Shazleen Khan is a London based Illustrator, Writer and Designer, specialising in Narrative and Sequential Illustration.
She began self publishing her graphic novel work in 2011 and has since gone on to achieve a First Class Bachelor’s (hons) degree in Illustration (2017) and an Master’s in Children’s Books and Graphic Novels (2018). Shazleen currently works as a freelance Illustrator while doing part-time teaching work.
Her previous clients include Bloomsbury, the BBC, TimeOut, Glasgow Comicon, the RAF Museum Hendon and The Poetry Society.
Her comics work has been published by by BHP, 404 Ink, Khidre Comix Lab, Sweatdrop Studios, Neo Magazine, MCM Comicon, Edinburgh University and Postscript Magazine.
Winner of the Broken Frontier Award for Best Colourist 2020
Winner of the Broken Frontier Award for Best Webcomic 2020
Winner of the Broken Frontier Award for Best Webcomic 2019
Longlisted for Folio Society and House of Illustration Book competition 2018
Shortlisted for Bridgeman Studio Award 2017
Panel Show, Sunny Bank Mills, Yorkshire. 21st September – 10th November 2019.
Neither Here, Nor There, The Foundry, London. 26th July-30th September 2018.
There and Back Again, Espacio Gallery, London. 29th August-3rd September 2017
D&AD Newblood, Truman Brewery, London. 4th-6th July 2017
Free Range, Truman Brewery, London. 16th-19th June 2017
Beginnings and Endings, Poetry Cafe, London. 8th February-12th March 2016
London Books, Poetry Cafe, London. 2nd February-1st March 2015