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Tim McEwen is a feature film storyboard and concept artist, illustrator, cartoonist, graphic designer and comic book creator, and has been professionally published since he was 17 years old.

His most notable comic book creation is Greener Pastures (with Michael Michalandos), which stars the naïve and loveable stud bull Trevor Bovis. Multi-award winning, internationally distributed and having featured in 12 exhibitions internationally, it has fans worldwide. A new 200+ page Greener Pastures graphic novel is currently in the works. 

Tim has been involved in Australian comics since the 1980s as creator, publisher, distributor, event organiser, commentator, educator, reviewer, advocate and more, including co-founding Australia’s largest comic con (Supanova Comic-Con & Gaming), and reestablishing the Ledger Awards for excellence in Australian comics. He has taught comics creation, history and theory at university, primary and secondary schools, privately and in workshops. 

Tim’s the proud father of two grown-up kids and has an understanding wife who hasn't thrown out his collection of 10,000 comic books. He resides in Sydney, Australia.

ComicsEdit

  • Greener Pastures Read To Me Special / Good Grief flipbook and audio tape. Self-published. (September 2018)
  • Greener Pastures LICAF Special. Self-published. (October 2016)
  • Greener Pastures Supanova 2005 Special Mini. Self-published. (2005)
  • Greener Pastures 24 Hour Comic Mini Special. Self-published. (2002)
  • Greener Pastures #1 - 7, #4.5, #7.5, Extravaganza #1. Kronos Komics. (1994 - 1998)
  • Inkspot #80. Australian Cartoonists Association. (2018)
  • The Ledger Awards Annual #4.The Ledger Awards. (2017)
  • Minotaurs & Mayhem. Self-published. (2014)
  • Sherlock Holmes: Dark Detective Preview, #4 and #6. Black House Comics. (2009 - 2010)
  • Uncle Doc & the Goose/Greener Pastures Flipbook. Kronos Komics. (2007)
  • Uncle Doc & the Goose - Project: 100 Ashcan 1. Self-published. (2006)
  • The Watch volume 2 #4. Phosphorescent Comics. (2002)
  • OzCon Souvenir Program. (1998)
  • Hepcats #7 and #10. Double Diamond Press. (1991 and 1992)
  • The Western Weekender. (Weekly, 1991)
  • Tharunka. University of New South Wales. (Bi-weekly, 1990)
  • The Parrot. Nepean College (University of Western Sydney). (Bi-weekly, 1986 to 1988)
  • The Edge. North Shore local government. (bi-monthly, 1984 to 1985)

Anthology contributionsEdit

  • Australia!. Comicoz. (December 2015)
  • The Adventures of Peter Pumpkinhead. White Cat Press. (9 November 2015)
  • The Sixsmiths: Volume Two. Published by Caliber Comics. (9 October 2015)
  • Split #1. Samuel McEwen. (19 September 2015)
  • Decay #19. Dark Oz. (April 2015)
  • Pieces Project Book 2. (February 2015)
  • Clubhouse Comics. Monster Comics. (2011)
  • The Tango Collection. Allen & Unwin. (2009)
  • Tango #6. Cardigan Comics. (2006)
  • Totally Wicked #5. Self-published. (1993)
  • All That Jazz Too. Self-published. (1993)
  • Issue One #5. Issue One Comics. (1992)
  • Nervous Breakdowns #2 - 5. Issue One Comics. (1992 - 1993)
  • 16 Hours. (1992)
  • Magnum Opus. (1991)
  • Liedekijn
  • Tides of Hope

ExhibitionsEdit

  • Australian Comics presented by IllustrateYourLife. 29 International Festival of Comics and Games. Lodz, Poland. (15 September - 25 November 2018) 
  • What We Do When We’re Not Teaching You. JMC Academy Sydney, 561 Harris St, Ultimo NSW, Australia. (July 2018)
  • Twitter Art Exhibit 2018. Strathnairn Arts Gallery, 90 Stockdill Drive, Holt, Canberra, ACT. (5 - 29 April 2018)
  • 2018 Cartoon Exhibition. Glen Eira City Council Gallery, Corner Glen Eira and Hawthorn Roads, Caulfield, Melbourne, Victoria. (29 March–22 April, 2018) 
  • Tim McEwen. Beach Burrito Newtown, Newtown, Sydney, NSW, Australia. (4 December to 31 December, 2017)
  • Tim McEwen. Cerdon College, Merrylands, Sydney, NSW, Australia. (November, 2017)
  • Australian view of the World and Australian Humour/Le monde vu par les Australiens et Humour Australien. 2015 International Cartoon Festival of Saint Just le Martel/2015 Salon de l'Humour de Saint-Just-le-Martel Haute Vienne, Saint Just le Martel, France. (25 September to 4 October, 2015)
  • Outside the Panels: New Australian Comic Artists. Comic Con-versation. Sutherland Library, Sutherland, Sydney, NSW, Australia. (7 September to 23 October, 2015)
  • Pieces Project - Pieces Book 1 group exhibition by IllustrateYourLIFE. Supanova Pop Culture Expo, The Dome, Sydney Olympic Park, Sydney, NSW, Australia. (19 to 21 June, 2015)
  • 22 Panels (presented by the Australian Cartoonists' Association) group exhibition. The Wedge, Books Kinokuniya, Sydney, NSW, Australia. Curator, organiser and exhibitor. (20 October to 16 November, 2014)
  • The Squishface Coaster Show. (Part of The Big Draw.) Squishface Studios, 309 Victoria Street, Brunswick, Melbourne, Vic, Australia. (Sunday 3 November to Sunday 1 December, 2013)
  • Cartoons Galore! (a satellite exhibition of the Hungry for Art Festival). Top Ryde City shopping centre, Ryde, Sydney, NSW, Australia. (24 August to 1 September, 2013)
  • Liedekijn. The Front Gallery, Canberra, ACT, Australia. (26 March 2013 to 8 April, 2013)
  • Comix - Two P.I.s, One Agent and a Whole Lot of Bull. Pinnacles Gallery, Thuringowa, Qld, Australia. (2007)
  • Heroes and Villains - Australian Comics and Their Creators. State Library of Victoria, Melbourne, Vic, Australia. (2006 to 2007)
  • Books Kinokuniya Comics Exhibition. Books Kinokuniya, Sydney, NSW, Australia. (2004)
  • ACE - the Australian Comic book Exhibition. Toured Victoria and the rest of Australia in two nearly identical exhibitions. (1994 to 1997)
  • Unrealism - an Exhibition of Australian Comic Art. Sydney, NSW, Australia. (1993)

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