Justin Remo is a printmaker and graphic novelist from Wyckoff, New Jersey. He is currently a senior at the Maryland Institute College of Art, planning to graduate with a BFA in Printmaking and a Minor in Sequential Arts and Book Arts in May 2024. Recent work includes a solo show, “Knights in the Desert” (Baltimore, MD), and leading workshops on worldbuilding. His printmaking and illustration work is heavily influenced by storytelling, using abnormal and cartoon imagery to create a fictional realities that discusses topics of global waste and the Anthropocene. Remo’s science-fiction graphic novel series, Dust, won second prize in the Ratcliffe Center for Creative Entrepreneurship Just/START competition in 2022. He is also a Public Affairs Specialist with the United States Coast Guard, where he continues to practice professional photography, videography, and graphic design with the military.