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IA Courses: IDS1353 Creativity-in-Context & IDS 1359 Creativity-in-Action
Tom Hart is a New York Times bestselling cartoonist and the Executive Director of The Sequential Artists Workshop (SAW), a school and arts organization in Gainesville, Florida. He is author of Rosalie Lightning, a graphic memoir that debuted at #1 on the New York Times Bestseller List. His work has been featured in Best American Comics numerous times. He is also the creator of the Hutch Owen series of graphic novels and books, and has been nominated for all the major industry awards. He was an early recipient of a Xeric Grant for self-publishing cartoonists, and has been on many best-of lists in the Comics Journal and other comix publications. He has been called “One of the great underrated cartoonists of our time” by Eddie Campbell and “One of my favorite cartoonists of the decade” by Scott McCloud. His daily Hutch Owen comic strip ran for 2 years in newspapers in New York and Boston, and his “Ali’s House”, co-created with Margo Dabaie was picked up by King Features Syndicate.