Benjamin Towle

Benjamin Towle

Benjamin Towle

  • B.A., Davidson College
  • M.F.A., sequential art, SCAD, 2003
First year at SCAD:

"By learning you will teach; by teaching you will understand."


Comics and graphic novels published by Hyperion Books and SLG Publications, among others

Awards, recognition and honors

Eisner award nominee; Ignatz award nominee; works reviewed by The New York Times, Publishers Weekly; books selected by Junior Library Guild, American Library Association


National Association of Comics Art Educators

Publications and presentations

Presenter at International Comic Art Forum; 2009 Eisner Awards judge; guest lecturer at Appalachian State University, The Center for Cartoon Studies; articles published in Publishers Weekly Comics Week, International Journal of Comic Art

Previous Positions

Art instructor, Sawtooth School for Visual Art; art instructor, Art Institute of Pittsburgh; art instructor, Governor's School of North Carolina

On the Web

Courses Taught

  • SEQA 224 Character Design and Storyboarding for Animation
  • SEQA 277 Digital Coloring and Lettering for Comics