Musician, Entertainment Weekly, Entrepreneur, Infoworld, Interactive Week, Legal Affairs, Los Angeles Times, MacAddict, Mother Jones, Motorbooty, The Nation, New York Times, Outside, Parenting, PC World, The Progressive, Pulse!, Psychology Today, San Francisco Chronicle, San Francisco Daily Journal, San Francisco Examiner Magazine, Shape, Sierra, Skiing, Time Magazine, Utne Reader, Village Voice, Washington City Paper, Wired


2011, Solo show: Last Stop Troubletown, San Francisco Cartoon Art Museum

2004, Group show: Human Rights Day Comics Exhibition, Mantua, Italy

2003, Group show: Alternative to What? Comic Art of the Free Weeklies, San Francisco Cartoon Art Museum

2002, Group Show: Raw, Boiled, and Cooked, and Bay Area Blast! Yerba Buena Center for the Arts, San Francisco

2001 Group show: Stranger Than You, San Francisco Cartoon Art Museum

1996 Group show, Orgy: International Comics Show, Montreal

1992 Two person show: Dangle Meets Dolezol, San Francisco Cartoon Art Museum


AAN (Association of Alternative Newsweeklies) Award, best cover illustration, 2011, Tucson Weekly

Addy Award, Silicon Valley Ad Club, Best self-promotion for Orloff Williams Advertising Agency.

Maggie award, best editorial illustration, Sierra Magazine, 2002

Selected Anthologies

Anne Elizabeth Moore and Harvey Pekar, Best American Comics, Houghton Mifflin, 2006

Daryl Cagle and Brian Fairrington, The Best Political Cartoons of the Year, 2006 Edition, Que Publishing, 2006

Pete Friedrich, Road Strips: A Graphic Journey Across America, Chronicle Books, 2005

Daryl Cagle and Brian Fairrington, The Best Political Cartoons of the Year, 2005 Edition, Que Publishing, 2005

Mack White and Gary Groth, The Bush Junta: 25 Cartoonists on the Mayberry Machiavelli and the Abuse of Power, Fantagraphics Books, 2005

Raymond Lesser and Susan Wolpert, The Best of the Best American Humor: The Funniest Cartoons, Columns, and Essays from The Funny Times Newspaper, Three Rivers Press, 2002

Ted Rall, Attitude: The New Subversive Political Cartoonists, Nantier, Beall, Minoustchine Publishing, Inc., 2002 p.12-16

Jakob S. Boeskov, Pleasure Prison 2001, Flax Data (Denmark), 2001 Chris Siquera, Comic Book Quadrinho Norte Americano, Conrad Livros (Brazil) 1999 P. Kallio, Suuri Kurpitsa, Citioffset, (Finland) 1991

Bruce Hilvitz and Lloyd Dangle, Heck: Comic Art of the Late 1980’s, Rip Off Press, 1989

Bob Callahan, The New Comics Anthology, Dennis Eichorn, Real Stuff, series of anthologies. Aline Kominsky Crumb, Weirdo, Last Gasp, 1989


Lloyd Dangle, Troubletown Told You So, Comics that Could’ve Saved Us from this Mess, published by author, 2006

Lloyd Dangle, Axis of Trouble, An Arsenal of Troubletown Cartoons, published by author, 2003

Lloyd Dangle, Troubletown Manifestos ‘n’ Stuff, published by author, 2000

Lloyd Dangle, Troubletown Funky Hipster Trash, published by author, 1998

Lloyd Dangle, Focus Group Tested Troubletown, published by author, 1997

Lloyd Dangle, Next Stop Troubletown, Manic D Press, 1996

Lynn Gordon and Lloyd Dangle, Real Recipes for Casual Cooks, A Comic Book Cookbook, Doubleday Main Street Books, 1996

Lloyd Dangle, Contract with Troubletown, published by author, 1995

Lloyd Dangle, Second Hand and Previously Used Troubletown, published by author, 1994

