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Rossi Gifford

Rossi Gifford portrait

Rossi is a freelance artist originally from Scotland, who now lives and works in Toronto. She studied at Duncan of Jordanstone College of Art and Design in Dundee and graduated in 2014 with an Honours Degree in Illustration. For her degree show she produced her own graphic novel called Spirit Leaves.

Rossi now specialises in comics, editorial illustration and storyboarding. Rossi also creates concepts for characters, environments and clean up designs for animation shows in Toronto. She is currently working at Solis Animation Inc - a Boutique Animation Studio that creates independent work and collaborates with mainstream projects. She has also worked at the R.A.I.D studio in 2014, where some famous comic artists for DC and Marvel are based.

Back in her homeland, she has sold her work at Forbidden Planet and Waterstones, not to mention exhibiting at a variety of comic conventions such as TCAF, Fan Expo, Thought Bubble and Dundee Comics Day. Recently Rossi has taught children and students at school and university level about the process of making comics.


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