Anthony J. Fisher

Dean, School of Communication Arts

Education

  • Monroe County Community College
  • B.S., individualized studies in political cartooning, Eastern Michigan University, 2001
  • M.F.A., sequential art, Savannah College of Art and Design, 2008

Credentials

"Theory of Visual Relativity in Sequential Art" M.F.A. thesis was nominated for the 2009 Master's Thesis Awards for the Conference of Southern Graduate Schools; accepted a paper presentation at the Eastern Educational Research Association 33rd Annual Conference; Comics Studies Conference at the Chicago Comic & Entertainment Expo

Awards, recognitions and honors

Portfolio fellowship in sequential art at SCAD; Best Editorial Cartoonist, College Media Advisors, 1988; Second place for political cartoons, Columbia Scholastic Press Association's 1988 Gold Circle Awards

Organizations

Guild of Natural Science Illustrators

Publications and Presentations

Publications

  • "Theory of Visual Relativity in Sequential Art," Eastern Educational Research Association 33rd Annual Conference, Savannah, Georgia, February 17-20, 2010
  • "Theory of Visual Relativity in Sequential Art," Comics Studies Conference, Chicago Comic & Entertainment Expo, Chicago, Illinois, April 16-18, 2010
  • "Drawing Efficiency: Sketch to Composition," Heroes Convention, Charlotte, North Carolina, June 6-8, 2010
  • "Engagement Starts with Fostering an Attitude of Success," Designs on eLearning Conference, Savannah, Georgia, September 15-17, 2010
  • "Defeating the Army of Technology Barbarians at the Gates of the Studio Class," Southeastern College Art Conference/Mid-America College Art Association, Richmond, Virginia, October 20-23, 2010
  • “Visualizing Writing,” Heroes Convention, Charlotte, North Carolina, June 3-5, 2011
  • “Comics in the Curriculum: Educational Experience of Visual Narrative,” Southeastern College Art Conference, Savannah, Georgia, November 11, 2011

Presentations

  • "Theory of Visual Relativity in Sequential Art." Comics Studies Conference, Chicago Comic & Entertainment Expo, Chicago, Illinois, April 16-18, 2010
  • "Drawing Efficiency: Sketch to Composition," Heroes Convention, Charlotte, North Carolina, June 6-8, 2010
  • "Engagement Starts with Fostering an Attitude of Success," Designs on eLearning 2010 Conference, Savannah, Georgia, September 15-17, 2010
  • "Defeating the Army of Technology Barbarians at the Gates of the Studio
  • Class," Southeastern College Art Conference/Mid-America College Art Association, Richmond, Virginia. October 20-23, 2010