Photo: Roland Johnson

Photo: Roland Johnson

Stephen Kissel is an illustrator, cartoonist, and designer.

Whatever project he takes on, his aim is to bring a bright, playful enthusiasm. When not making things, he might be found passionately consuming movies and animation, browsing various antique shops, or baking for friends. Stephen currently lives in Lynchburg, VA with his energetic cat.

He also serves as a board member for the James River Council for the Arts and Humanities.

Have a project? Just have a question? Feel free to contact me!

Email: hello (at)


Alumni News • Lynchburg College•September 2017

Cover Story • The Burg•July 2016

 Art on Main•ABC13 News (WSET)•2016

Artist Profile•James River Council for the Arts & Humanities •  2015

Upcoming Events:

LYH Punk Rock Flea Market• Lynchburg, VA • September 14th, 2019

LYH Punk Rock Flea Market• Lynchburg, VA • September 21st, 2019

Comic Arts Richmond • Richmond, VA • November 2nd, 2019

RICE: Richmond Indie Comic Expo • Richmond, VA • November 17th, 2019


Comics Camp at the Bower Center • Bedford, VA • June 2018

Comics Camp at the Linkhorne Elementary • Lynchburg, VA • June 2018

Group Exhibitions:

No Place Like Home Show• Miriam’s HouseRiverviews Artspace • Lynchburg, VA, August 2019

5th Biennial Riverviews Community Art Show• Riverviews Artspace • Lynchburg, VA, July 2019

Emerging Artists Group Show • Bower Center for the Arts• Bedford, VA • March 2019

A Link to the Guild Show • Gallery at the Guild • Kitchener, ON, Canada, June 2018

Play Pretend (Emerging Artist Series)• Riverviews Artspace • Lynchburg, VA, March 2017

Spoopy Sticker Show • Gallery at the Guild • Kitchener, ON, Canada, Oct. 2017

Art on Main Pop-Up Show • Riverviews Artspace • Lynchburg, VA, 2017 & 2018

Art on Main • James River Council • Lynchburg, VA, 2015-2018

Tarot Art Show •Madison Bubbler• Madison, WI, April 2017

Monster Art Rally •Taubman Museum of Art • 2016-2019

Roaskate Skatedeck Show • Roanoke Skatepark Initiative • Roanoke, VA, 2015