Comics in the City 2018: Ashley A. Woods

Friday, July 27, 7:00 pm
Timken Lecture Hall, San Francisco Campus

Born and raised in Chicago, Ashley A. Woods is an illustrator who got her start through self-publishing her action-fantasy comic series, Millennia War, while attending the International Academy of Design and Technology. After earning her degree in Video and Animation, she traveled to Kyoto, Japan where she presented her work in the gallery showcase Out Of Sequence. After returning to the states, her work from her comics were included in the Black Comix anthology which has been used in college courses at various universities internationally. When Ashley isn’t working, she enjoys playing video games and studying Japanese. Her works include Niobe: She is LIfeTomb Raider: Survivor’s Crusade, and Ladycastle.


Comics in the City 2018

In celebration CCA’s MFA in Comics graduate students making their return to San Francisco, California College of the Arts will host its sixth annual summer guest speaker series featuring three of comics' most celebrated creators and a special reading by our graduating students.

Each Friday during the month of July, the Comics in the City speaker series will highlight various aspects of the comics medium from independent publishing to the craft of writing and the future of digital comics. Featuring award-winning storyteller J.H. Williams III (Promethea, Sandman: Overture), critically-acclaimed cartoonist Julia Wertz (Tenements, Towers, & Trash), rising star Ashley A. Woods (NiobeLadycastle), and our very own graduate cartoonists, this public lecture series will take place on CCA's San Francisco campus. Check individual event descriptions for location and start time. For more information about the MFA in Comics program: and

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