John Lowe

John Lowe

John Lowe

John Lowe

  • B.F.A., studio art, University of Tennessee, 1990
  • M.F.A., sequential art, SCAD, 2002
First year at SCAD:


Wrote a series of articles for Varoom! magazine in 2011 about Angoulême International Comics Festival; edited SCAD Annual Sequential Art Anthology distributed by Top Shelf; "Author-Working Methods: A Visual Approach to Storytelling," TwoMorrows Publishing; Published Illustrations in Golden Books, Dark Horse Comics, Marvel Comics, DC Comics, Archie Comics, Image Comics, Cartoon Network, Acclaim Comics, Milstone Media, Warner Brothers Animation; Editor and publisher of "Little Moments: 17 Stories of Youthful Folly," distributed by Top Shelf Productions

Awards, recognition and honors

Presidential Fellowship, SCAD, 2006; Outstanding Graduate Student Fellowship, SCAD, 2002; Board of Trustees Fellowship, SCAD, 2002


National Council of Arts Administrators, Southeastern College Art Conference, Foundations in Art

Publications and presentations

"Chair-Beyond Ka-blam! Teaching Comics in College," panel at SECAC in Richmond, Virginia, 2011

Previous Positions

School of Communication Arts Dean, SCAD; Chair, sequential art department, SCAD; professor of sequential art, SCAD; inker, Archie Comics; inker, Marvel Comics; inker, DC Comics

Courses Taught


  • SEQA 100 Introduction to Sequential Art
  • SEQA 202 Drawing for Sequential Art
  • SEQA 215 Materials and Techniques for Sequential Art
  • SEQA 325 Environments, Props and Structures
  • SEQA 354 Speed Sketching for Sequential Art
  • SEQA 382 Visual Storytelling I
  • SEQA 394 Advanced Inking Techniques
  • SEQA 410 Sequential Art Senior Project
  • SEQA 716 Sequential Art Studio I
  • SEQA 768 Figure Drawing