Dave Chisholm is a trumpet player, cartoonist, composer, and educator currently residing in Rochester, NY where he received his doctorate in jazz trumpet from the Eastman School of Music in 2013. He coexists in both the music and comics worlds, resulting in a wide variety of creative projects.
In addition to CANOPUS, his credits include the acclaimed graphic novel about legendary saxophonist Charlie Parker CHASIN' THE BIRD (Z2, 2020), graphic novel + soundtrack Instrumental (Z2, 2017), as well as a variety of short stories for award-winning anthologies. He also teaches visual art, cartooning, and music at Rochester Institute of Technology and The Hochstein School in Rochester, NY.
He spends his free time hanging out with his wife Elise and their two cats Tillie and Penny.