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Justin Powers

Freelance Illustrator & Sequential Artist



Artist Resume/CV | Last Updated January 2024

Creative, self-motivated, and dedicated Illustrator with a deep passion for visual
storytelling. Thrives in fast-paced and high-intensity work environments.
Professional level work ethic and collaborative skills to manage high-profile
projects effectively. Never stops looking for new ways to create powerful and
dynamic art, and always aims to go far beyond expectations.


BFA, Sequential Art | Kennesaw State University

08/2017 - 12/2022

Selected Courses: Illustration, Sequential Art, Storyboarding & Composition, Advanced Sequential Art, Comic Storytelling, Storytelling & Mythmaking, Advanced Figure

KHOI PHAM Art Mentorship | Remote

09/2021 - 12/2021

Mentored by Marvel's "Super-Star" Artist Khoi Pham for several months on the art of storytelling, figure drawing, and various other aspects on what it takes to be an artist in the Storytelling industry.


Craig Alan Studio | Atlanta, Ga

Mixed Media Artist | 02/2023 - Current

  • Working as part of a team to create a variety of fine art pieces for both international galleries and individual clients.

I Am Powers Art | Atlanta, Ga

Freelance Illustrator | 08/2017 - Current


Created a variety of high-quality illustrations for clients both nationally and internationally including:

  • Comic pages for issue #3 of Lawful Evil Comics

  • Infographic Marketing Materials for the PPFG

  • Fantasy RPG Character Designs

  • Various Graphic Design commissions


Unannounced Hulu Series | Atlanta, Ga
Concept & Character Design | 08/2022 - 01/2023

  • Designed main protagonist, antagonist, and several side characters.

  • Designed various backgrounds and environments.

  • Created a small "Pitch-Comic" for the series.

(I am under NDA with this project, so further details are unavailable at this time.)

Kennesaw State University | Atlanta, Ga

Comic Artist | 01/2022 - 12/2022


  • Lead a team of creatives from various fields to complete an award-winning, CARET Grant-funded comic book for the Science department of Kennesaw State University to encourage future generations to continue research into the body's cellular functions and how they play a roll in the fight against cancer.

  • Created a series of character designs, backgrounds, and comic pages for review, revision, and approval.

  • Guided others through the process of script writing and story boarding to help manage and translate the group's ideas into a fun, informative, and cohesive comic book story.


2024      Group Exhibition, Sequential, Urbn Pop Comics Company, Acworth, Ga

2022      Group Exhibition, Fall Capstone 2022, Senior Exhibition, Zuckerman Museum of Art, Kennesaw State University, Ga


  • Adobe Creative Suite: Photoshop, Illustrator, InDesign

  • Digital Illustration: Procreate, Clip Studio Pro

  • Animation: Toon Boom Storyboard Pro

  • Traditional Illustration: Hand Drawing, Oil, Acrylic, Pen and Ink, Copic Markers, Airbrush, Stenciling

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