Websites: davevaleza.com, davevaleza.tumblr.com, flickr.com/davario
Bio: Dave is 27, grew up in Los Angeles, and went to school in Georgia. His inspirations are science fiction, human relationships, and shenanigans.
He graduated in 2007 from the Savannah College of Art and Design (SCAD), with a B.F.A. in Illustration.
While at SCAD, Dave served as Editorial Cartoonist/Comics Editor of the student paper - DISTRICT - as well as organizing the quarterly "Comixtravaganza" insert, and running two weekly comic strips during his tenure.
In 2006, he received the Impact Award for Best Editorial Cartoonist from the Georgia Collegiate Press Association. He's also had short comics published in three SCAD Sequential Art Anthologies (2006: Science, 2007: Discovery, 2009: Biography).
Dave is currently living in Los Angeles after working on An Elegy for Amelia Johnson, a graphic novel set to be published in March 2011 by Archaia Comics.
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An Elegy for Amelia Johnson