George Zafiriadis, is an illustrator, comic and concept artist. Committed to social justice, LGBTQ rights and with an interest in mental health, he joined Critical Therapy Institute as an illustrator and social media coordinator.
Prior to joining CTI, George worked and volunteered for various organizations and non-profits such as: Futureleap Media Company, Type Director’s Club, Urban Scholars, and Queens Pride House. He obtained a Bachelor of Arts (BA) in Digital Arts from City University of New York College. It was here that he served as the president of the college’s Straight and Gay Alliance.
In 2019, Zafiriadis partnered with our president and founder, to create weekly mental health inspired comics. Their collaboration aims to draw attention, interrogate and showcase the intersectionality between mental health issues and: politics, worker’s rights, current events, etc.; check them out @silviadutchevici on Instagram! For more about George’s own stylized art and work, check him out at @squiddysprinkle also on Instagram!