UMES 30 Ep. 39--Meet Brad Hudson, The Visionary Behind UMES' Sequential Arts Program

Sep 23, 2019

Brad Hudson is an Assistant Professor in the Dept. of Fine Arts at the University of Maryland Eastern Shore.
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Brad Hudson has been an artist and instructor at the University of Maryland Eastern Shore for nearly two decades.

He developed a Sequential Arts concentration at UMES that began in the Fall Semester of 2009.

Hudson is a prolific artist and independently publishes his own comics at Coldstream Studios in his hometown of Mardela Springs, Maryland.

In May of 2015, Hudson attended the Wizard World Philadelphia Comic-Con. His work was seen by the Star Wars Brand Manager from Topps Trading cards. To date, he has produced over 2000 Star Wars sketchcards to be distributed internationally.

In addition to Star Wars, Hudson also does illustrations for other Topps licenses including AMC’s The Walking Dead, Stranger Things and Mars Attacks.

Hudson has also been contracted by Upper Deck and Fleer to work on trading card series based on Agent Carter of SHEILD, Spider-Man, Guardians of the Galaxy, Thor Ragnarok and Avengers Infinity War under the Marvel Comics license.

He continues to exhibit locally, nationally and internationally and participates in numerous national comic book conventions with students from UMES.

On this edition of UMES 30, Brad tells us about his involvement with the Sequential Arts Program here at the University of Maryland Eastern Shore and his passion for creating art.