David Gildersleeve

David Gildersleeve

David Gildersleeve

  • B.F.A., illustration with an emphasis in art history, SCAD, 1994
  • M.F.A., sequential art, SCAD, 1996
First year at SCAD:


"Being one of the professors who helped shape the sequential art department into the thriving major it is today, and to help bring sequential art into the fine art world. I display in several galleries across the country using sequential art as a way of communicating ideas and stories to a whole new audience."

Publications and presentations

"Where the Buffalo Roam," self-published, 2011; work published in Comic Pro Magazine, MacMonitor, Florida's 1997 Entrepreneur of the Year Program Guide, Crescent Review, Data Communications magazine, Gothic Comics, Calibre Comics, Vendetta Comics and Playboy

Previous Positions

Professor of sequential art, SCAD; professor of sequential art, Corcoran School of Art; developed sequential art program for the Corcoran School of Art; artist, Artists' Undertaking Gallery; illustrator, assistant to the president, International Forum for Management Systems Inc.; freelance artist

On the Web

Courses Taught

  • SEQA 306 Comics Painting
  • SEQA 310 Painting for Comics Covers
  • SEQA 325 Environments, Props and Structures
  • SEQA 382 Visual Storytelling I
  • SEQA 405 Visual Storytelling II
  • SEQA 410 Senior Project
  • SEQA 716 Sequential Art Studio I