Erik Evensen (also known as Erik A. Evensen) is an award-winning designer, illustrator, graphic novelist, and educator.


Erik was born and raised in western New Hampshire, on the Vermont border. He was raised in an arts-focused household of educators. He currently lives outside Minneapolis with his wife, musician Erika Svanoe. Erik holds an MFA in Design from Ohio State University, a BA in Studio Art from the University of New Hampshire, and a post-baccalaureate degree from Boston’s School of the Museum of Fine Arts. Erik studied with design research pioneer Liz Sanders, president and founder of MakeTools. [1]

Related to Ghostbusters

He has done pencils in comic book stories:

Other Projects

Erik Evensen designed for

  • Wells Fargo
  • AirTran
  • Captivate Network
  • Coca-Cola
  • GE
  • National Guard
  • Dean Kamen's FIRST, as well as many non-profits and arts organizations.
  • Erik has published and presented research about designing for education and information delivery, covering disciplines such as game design, the role of comics and comics-making in education, using tools such as data visualization, user-centered practice, and generative design research.
  • Erik has served on
    • The advisory board of Bemidji State University's department of Technology, Art & Design
    • The board of directors of the Bemidji Symphony Orchestra and Bemidji Area Community Band
    • The coordination team of Bemidji's Pecha Kucha Night

Other Comics

Erik's work and contributions in comics includes

  • Gods of Asgard
  • The Beast of Wolfe's Bay
  • Erik's Sketchbook Diary
  • Super-powered Word Study (Co-Author/Illustrator)
  • Invincible
  • Hoax Hunters
  • Grounded
  • Fear Agent from Image Comics
  • Zombie Bomb from Terminal Press


  • Erik is also an active amateur saxophonist
  • In Ghostbusters Annual 2017, on page 23, the Ghostbusters II mug that Ron drinks from is from artist Erik Evensen's cupboard.

External Links


  1. Erik Evensen biography
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