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Vitale, Stefano

Stefano Vitale is an internationally acclaimed illustrator and artist. While studying for a degree in Economics at the University of Southern California, he often traveled to Mexico and the Southwest. There he found inspiration in the simplicity of the popular local folk art. This influenced him so much that when he completed his economics degree Vitale continued at The Arts Center in Pasadena, California for a Bachelor of Fine Arts. Vitale’s oil paintings on wood have earned him international awards and a retrospective of his life’s work in his hometown of Padua, Italy. Vitale is best known for his beautiful folk-style which has earned him numerous awards and a reputation as one of the most sought after children’s book illustrators. After living in the USA for many years, he moved to Venice with his wife Pamela Berry and their two children.

Steele, Robert Gantt

Robert Gantt Steele loves illustrating the relationship between natural and man made subjects. His paintings of architecture, for example, are made richer by his inclusion of painterly human and natural forms. The human subjects he paints, on the other hand, inhabit a convincingly detailed back ground. Robert enjoys the research needed to accurately capture the detail as well as the mood and atmosphere of his subjects. Recent projects include a commission by Smithsonian Magazine to illustrate the human character and the atmosphere of a particular small town in France. Robert studies music and is a performer in local San Francisco productions. This helped him create illustrations used for the promotion of Broadway shows such as “Showboat.” He completes several book covers and children’s books as well as many other com- missions each year. Constant studies and sketchbooks fill his free time. Robert was originally trained as an architect in North Carolina and at Berkeley. He completed further study in art in Austria as a Fulbright scholar and then in New York and San Francisco. He recently designed and constructed a new home for his family near San Francisco and is very active in the preservation of historic art and architecture. He loves his work. He and his wife Alice have two children.

24/7 Studio

Robert Rodriguez, after years of having assistants, and assisting others, found that he was in a position to know whose work could blend together seamlessly so that more than one artist could work on a project while still maintaining a consistent style. SO..24/7 Studio was born. It is a virtual artist studio, rather than a traditional artist studio. And, the internet has made it possible for the artists to be able to work on large projects that might prove too complex for a single artist. A series of illustrations can be done in a relatively short time frame, and still keep to the high standards required. Also see Robert Rodriguez's portfolio under the name Robert Rodriguez.

Lyons, Chris

Chris Lyons is an Illustrator, gardener, and pass-first point guard. And hopelessly addicted to all three things. He loves to do great work for great clients. In the last few months that’s been: Conde Nast Traveler, American Express, Target, Penguin Publishing, Chicago Magazine, Monocle Magazine (London), Scholastic, Chicago Tribune, McCann Erickson, LA Magazine, Cramer-Kressalt, AirTran, Smart Money, Utne Reader, The New York Times, Bicycling Magazine, Texas Monthly and AARP to name a few. His work has appeared with some regularity in the CA Illustration Annual, American Illustration, 3x3 and Creative Quarterly. He is also on the Adjunct Faculty of The School of Design at RIT.

Lund, Jon C.

Classic vintage poster style digital art Influenced by everything from travel posters to matchbooks and inspired by some of the great commercial artists of the first half of the last century. Specializing in posters, covers, logos, and lettering for advertising, sales promotion and licensing. Clients include: The NFL, Disney, PGA, Pepsi, Apple computer, Target, Hasbro, The USGA Yum Brands, Ghirardelli, ESPN, Parker Bros., Major League Baseball, Wall St. Journal, Wall Mart, TravelSmith, Bacardi, Wizards of the Coast, Starbucks. . Classic poster style illustration and typography

Collins, Mark

Mark has been an artist since childhood, and has worked professionally as a graphic designer and illustrator since 1984. Although he started as a traditional painter using acrylics, his preferred medium is now digital, and he works solely as a vector artist using Adobe Illustrator. His work relies predominantly on a calligraphic line, with color gradient fills, and a humorous touch.

Clients include: Consumer Reports, Highlights, MuscleMag International, M Magazine, Redmond Magazine, InSight, American Health & Fitness, Raley's, Times of the Islands, Berlitz, Oxford University Press, Harcourt, Pearson, Holt, Running Press Hunt Manufacturing, Philadelphia Zoo, American Express, Pepsico, Rohm and Haas, Scunci, Lily Icos (Cialis), Purell, TRESemme, Stepping Stone Childrens Museum.

Rodriguez, Robert

Born in New Orleans, Rodriguez has lived in California since 1965. He graduated from Chouinard Art Institute in 1969, and began freelancing as an illustrator. Over the years his style has evolved through many phases. He currently illustrates as himself and as the primary artist in his studio 24/7. Some of the projects he’s especially enjoyed working on include the poster for SuperBowl XXVI, The NFL for 2002 Christmas card , movie posters for The Two Jakes, The Jewel of the Nile, and City Slicker’s II, the dvd cover for The Adventures of Robin Hood, the NBA All-Star Game poster, basketball trading cards, six Ringling Bros. Circus posters, posters for the National Hispanic Scholarship fund, calendars and posters for the National Federation of Labor, many covers for Der Spiegel Magazine, theater posters for the Hartford Stage and the Mark Taper Forum. Rodriguez illustrated the Cesar Chavez postage stamp for the United States Postal Service and Designer Carl Herrman. Mr. Herrman has also commissioned Rodriguez for the Cinco De Mayo Stamp and the Celebrate the Century “1980’s” series of stamps. The Cinco De Mayo stamp was the first postage stamp ever jointly.commissioned by the United States and another country {Mexico} He has won five gold medals and four silver medals, as well as two Patrick Nagel Awards from SILA, the Hollywood Reporter Key Arts Award, many regional awards from across the country, the Airbrush Action Achievement Award, and the great teacher award from Art Center.

