TOR WAR

Fantasy folktale creator and interdisciplinary teaching artist with a focus in narrative and a preference in comics.


CURICULUM VITAE

Education

School of the Art Institute of Chicago
Bachelor of Fine Arts, (Merit Scholarship)
2016-2020

Center for Cartoon Studies
Graphic Novels Workshop, (BIPOC Scholarship)
2021

Publishing

Full page illustration for Fatality & Flora (2021)
Various spot and page illustrations for the Unbreakable Anthologies(Coming Soon!) (2021)
"EXPLORATION" Full page illustration for When I Was Me: Stories of Trans Euphoria (2021)
4 page comic for Game Changers (2021)
"Meandering Rivers" Half page illustration for Unbreakable: Pathways (2021)
"Big Rat, Don't Eat My Millet" Half page illustration for Unbreakable: Revolution (2021)
"YOU ARE THE SUN, WUKONG" Poem for Legends: From Storybook to Heart (2021)
"A COLD FRONT PASSING" Short Story for Rain Check (2021)
"in between" 8 page Comic for IMMIGRATITUDE: Tales of Asian Immigration (2021)
"I'M SORRY I LOVE YOU" 4 page Comic for Pest Control Magazine (2020)
"I'M SORRY I LOVE YOU" 4 page Comic for Stratos: A Dream Anthology (2020)
Cover Illustration for "Secretum Hortus" (2020)

Galleries and Shows

2020 ARTCADE, School of the Art Institute of Chicago, Site Galleries

2020 Commission Work

2019 School of the Art Institute of Chicago, Bachelor’s of Fine Arts Show, Sullivan Galleries

2019 School of the Art Institute of Chicago Holiday Art Sale, Millennium Park

2019 A Packet of Holiness and Joy Will Come To You!, Prop Theater

2019 Poster work, Dungeons and Dragons at SAIC

2019 Commission work

2018 Foundation for Asian American Independent Media Tabling, Gene Siskel

2017 April Art Bash, School of the Art Institute of Chicago

2017 Winter Art Sale, School of the Art Institute of Chicago

2016 Alpharetta Art Streetfest

2016 Alpharetta High School Showcase

2016 Roswell Visual Arts Showcase

Teaching Experience

2021 Game to Grow Group Facilitator

2021 Saga Education, Math Tutor in CPS

2020 The Laboratory Chicago, Afterschool Programs in CPS

2019 AmaZINE Alternative Book-Binding Workshop with Beth Hetland, ChicagoZineFest

2019 Unreal Engine Fundamentals for Educators, Depaul University

2019 Orientation Leader

2017-2018 Continuing Studies Middle School Program

2016 Volunteer for FOCUS + Fragile Kids

2015-2016 Alpharetta High School Fencing Team Captain

2014-2016 Alpharetta High School SPECTRUM LGBT+ President