James Burns

James Burns

James Burns

B.F.A., drawing and painting, University of Cincinnati, 1981

First year at SCAD:

"I really enjoy teaching some of the things I've learned over the years."


Comic book work "Detached"

Awards, recognition and honors

Southeastern Regional Emmy for outstanding achievement, two Best of Gannett Awards for outstanding news animations, Associated Press Award for Best News Series


Southeast Chapter of the National Cartoonist Society

Publications and presentations

  • International Journalism Festival, Perugia, Italy, 2011
  • "Mama!," Bologna, Italy, 2011
  • "The Big Book of Fashion Illustration," United Kingdom, 2007
  • "Not My Small Diary" - 13th, 14th, 15th and 16th editions

Previous Positions

Broadcast designer, Television by Design, Turner Broadcasting and Gannett Production Services; freelancer

On the Web

Courses Taught

  • CMPA 110 Advanced Survey of Computer Art Applications
  • MOME 130 Motion Media Design Techniques I
  • MOME 309 Concepts in Motion Media Design