By Lana Valente '19
Arcadia University Art Gallery Assistant Jamar Nicholas was the subject of the feature interview in the November issue of PhillyCurrent magazine, “The Impact Issue.”
In the issue, Nicholas discussed growing up in Philadelphia and how his mother influenced his career as a...
Recognized as one of the “Best Books by Philadelphians,” Gallery Assistant Jamar Nicholas’ graphic novel Leon: Protector of the Playground received a 2017 Liberta Award from Artblog, a publication that fosters art and culture dialogue in the Philadelphia region.
In support of the fight to end...
JAMAR NICHOLAS is an award-winning, Philadelphia-based artist and educator, teaching and lecturing on the topic of comics creation at numerous institutions, dedicating his career to empowering young people to realize the power of visual narrative.
Recent works include adapting and illustrating Geoffrey Canada's Fist Stick Knife Gun; Detective Boogaloo: Hip-Hop Cop, serialized in the US Metro newspapers (Philadelphia, NYC and Boston); and Leon: Protector of the Playground.
He is also a writer and columnist for DRAW! Magazine, the How-To source for comic and animation professionals, and was a host of the COMIC BOOK DINER podcast, focusing on the business of comics.