Dr. Elvin Hernandez
Dr. Hernandez earned his M.F.A. in Sequential Arts from the Savannah College of Art and Design, and his Ed.D in Higher Education from Argosy University. He is an educator with over twelve years’ worth of experience, as well as a practicing freelance artist in the field of comics, illustration, and commercial art. As a Sequential Illustrator, he has worked on projects for Upper Deck, Toys R’ Us, and Focal press (writing and illustrating “Set The Action!”, an educational book on background design for Media Artists, and Kaiser Studio Productions. He has also worked on images and marketing material for DC Entertainment, Marvel, FX, and Cartoon Network properties; he is a current freelancer for City State Entertainment, working on both comics and gaming material. As an educator, he has taught subjects connected with visual arts and sequential storytelling at institutions including the University of the District of Columbia and the Art Institute of Washington, while also speaking on subjects connected to Sequential Art studies at events such as the San Diego Comic Con, AwesomeCon, and other conventions across the country. He is originally from Puerto Rico and is fully bilingual in both English and Spanish.