Laurenn McCubbin earned a Bachelor of Fine Arts from School of the Art Institute of Chicago, a Master of Fine Arts in Studio Art from the University of Nevada, Las Vegas, and an MFA in Experimental & Documentary Art from Duke University, She has worked in comics since 2002, winning a Xeric Grant for her first book, XXX Live Nude Girls, in 2002, and selling her graphic novel Rent Girl (with writer Michelle Tea) to Showtime in 2007.

McCubbin has drawn comics and graphic novels for McSweeneys, Marvel Comics, Vertigo, Last Gasp, and Dark Horse. She was the art director for Image Comics,and is currently the house designer for Milkfed Criminal Masterminds (Bitch Planet, Pretty Deadly) and the editor for Moonstruck and SFSX for Image Comics.

McCubbin has been part of CCAD’s faculty since 2013 and has taught such classes as the Comics Practicum, Self Publishing, and Intro to Comics & Narrative Practice.