BFA '95

Christian “Patch” Patchell is a cartoonist, illustrator, designer and all-around creative collaborator. Patch has lived in Philadelphia his entire life and truly loves the city. He divides his time between making art, teaching and collaborating with the Philadelphia Cartoonist Society. His art has appeared on everything from comic books to greeting cards. Patch is the author of the book “I Put the Can in Cancer: A Journey Through Pictures” which is a visual journey through his life-changing battle with cancer. He is also the writer and illustrator of “Monster Mondays” an online comic strip about creatively surviving and the creator of “The Brothers Brimm” the award-winning animated short and comic series. Theory on art: "Monsters & Robots make everything better." To view Patch's work and learn more, visit: