Ivan Brunetti - Columbia College Chicago

Ivan Brunetti

Associate Professor



Ivan Brunetti an Associate Professor of Illustration in the Design Department, teaching courses on illustration, cartooning, graphic novels, and visual narrative. He is the author of Cartooning: Philosophy and Practice and Aesthetics: A Memoir, as well as the editor of both volumes of An Anthology of of Graphic Fiction, Cartoons, and True Stories (all from Yale University Press). His drawings occasionally appear in the New Yorker, among other publications. His most recent books are Wordplay and 3X4 (both from Toon Books).

Instructional Areas

Graphic Novels, Cartooning, Editorial Illustration.

Creative Practice and Research Interests

History of Graphic Novels and Cartooning, Comics as Art, Comics as Literature.


B.A., English Language and Literature University of Chicago 1989