Thom Sevalrud

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.

Tavis Coburn

Tavis Coburn graduated from California's prestigious Art Center College of Design with a BFA in Illustration  Since then, Tavis has created countless works for leading publishing, advertising, and music companies in North America and Europe.  Tavis' unique style is inspired by 1940s comic book art, the Russian avant-garde movement, and printed materials from the 1950s/60s.  Over the years Tavis’ work has garnered many accolades, including top honors from The Society of Publication Designers, the Society of Illustrators, and American Illustration.

Saskia van Kampen

Saskia van Kampen specializes in teaching first and second year design. Her research into materiality, intuition, experiential learning, and transformative learning has a great impact on her pedagogy. Her personal design projects focus on the intersection of design and craft, and involves a cross-pollination between various disciplines including painting, printmaking, typography, and sewing.

Peter Chan

Born in Hong Kong, living in Toronto. Peter is a graduate of Sheridan College with a Bachelor of Applied Arts.

Peter is a full time independent artist with Imaginism Studios. He worked on projects such as Tim Burton's Alice in Wonderland, 'The Familiars', Mars Attacks and the Star Wars trading card series. His work is exhibited and collected in cities such as Paris, New York, Los Angeles, San Francisco, and Toronto.

Paul Dallas

I am an artist and illustrator, educated at the Ontario College of Art, and the Royal College of Art in London, England. My clients include the New York Times, Time, BusinessWeek, Spin magazine, Vibe magazine, Polygram Records, Stroh Brewery International, MTV and Canada Post Corporation, among countless others. I have won over 130 international awards from American Illustration, Communication Arts Illustration Annual, Communication Arts Design Annual, the New York Society of Illustrators, the New York Art Directors Club, the Society of Illustrators of Los Angeles, the U.K.

Louis Fishauf

Louis Fishauf studied Communication Design at the Ontario College of Art, graduating in 1972. After an 8-month apprenticeship with Les Usherwood at Typsettra, he spent the next ten years in magazine design, working at Chatelaine, The City, City Woman and Saturday Night. In 1982 Fishauf co-founded Reactor Art & Design, where he was Creative Director for twelve years, working with clients like Roots, Adobe, Bata, Canada Post, and Molson Breweries among many others.

Lauchie Reid

Lauchie Reid is a Toronto _based painter and illustrator. As a founding member of Canadian art collective Team Macho, Reid developed a multi-_faceted and diverse approach to image making that expresses a love for outmoded techniques and aesthetics, a bizarre sense of humour, and a sadly sweet view of childhood, family and personality. Playing the role of documentarian, Reid explores the role of traditional portraiture as a relevant and timeless method of celebrating human achievement while rejecting the notion of reserving these rites to specific social classes.

Kathryn Adams

Kathryn Adams is an award-winning illustrator who began her freelance career in 1987. She has been teaching Business Practices for Illustrators at OCAD since 2005. She also teaches Guerrilla Entrepreneurism and has taught Second Year Illustration. Kathryn has been teaching Business Practices and Illustration at Sheridan College since 2001. As well as teaching, Kathryn maintains her freelance illustration business working for a wide variety of international clients.

June Lawrason

After graduating from Ontario College of Art, June began her career as an illustrator in fashion and charicature. With time a more realistic approach evolved, and June found work in educational illustration where she illustrated all ages and genres of people doing a variety of activities. While illustrating Laura Secord?s Brave Walk, she developed a love of historical illustration. However, she has proven to be extremely versatile in her classic approach to illustration by making beautiful pictures that tell stories in a simplified realistic style.

Jon Todd

A graduate from Sheridan College in Toronto, Jon Todd has developed a unique style based on a process of layering in his artwork. His many influences include tattoo graphics, street art, Asian, Northern European and Mexican cultures. By absorbing each of these influences into his art, Todd works with a number of different themes, processes and stylisations in each piece.