Comic artist and painter David James Bromley
has taught the history of sequential and
single panel comic art forms at the University
level; currently, he writes on the subject
of cartoon art and animation for his column
With fine artist Jim Hall, Bromley
co-created 'Art in Shambles',
long a favorite Richmond comic strip, now
highlighted again with current collaborator,
VCU art instructor Phillip Bowles.
Other cartoonists with whom he has collaborated
are printmaker Chris McDaniel and
UVA commercial artist Chris Cullinan.
content for cartoons merely to exist in
print and online, he continues to seek fine
art venues to exhibit his work and the cartoon
drawings upon which he collaborates; Bromley
firmly believes in the legitimacy of the
comic art form and advances that philosophy
as both practitioner and commentator.
A member of the Richmond Branch of
AIGA, the professional association
for design, David recognizes the crucial
role that design plays in making successful
cartooning an art form.