Karen Justl is an illustrator.
K. Justl's illustrations have been published across Canada in, subTerrain Magazine, Broken Pencil, Chesterfield Magazine, Kiss Machine, Herizons Magazine, The Mark News, Pilot Paperback Project and Crow's Toes Magazine for Children. She has indulged in a series of self-published and collaborative illustration work including the striking Art Slut Comix, 1992; Pear Comix, 1993 and; The Bird (cage), 2009. In 1993 her comix traveled around Canada in a Fantagraphics show called Misfit Lit. Her series People and Their Problems won a prize and made an appearance in Applied Arts magazine in 2009. Her work was showcased on subTerrain's cover and folio, 2011 and in Broken Pencil's folio section for the Canzine Issue, October, 2010. Keep a look-out for her 'Cougar' cover for Herizons Magazine, January, 2013 and four new illos for Pilot Pocketbook Project, also in early 2013.
K. Justl holds a Masters of Design from the Ontario College of Art and Design University in Toronto and a BFA Honors in painting from The University of Manitoba. She currently teaches illustration and design in OCAD U's Continuing Studies Program.