Dame Darcy started her career by winning a scholarship to The San Francisco Art Institute and is currently known worldwide as an illustrator, writer, fine artist, musician, filmmaker and animator. She had the pleasure to do illustrations for writers Alan Moore (DC comics), Women of Marvel Comics using characters from The Fantastic Four, Poppy Z. Brite, Trina Robbins (Women In Comics), and fashion designers Anna Sui (NYC), Jared Gold (LA), CWC, and Coi Girl Magic (Tokyo) among others. Turn Of The Century , a TV series produced in collaboration with Lisa Hammer in the late 90's is currently available on DVD. And contributing to various media, art projects with Artist, Pleasant (USA/Netherlands)Presently on her 18th issue (and counting) of Meat Cake, her long standing comic book title published by Fantagraphics.
She has also released several graphic novels, Frightful Fairytales (published by Ten Speed Press 2002), Dame Darcy's Meat Cake Compilation (Fantagraphics books 2003) The Illustrated Jane Eyre (Putnam Penguin USA 2006) Dollerium Book and DVD (Presspop, Tokyo 2007) and Comic Book Tattoo a comic compilation illustrating the songs of Tori Amos, forward by Neil Gaiman, (Image comics 2008) among other compilations. Gasoline graphic novel (Merrell, London 2008) has an accompanying music release by her current band Death By Doll (DXD) on Emperor Penguin Records entitled Gasoline. Meat Cake will be released in a series of graphic novels (Fantagraphics 2010) which includes a forward and story written by Margaret Cho.
Dame Darcy's new graphic novel project is Hand Book for Hot Witches published by Holt and released in October 2012. The current Death By Doll Album entitled ElectRococo is out in 2011. She's also developing an online game based on her illustrations. Her paintings/illustrations are currently represented by Sloan Fine Art in New York City. Her self publishing company, Dame Darcy Publishing ink. fine art, events, commissions, video blogs, and all other multimedia can be seen and acquired at Dame Darcy.com where she can be contacted directly. damedarcy9 [!at] gmail.com