David Heatley

Jackson Heights, NY

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David Heatley is an artist, cartoonist and musician living in Queens, NY. His work has appeared on the cover of The New Yorker, in almost every section of The New York Times, in Art Review and in numerous literary anthologies, including Granta, Best American Comics (cover artist 2007), Yale's An Anthology of Graphic Fiction, Cartoons, and True Stories and the now legendary Chris Ware-edited McSweeney's #13. His critically acclaimed graphic memoir, My Brain is Hanging Upside Down, was published in 2008 by Pantheon Books (US) and Jonathan Cape (UK). The book has since been translated into 4 other languages and published in part or in whole in France, Spain, Belgium, Sweden and Switzerland. Heatley illustrated his first children's book for MacMillan's popular author Ellen Potter—Otis Dooda: Strange, But True—to be published in June 2013. When he's done drawing for the night, he can be found playing music with his two bands—The Bischoffs and Davey Curlijets—around New York City. More information can be found at davidheatley.com and thebischoffs.bandcamp.com.

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  1. Janky Clown Productions
  2. Eli McNally
  3. Blake Salzman
  4. JUL & MAT
  5. Saulo Valley

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  1. David Heatley commented on i am dragon
    This is really awesome. I asked some friends on FB who they thought was a brilliant teen filmmaker and Quintessa Matranga mentioned you. I know this is basically re-edited footage of a kind of self-portrait by Jesse, but you found the material and…