Kelly Alder

Adjunct Instructor

Kelly Alder headshot

Department of Communication Arts

I’m an illustrator, cartoonist, comic book artist, educator, etc. I live and work in Richmond, Va. I’ve worked with The New York Times, The Wall Street Journal, The New Yorker, The Village Voice, Fortune, Forbes, The Atlantic Monthly, Mens Health, Disney Adventures, D.C. Comics, AdHouse Books, CFA Institute Magazine, Richmond Living, Afton, New Market, Ethyl, Virginia Power, The Virginia Historical Society,  The Monitor Group, The Park Group, Pyramid Studios, Communication Design, Pfizer, Tiffany & Co., Glen Burnie House, Frontier Texas Visitor’s Center, Louisiana Children’s Discovery Center, MammaZu, and Rancho-T, among others.

My work has been recognized by Society of Illustrators, American Illustration, Society of Illustrators Comic and Cartoon Art, Print, AIGA Richmond, The Richmond Ad Club.

I’ve been teaching illustration and sequential art at Virginia Commonwealth University since 2009.