Solo Books:

You’ll Never Know, Book I: A Good & Decent Man, 2009

Late Bloomer, 2005 

The Job Thing, 1993




Publication List:

Kramers Ergot #7, Buenaventura Press, 2008

Mineshaft Magazine, 2006, 2007

Anthology of Graphic Fiction, Yale University Press, Vol. I 2006, Vol. II 2008

RoadStrips, Chronicle Books, 2005.

Smithsonian Book of Comic-Book Comics, Fall 2004, 1992.

Comics Journal Special Edition, Summer, 2002, Winter, 2002, 2003,

      Spring 2003.

Pulse!, Tower Records, CA, Feb 1995, Nov, 1997.

Mind Riot, Simon & Schuster, April, 1997.

Zero Zero, Fantagraphics, 1995.

Narrative Corpse, Gates of Heck/Raw Books/Penguin, 1995.

Mothers and Daughters, Ballantine Books, 1994.

Drawn & Quarterly, 1992 – 1995.

Twisted Sisters, Kitchen Sink, Viking-Penguin, 1991 – 1994.

New Comics Anthology, Collier Books, Macmillan Publishing, 1991.

Best Comics of the Decade, Fantagraphics, 1990.

Heck, Rip-Off Press, 1989.

Prime Cuts, Fantagraphics, 1989.

LA Weekly, 1988.

Weirdo, Last Gasp, SF, Issues 19 – 25, 1987 – 1994.

Wimmens Comix, 1987 – 1991.

Suttertown News, Sacramento, CA 1986-88.

Numerous other publications. 


Comedy Performing:

The Comedy Store, Los Angeles, 1991 – 92. TV Pilot. Played Marion Linthead in

“Rick & Rubi’s Patio Show.” Los Angeles, CA, November 1991.

Great American Music Hall, “Patio Days” San Francisco, 1992.

Clunie Center, Sacramento, 1991. 

Interviews and Reviews:

“Editor’s Choice” New York Times Book Review. Late Bloomer, Summer 2006

“Flowers in December”,, Dec. 2005

“Funnies Folks”, Cincinnati Enquirer, Sept, 2005

“Drawn to be an Artist”, City Beat, Cincinnati, Aug. 2005

Featured in Entertainment Weekly, Fall, 1992

Artforum, 1995



BFA Middle Tennessee State University, 1978

MFA Syracuse University, 1983

Art Shows and Awards: 


SPACE, Small Press and Alternative Comics Expo, Columbus, April 2009

Faculty Show, Reed Gallery, DAAP University of Cincinnati, 2008

A is for Art, B is for Books, C is for Celebration, Columbus Library, 2007

Telling Tales: Contemporary Women Cartoonists” Adam Baumgold Gallery, NY, 2006

Harvey Award Nominee: Late Bloomer, June, 2006

Friends of Lulu Hall of Fame Nominee, June 2006

“Cartoon Tunes: Capturing Music in Comics” Cartoon Art Museum San Francisco, May, 2006

“The Cartoonist Eye” A+D Gallery, Columbia College, Chicago. Sept. 2005.

“Comic Revolutions” Public Library of Cincinnati & Hamilton County, August 2005

“C. Tyler: Drawn To It”, Todd Brown Gallery, Indiana, 2003.

“Women Behind the Panels” Festival Internacional de Banda Desehada,

B. D. Amadora, Spain 2003.

“She Draws Comics: Great Women Cartoonists,” Cartoon Art Museum San Francisco, 2003.

Germany, Portugal, and Spain, 2001. Secession Gallery, Vienna Austria, 2002.

Listed on the “Top 100 Cartoonists of the Century” by The Comics Journal. 


“Vintage Justin Green & Carol Tyler”, Winton Place Winery, Ohio, 1999.

California Works, Award of Merit, California State Fair, Sacramento, CA, 1996.

Twisted Sisters II: Drawing the Line, White Columns Gallery, New York, NY, 1996 and

The Cartoon Art Museum, San Francisco, California, Fall 1995.

Will Eisner Comic Industry Award Nominee: “The Hannah Story”, 1995.

“Comic Power” Exit Art Gallery, NYC, Sept. 1993, Mass. College of Art, 1994,

Vancouver, CA 1994, Dunlop Art Gallery, Regina CA, 1994.

Twisted Sisters I: A Collection of Bad Girl Art, La Luz de Jesus Gallery, 


“Valley Cartoonists: Bob Armstrong, R. Crumb, Justin Green, Aline Crumb,

Carol Tyler” Davis Art Center, Davis, CA, 1988.

Dori Seda Memorial Award, Best New Female Cartoonist of Decade, 1988.

“New Works” Grant recipient, Sacramento Metro Arts Commission, 1988.

“Form and Intent” Coloma Community Center, Sacramento, CA, 1987.

Crocker-Kingsley Exhibit, Crocker Art Museum, Sacramento, CA, 1986.

“Ladies Who Paint”, Small Walls Gallery, 1984.

Senior Exhibit, Lowe Art Gallery, Syracuse University, NY, 1983.

“8 Painters” Lubin House, NYC, 1983.

“Muscular Modernism” Lowe Art Gallery, NYC, 1983.

“Wanda-n-Elvis’ Immaculate Conception” Narratives Exhibit, Danceteria, NYC, 1983.

Syracuse University Honors Fellow, 1982.

“New Works” Knoxville Women’s Center, Knoxville, TN, 1982. 


“Placid Reflections” Blue Gentian Gallery, Saranac Lake, NY, 1979.

Artist-In-Residence, Tennessee Arts Commission, 1979.

Senior Show, Art Barn Gallery, MTSU, Murfreesboro, TN, 1978.

“Art On, Art Of Paper Art” Purchase Award, Illinois State University, Normal, IL 1978.

“Drawers & Dressers”, Fair-Vue Gallery, Murfreesboro, TN, 1977. 


Scholastic Art Awards, Regional Merit Winner, Mount Prospect, IL, 1968.

American Legion School Award Citation of Recognition, Lake Region IL, 1965.

Grand Award Recipient, All-Schools Traffic Safety Poster Contest, Fox Lake, IL, 1965.

Certificate of Achievement, Art, 4-H Club, Lake County, IL, 1964.

Blue Ribbon Art Entries, Lake County Fair, 1963 – 1969.