Tom is a House Artist for Shanghai Low. An artist and writer based in Addison, IL, he balances free-lance work with the sole authorship of his original comic book series THE REVIVAL published by Hound Comics.
For SLT, he has developed graphics, visual ideas and concept art for several projects since 2009, including Steppenwolf Theatre for Young Adults' ANIMAL FARM, plus extensive work for Alastair Reynold's DIAMOND DOGS and Conan Doyle's HOUND OF THE BASKERVILLES.
He degreed at Northern Illinois University - studying art, illustration, multimedia design and history. His award-winning 2005 short PREY placed in the top ten for Best Animated Short in Nickelodeon’s Animation Festival, and received screening and honors at the Animation Block Party in NYC, the 2006 Ottawa International Animation Festival in Canada, and the 2007 Anima Mundi Animation Festival in Brazil. Block Party also screened his follow-up short GREEK MYTHOLOGY in 2008.
Tom produces dot matrix animations for Stern Pinball, Inc., he created Visual Development for Evan Jackson’s production of SHERLOCK HOLMES: THE FINAL ADVENTURE for Idle Muse Theatre in Chicago, and maintains an active convention schedule.
Below is a selection of Tom Kyzivat's concept art for SLT - click on any image to view in full size. Please be sure to visit our GRAPHICS page here, Tom's official website Murderous Automaton, it's attendant ArtStation and DeviantArt pages for more of his work, or to contact him individually.
Current and back issues of THE REVIVAL may be purchased through the HOUND COMICS website.