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Center page from  Bending Spoons: A Field Guide to Ableist Microaggressions

Center page from Bending Spoons: A Field Guide to Ableist Microaggressions

 

Events

Portland Comics Month opening - Thursday April 4th, 5-9pm, City Hall, Portland, OR with Soft Skills Comics

Secret Room First Friday studio pop-up shop - Friday April 5th, 6-9pm, 811 E Burnside ste. 222, Portland, OR

Future Prairie Queer Variety Show - Saturday, April 13th, Hallowed Halls, Portland, OR

Toronto Comic Arts Festival - Second Floor, Saturday and Sunday May 11-12. Toronto, ON.

Vancouver Comic Arts Festival - Saturday and Sunday May 18-19. Vancouver, BC with Soft Skills Comics

CAKE Chicago - Saturday and Sunday June 1-2. Chicago, IL.

Press

Reverse Flâneur – M. Sabine Rear Explores Contemporary Art and Being Visible as a Blind Woman in Her Ignatz-Nominated Minicomic” - Robin Enrico, Broken Frontier, 2018

"The Blind Illustratrix" - Anna Grace, The Eugene Weekly, 2018

"Short-Form Comics You Will Love" - Suzette Smith, The Portland Mercury, 2018

"Being Blind and Making Visual Art" - Isabel Courtelis, The Siren Magazine, 2017

"Superhero Comics Can Teach Us A Lot About Disability Representation" - Sarah Corn, The University of Washington Daily, 2017

Zines

Sabine's self-published print zines include Bending Spoons: A Field Guide to Ableist Microaggressions (2015), Purses: An Object Lesson (2015), Teen Zine (2016), Women Artists Zine (2016), the Monday Night Draw series (2016 - present) Empathy Exercise (2017), Reverse Flaneur (2017), which was nominated for an Ignatz Award for Outstanding Self-Published Mini Comic, A Few Good Boys (2018), and Cheesecake (2018).

Her zines can be purchased in Portland at Floating World ComicsPowell's City of Books, Bridge City Comics and Books with Pictures, as well as in Chicago at Quimby’s.

All titles are available digitally on Gumroad and in print on Etsy

Collaborations

Talking to Ghosts Podcast; Episode 122 - Guest, with hosts Michael Kurt and Wesley Mueller. 2018.

In Dreams - A Soft Skill Anthology; contributor and publisher with Soft Skills Comics Collective. 2018.

Unpopular Opinions - A Soft Skills Anthology; contributor and publisher with Soft Skills Comics Collective. 2017.

Stories from the Brainreels Podcast; Talking Crip Comics: Guest, with Arianna Warner and host Cheryl Green. 2016.

Cat Friend Sticker Pack: Co-creator, with Eric Williams. 2015

The Burrito is a Fragile Bundle, Still Fragile, 3 Fraglie 3 Furious and Movie Night; Anthologies by the Sound Grounds Wreckin' Cru: Contributor. 2016-present