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A drawing of Jim Rugg with a cat with a word bubble saying Blah Blah Blaw
Comic book artist, illustrator, graphic designer
MFA Visual Narrative

Education

BFA, summa cum laude, Indiana University of Pennsylvania


Clients include

Marvel Entertainment, DC Comics, VH1, McSweeney’s, Converse, New York magazine, Smirnoff, Capcom


One-person exhibitions include

iam8bit, Los Angeles; ToonSeum, Pittsburgh


Group exhibitions include

Toronto Comics and Arts Festival; Printwork, Pittsburgh; The Healthy Artists Movie Poster Exhibition, Pittsburgh; Synchronicity, Los Angeles; Super Precious Gallery, Somerville, MA; The Luna Park Project, Pittsburgh; Salvage Vanguard Theater, Austin, TX; Meltdown Gallery, Los Angeles; Arlington Arts Center, VA; Brooklyn Comics and Graphic Festival; Brave New Worlds, Philadelphia


Collections include

Library of Congress


Co-creator

Afrodisiac, The PLAIN Janes, Street Angel


Publications include

SUPERMAG, Walking Dead, Adventure Time, The Guild, Dr. Horrible, One Model Nation, Popgun, MOME, American Virgin, Secret Prison, Foxing Quarterly, Papercutter


Awards and honors include

Society of Illustrators, Communication Arts, Ignatz Award, AIGA 50 Books/50 Covers, Print, NASA Tech Briefs Advertising Award, American Illustration, Pittsburgh Foundation, The Best American Comics