About

Scott A. Ford

Scott A. Ford is an award winning comic creator, illustrator, and designer from Winnipeg, Canada. His work puts an emphasis on atmosphere and rich visuals, drawing inspiration from video games, graphic design, film, and animation. His comic projects include Romulus + Remus, Giants’ Well, and Ark Land. Scott’s experimental fantasy horror comic, Giants’ Well, received a 2017 Manitoba Book Award, for book design and illustration. His work has been featured in galleries, publications, on beer cans, and book covers, and has spoken about his artistic practice at numerous public presentations about art and design.




Curriculum Vitae

Education

Bachelor of Fine Arts (First Class Honours)  |  Illustration, graphic design, and comics  |  School of Art – University of Manitoba  |  2009 – 2014


Major Publications

Graphic Novel, Webcomic  |  Giants’ Well  |  September 2016

Illustration Series  |  At Bay Press Fiction Annual: Dreams and Nightmares, True Dreams  |  April 2016

Graphic Novel  |  Romulus + Remus: Issue 2  |  September 2013

Graphic Novel  |  Romulus + Remus: Issue 1  |  April 2012


Awards

Best Illustrated Book of the Year – Nominee | 2013 Manitoba Book Awards | Romulus + Remus: Issue 1 | April 2013


Exhibitions & Events

TCAF – Toronto Comic Arts Festival  |  Toronto Reference Library, Toronto ON  |  May 13 – 14, 2017

Prairie Comics Festival  |  Millennium Library, Winnipeg MB  |  May 6 – 7, 2017

C4 – Central Canada Comic Con  |  Winnipeg Convention Centre, Winnipeg MB  |  October 2012 – 2016

CanZine: Zine and Comics Fair  |  Millennium Library, Winnipeg MB  |  October 2015 – 2016

Tall Tales & Tiny Tomes  |  Solo Exhibition  |  The Edge Gallery, 611 Main St, Winnipeg MB  |  September 2016

Prairie Comics Festival  |  Millennium Library, Winnipeg MB  |  July 2016

Panel One: Comic Creator Festival  |  Hillhurst Sunnyside Community Hall, Calgary AB  |  June 2016

Two Dimensional  |  Solo Exhibition  |  The Edge Gallery, Winnipeg MB  |  August 2014

Key Con (Wpg’s SciFi & Fantasy Con)  |  Romulus + Remus  |  The Radisson, 288 Portage Ave, Winnipeg MB  |  May 2014

BFA Graduating Exhibition  | Group Thesis Exhibition  |  ARTlab, University of Manitoba  |  April 2014

Graphic Design Show  |  Group Exhibition  |  Gallery of Student Art, University of Manitoba, Winnipeg MB  |  January 2014

C4 – Central Canada Comic Con  |  Romulus + Remus  |  Winnipeg Convention Centre, Winnipeg MB  |  November 2013

Narrative Works  |  Solo Exhibition  |  Gallery of Student Art, University of Manitoba, Winnipeg MB  |  December 2012 

Show & Create  |  Group Exhibition | Presented by SOFA (Students of Fine Arts)  |  The Edge Gallery, Winnipeg MB  |  November 2012

C4 – Central Canada Comic Con  |  Romulus + Remus  |  Winnipeg Convention Centre, Winnipeg MB  |  November 2012

Winnipeg Anarchist Book Fair | Romulus + Remus | Exchange District, Winnipeg MB | September 2012

Print Media Show and Sale  |  Group Exhibition  |  Gallery of Student Art, University of Manitoba, Winnipeg MB  |  October 2011

Print, You Sucker  |  Group Exhibition  |  Martha Street Studio, Winnipeg MB  |  April 2011


Commissions

Illustrator and Graphic Designer  |  Zero Issue Brewing  | Calgary AB  |  July 2016 – Current

Menu Graphic Designer  |  Tea Story Cafe, Winnipeg MB  |  September – October 2016

Web Layout and Design | The University of Manitoba Vascular Plant Herbarium  |  Winnipeg MB  |  November 2014  |  winherbarium.weebly.com

Album Cover Designs, Logos, and Band Illustration  |  XVI Eyes  |  Winnipeg MB  |  June 2013 – June 2014

Branding, Logo, and Poster Design  |  Garden Share, SSOCC (Sustainable South Osborne Community Cooperative)  |  Winnipeg MB | February – May 2012

Book Cover Illustration & Design Commission | Mary Ann Cotton: Victorian Serial Killer by Simon Webb, The Langley Press  |  Durham, England  |  August – December 2011

Book Cover Illustration  |  The Lambton Worm, by Simon Webb, The Langley Press  |  Durham, England  |  May – July 2011

Event Poster Designer  |  Vertical Adventures Rock Climbing Gym  |  Winnipeg MB  |  March, November 2009


Teaching & Public Presentations

Guest Panelist  | Comics Colouring, Comics Layout – Prairie Comics Festival  |  Hosted by Hope Nicholson  |  Prairie Comics Festival, Millennium Library, Winnipeg MB  |  May 2017

Guest Panelist  | Comics Colouring – Prairie Comics Festival  |  Hosted by Hope Nicholson, Moderated by Donavon Yaciuk  |  Prairie Comics Festival, Millennium Library, Winnipeg MB  |  July 2016

Guest Lecturer  |  Pecha Kucha Winnipeg  |  Hosted by the Graphic Designers of Canada (GDC)  |  The Park Theatre, Winnipeg MB  |  January 2015

Guest Panelist  |  Winnipeg ChiSeries (comics panel discussion)  |  Hosted by ChiZine Publications  |  McNally Robinson Booksellers, Winnipeg MB  |  July 2014

Guest Lecturer  |  10x20x20 (art & design presentation series)  |  Hosted by The Manitoba Association of Architects  |  The Winnipeg Art Gallery  |  January 2014

Radio Guest Interviewee  |  Eat Your Arts and Vegetables  |  Hosts: Aleem Khan & Derek Brueckner  |  95.9FM CKUW, University of Winnipeg  |  December 2013

Graphic Novel Launch  |  Romulus + Remus: Issue 2  |  The Neighbourhood Bookstore and Cafe, Winnipeg MB  |  September 2013

Artist Guest Speaker  |  Uniquely Manitoba, Business Consulting for the Arts  |  University Women’s Club, Winnipeg MB  |  March 2013

Radio Guest Interviewee  |  Eat Your Arts and Vegetables | Hosts: Aleem Khan & Derek Brueckner | 95.9FM CKUW, University of Winnipeg  |  January 2013

Third Year Guest Lecturer  |  Graphic Histories, Illustrated Histories, and Historical Comic Books HIST 3110  |  Professor David S. Churchill  |  University of Manitoba, Winnipeg MB  |  July 2012

Graphic Novel Launch  |  Romulus + Remus: Issue 1  |  The Neighbourhood Bookstore and Cafe, Winnipeg MB  |  April 2012


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