Beth Hetland was born and raised in the rolling hills of Wisconsin. She graduated from The School of the Art Institute of Chicago in 2009 with a BFA and from the Center for Cartoon Studies in 2011 with a MFA in Comics. Beth is currently a member of the Faculty at The School of the Art Institute of Chicago teaching comics.
Matt Aucoin earned his bachelor’s of fine art from Johnson State College and his master’s of fine art from the Center for Cartoon Studies. He teaches drawing to preschool-age children. Matt lives in Southern Vermont with his wife and their dog Owen.
Shawn Braley is an award-winning illustrator. He attended the Joe Kubert School of Cartoon and Graphic Art, Inc. He specializes in cartoon and editorial illustration. He is also a world traveler, musician, cat owner, and comic art collector.
Heather Brinesh holds a Master’s of Fine Arts in Illustration from the Academy of Art University in San Francisco. At Hampshire College in Amherst, Massachusetts, she studied art, as well as English and Chinese literature. She currently serves as the lead artist for an . . . MORE
Allison grew up with a love of both science and art, studying chemistry at the University of California, Davis, and design, illustration, and animation at the Academy of Art University, San Francisco. She enjoys combining traditional, hand-drawn art with digital techniques, “the . . . MORE
Tom Casteel is an illustrator and cartoonist with a master’s degree from the Center for Cartoon Studies. Tom has illustrated several books for Nomad Press, including Natural Disasters: Investigate Earth’s Most Destructive Forces with 25 Projects. He is working on his first . . . MORE
Caitlin Denham is a text-image artist and a 2014 BFA in Writing candidate at the School of the Art Institute of Chicago. With 10 years of graphic design experience, she produces work influenced by the communicative modes of visual language. Caitlin lives in Crown Point, Indiana.
Beth Hetland was born and raised in the rolling hills of Wisconsin. She graduated from The School of the Art Institute of Chicago in 2009 with a BFA and from the Center for Cartoon Studies in 2011 with a MFA in Comics. Beth is currently a member of the Faculty at The School of the Art . . . MORE
Alex Kim is a Cartoonist and Illustrator currently living and working Vermont. He earned an MFA from The Center for Cartoon Studies in White River Junction, Vermont and a B. Arch from The Cooper Union in New York, NY.
Shululu (Hui Li) has always been driven by curiosity. She received a PhD in computational chemistry from the University of Chicago. Her research has been published in the world’s most influential science journals, including Science and Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences. . . . MORE
Farah Rizvi is a designer and illustrator from Vermont. She received her BFA in Graphic Design with a concentration in French from Colby-Sawyer College, and MFA in Graphic Design from Vermont College of Fine Arts.
Megan Stearns is a freelance artist from Long Island, New York. Mainly self-taught, she took a couple of art courses at her alma mater, the University of Virginia. Since graduating, Megan has completed many commissions, including portraits of animals, people, and landscapes; T-shirt . . . MORE
Bryan Stone is a freelance cartoonist and illustrator who lives in West Fairlee, Vermont with his wife and daughter. Bryan is an alum of The Center for Cartoon Studies. He has illustrated nearly 20 books for Nomad Press and done illustration work for clients such as Dartmouth College, . . . MORE
Mary received her Bachelor’s in Fine Arts from Kutztown University in 1995. After working in the graphics department of a leading swimsuit manufacturer for several years, she has recently returned to college to continue her studies in graphic design. Mary lives in Pennsylvania . . . MORE
Chad Thompson has been drawing cartoons since childhood. He is a graduate of Columbus College of Art and Design and worked at Walt Disney Feature Animation studio in Florida animating movies for several years. In addition to animation, Chad does illustration and design work for a . . . MORE