Lloyd Dangle (illustrations by), Sunday in San Francisco, Fodors, 1994

Lloyd Dangle, dangle, issues 1-4, Drawn & Quarterly Publications, 1993-1995

Lloyd Dangle, The Phoenix Funbook, Joie Da Vivre Hotels, 1986

Education and Advocacy

2002–2004 National President, Graphic Artists Guild

2002 Freelance Writers and Artists Protection Act of 2002, legislative effort, national organizer and industry expert

2001–2003 Center for Electronic Arts, San Francisco. Instructor for class, “Ethics and Practices”

1999, 2001, 2003, Speaker on copyright and advocacy issues, ICON, Illustration Conference

1998–2000: President, Northern California Chapter of the Graphic Artists Guild

1996–2000 CA Artists Tax Fairness Act, legislative effort, state organizer and industry expert

Professional Affiliations

2012-present: Member International Association of Facilitators

2009-present: Member: International Forum of Visual Practitioners

2006-2010: Member: Licensing Industry Merchandisers Association

1996–present: Member: Graphic Artists Guild

2006–2011: Member: Independent Press Association

1999–2011: Associate Member: Association of Alternative Newsweeklies

2003–2007: Member, Advisory Board of the Cartoon Art Museum, San Francisco


B.F.A. University of Michigan, 1983

Selected Bibliography

Moira Gunn, “Tech Nation: Discussion of book: Road Trips,” National Public Radio, November, 2005

2005 “Marketplace” National Public Radio. Topic: Economics of comics syndication.

Molly Ivins, “Big Time Trouble––But Why Worry”, Creators Syndicate, July 25, 2005

Will Swaim, “Tribute: Dangle Participle” OC Weekly, Vol. 11 No. 01 September 9 – 15, 2005

Brian Pera, Review of Axis of Trouble: An Arsenal of Troubletown Cartoons, by Lloyd Dangle, San Francisco Bay Guardian Literary Supplement, November 2003: p 9-10

Reed McManus, “There Oughta Be A Cartoon,” Sierra Magazine, July/August 2002, p.68-69

Ilise Benun, “A Monster Promotion,” How Magazine, October, 2000, p16-20

Agosto, “Cool and Interesting Websites,” Web Hits, Creative and Artistic Sites from Around the World Wide Web, Design EXchange Publishing, 2000, p. 136-139

Austin English, “Touring Troubletown with Lloyd Dangle,” The Comics Journal, May 2000, p.91-99

1992 KALX Berkeley Radio, Barry St. Vitus Show: Lloyd Dangle Interviews

Harley Schwadron, “Just Cartooning Around,” Michigan Alumnus, Summer 1999, p.28-32

A. Clay Thompson, “Troublemaker, Ten Years of Troubletown.” San Francisco Bay Guardian, 11 November 1998, Cover Story

Michael Mosher, “Lloyd Dangle’s Long Devil’s Night” The Comics Journal, October 1993 : p.106-108

Troubletown comics appeared in the following publications:

Anderson Valley Advertiser
Asheville Global Report
Austin Chronicle, Austin TX
Bellingham Weekly, Bellingham, WA
Big Bend Gazette, Big Bend, TX
Broward–Palm Beach New Times
Buffalo Beat
Buzzard Magazine
Carbondale Nightlife, Carbondale, IL
Cleveland Free Times
Cleveland Scene
City Pages, Minneapolis
Comic Press News, Sacramento, CA
Every Other Weekly, Bellingham, WA
FAIR Extra!, National
Funny Times, National
Honolulu Weekly
Houston’s Other, Houston
ICON, Iowa City
Independent Weekly, Durham, NC
Inside Pittsburgh
Jackson Free Press, Jackson MS
LA New Times
LA Weekly
Metro!, San Jose
Miami New Times
New York Press
OC Weekly, Costa Mesa, CA
Philadelphia Weekly, Philadelphia
Portland Mercury, Portland, OR
Progressive Magazine, National
Public News, Houston
Punchline, Richmond VA
Quiver, Bloomington, IN
Seven Days, Burlington, VT
San Diego Reader, San Diego
San Francisco Bay Guardian*
San Jose Mercury News
Savanna Connect
The Inlander, Spokane, WA
The Stranger, Seattle
Telluride Watch
Tucson Weekly, Tucson
Utne Reader, National
Weekly Alibi, Albuquerque

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