- VENUE: Gorman Arts Centre
Jon Sommariva is an internationally published comic book artist from Canberra, Australia. His work has appeared in publications from DC Comics, Marvel Comics, Image, Dark Horse, and IDW. Jon has also worked as a concept artist and illustrator for Insomniac, Upperdeck, Hasbro, Disney and Nickelodeon in both games and animation.
Some properties that Jon has worked on are GEMINI, FREE REALMS, REXODUS, TEENAGE MUTANT NINJA TURTLES, BATMAN/TMNT ADVENTURES, WULVERBLADE, STAR WARS and currently Marvel’s AVENGERS.
He studied Graphic Design and 3D Animation at CIT before becoming a professional comic book artist in 2002.
Apart from drawing, which he does A LOT, Jon loves watching and talking about movies, reading comics and playing games. (He is a self-proclaimed master at Mario Kart) He is also fluent in Spanish.
You can see more of Jons work on his instagram page: @sommariva