Ally Shwed

Cartoonist, Writer, Illustrator

Queretaro, Mexico

Work Experience

Little Red Bird Media

Art Director / Editor

January 2016 - Present Santiago de Querétaro, Mexico

Tecnologico De Monterrey

Professor of Scriptwriting, Sequential Art, Typography, & Aesthetics

January 2015 - Present Mexico

Image Comics

Comic Book Letterer

Series letterer for OBLIV18N
August 2014 - December 2015 California, United States

IDW Publishing

Comic Book Letterer

Series letterer for INDESTRUCTIBLE
August 2014 - August 2015 California, United States

BOOM! Studios

Editorial Intern

June 2014 - August 2014 California, United States

Savannah College Of Art & Design

Sequential Art Coordinator, Le Vernissage

February 2014 - March 2014 Lacoste, France

Savannah College Of Art & Design

Teaching Assistant

TA for Hand-Lettering and Typography (Prof. David Allan Duncan)
September 2013 - November 2013 Savannah, Georgia, United States

Savannah College Of Art & Design

Graduate Mentor

September 2012 - December 2013 Savannah, Georgia, United States

North Plainfield High School

English Academic Support Teacher

September 2010 - June 2012 North Plainfield, New Jersey, United States

Bishop George Ahr High School

English Teacher

September 2009 - August 2010 Edison, New Jersey, United States

Education

Savannah College Of Art And Design (SCAD)

Master of Fine Arts

Sequential Art MFA candidate
September 2012 - Present Savannah, Georgia, United States

Rutgers University

Bachelor of Arts

Dual BA in English Literature and American Studies
Summa Cum Laude
September 2003 - May 2007 New Brunswick, New Jersey, United States

Languages

English (Native),

Skills

Adobe Illustrator, Adobe Indesign, Adobe Photoshop, Digital Lettering, Editing, Hand-lettering, HTML, Illustration, Inking, Proofreading, Social Media, Teaching, Typography, Writing,

Publications

Blocked, an online dating anthology (2016)
Horizon, Vol. 2 (2015)
Sex Bomb Strikes Again (2015)
"Crisis Averted in Infinite Lives: Utilizing Sequential Art as Clinical Art Therapy" - Masters Thesis (2014)
Horizon, Vol. 1 (2014)
Transitions (2014)
Rock Ink Roll (2013)
Game On: The Respawn (2013)

Conventions and Exhibitions

Denver Independent Comic & Art Expo (Denver, CO)
Wizard World Austin (Austin, TX)
Special Edition: NYC (New York, NY)
Comic Con International (San Diego, CA)
HeroesCon (Charlotte, NC)
Fluke (Athens, GA)
Asheville Comics Expo (Asheville, NC)
Comic Book City Con (Greensboro, NC)
Lacoste Exposition of Student Work (Lacoste, France)