Instructor, Faculty of Design
Instructor, Faculty of Design
Thom Sevalrud
Faculty of Design

Area(s) of Expertise

Illustration, Visual Communication


Thom Sevalrud is an award winning illustrator, artist and educator who lives and works in Toronto, Canada. He has studied illustration, design and fine art. For more than 30 years, Thom's work has appeared in a wide variety of international publications, as well as producing images for clients in book publishing, graphic design and corporate communications.


Alberta College of Art and Design, (Visual Communication, Printmaking)

Professional Experience

Thom has created work for a large and diverse group of international clients including Business Week, Utne Reader, Mother Jones, Chicago Tribune, Rolling Stone, Scientific American, McKinsey Quarterly, Washington Post, Nobles, German Vogue, Global Brief, Canada Post (a stamp for the Millennium Collection), Sun Life Financial, United Airlines, Pfiser, The American Cancer Society, Double Day Canada, Mudd Puddle Books, Duncan Baird Publishers, Health Quality Ontario and TD Canada Trust to name just a few.

Awards \ Grants

Thom's illustration work has received numerous awards and multiple-recognition from: American Illustration, Communication Arts Illustration Annual, The Society of Illustrators (NY), Luerzer's Archive 200 Best Illustrators Worldwide, 3 x 3 Illustration Annual, Creative Quarterly, How Magazine, Applied Arts Awards Annual, The Art Director's Club Of Toronto, Studio Magazine, CAPIC.