Hyman, Miles

Artist, author and illustrator, Miles Hyman's creates images for advertising, packaging, books, magazines, galleries and museums throughout Europe and the United States. A native Vermonter, he studied literature and fine art at the Buxton School, then at Wesleyan University. He moved to Paris in 1985 and studied drawing at the Paris Ecole des Beaux-Arts. His first illustrated books and graphic novels began appearing in 1987 with French publisher Futuropolis. His work has since been appeared, on both sides of the Atlantic with Libération, Le Monde, Télérama, XXI, Muze, Marianne, Gallimard, Baleine, Actes Sud, Denoël, Casterman, FSG, Knopf, Viking, Chronicle Books, the New York Times, The Boston Globe and The New Yorker Magazine to name a few. His work is exhibited regularly in European and North American galleries, including solo and group shows in Paris, Geneva, Brussels, Barcelona, Beverly Hills and New York City. Most recent exhibits include major shows in Paris at the Galerie Barbier & Mathon, in Brussels at the Galerie Champaka.

Larsen, Eric

Eric Larsen has worked with advertising, corporate-direct, editorial and educational publishing clients for years longer than he cares to admit. He is a multiple-style illustrator who can custom-tailor his look and approach to what best fits the project or for what is best-suited for the kind of look that YOU want...He works in a combination of traditional and digital media: Adobe Illustrator vector and Photoshop. He is also an expert at digital photo-editing (examples on request), having taken on major projects for Western Star Trucks, Safeway and the Oregon Ducks (Nike). All files are delivered digitally. Visit his website link to see lots more examples. We really hope you don't hate it that you've got so many choices.

Crawford, Robert

Robert Crawford graduated with a BFA from Rhode Island School of Design. His paintings have appeared on the cover of major magazines such as Fortune, Business Week, The Atlantic and U.S. News and World Report as well as book covers for best-selling books published by Random House, Penguin/Putnam, Avon and other major publishers. His work is popular with advertising agencies and is much sought after by Fortune 500 companies like IBM, Dupont and Ford. Robert Crawford was chosen by the German car maker, Volkswagen, to do six paintings for a book which celebrated Volkswagen's 50th anniversary. Robert's work has won numerous awards from the Society of Illustrators, Communication Arts, Graphis and Print. His paintings have been included in group shows in New York, Japan and Germany and he participated in the United Nation's sponsored show on the environment in New York City. That painting was featured on CBS's Sunday morning with Charles Osgood. Robert Crawford's work has been selected for permanent collection by the United States government and major corporations such as British Petroleum. Some other notable collector's include, Richard Reeves, the presidential historian, and Edward Gordon of ABC television.Robert's studio is located in northwest Ct.

Gevry, Claudine

childrens books, greeting cards, pastel, soft pastel, oil pastel, packaging, illustration, posters

Foster, Jeff

Raised on a wheat farm in Montana. Traveled to Portland Oregon. Schooled at Pacific Northwest College of Art. 8 year stint at W+K. Freelancing and living large in the Northwest. Good with photoshop, illustrator and a no.2 pencil.

Comport, Sally Wern

Illustration for Publishing, Advertising, Editorial and Institutional clients


Before entering the world of illustration, Arn0 has been lucky enough to revisit his youth working for the "heroes" of his childhood whilst travelling a bit. After receiving his diploma from ENSAD (Paris) and his master of Arts at CalArts (LA), Arn0 has worked on X-Men and The Hulk for Marvel Comics (NY), then Star Wars at LucasArts (SF), finally ending up with The Muppets, Sesame Street and special effects at the Jim Henson Creature Shop (London) Now Arn0 thinks it's time to revisit his teens: music, fashion and the elusive search for the perfect sun tan. Arn0's past, and current clients are, amongst others, Nokia, Coca-Cola, O2, MTV, Sony, Hed Kandi, Penguin books, PSP3, Berlin Philarmonic, Royal Court Theatre, Vibe, FHM, Maxim, Mojo, Mens Health, Red Bulletin and The Sunday Times.

Tejido, Jomike

Jomike Tejido is an architect and award-winning illustrator and author who has made over 50 children’s books in his hometown in Manila. Some of which are Tagu-Taguan (Hide and Seek) (1st National Children’s book awards, Best Reads 2010), The Amazing Hat, and the Foldabots Toy Books. He has also worked with Oxford University Press, McGraw-Hill, and most recently, Scholastic. Jomike enjoys art inspired by nature and is reflective in his other venture as a painter on hand-woven mats. Apart from art, Jomike enjoys playing soccer, eating seafood, cooking and traveling to new places. Jomike lives in Manila, Philippines with his wife and baby daughter, Sophia.

Lyon, Tammie

Tammie initially pursued a career as a professional ballet dancer before she decided to switch gears. She attended the Columbus College of Art and Design, where she received her BFA. She began her illustration career as a staff illustrator for a major greeting card company eventually becoming the director of the juvenile product line. Having discovered that illustration was her true passion, she left to begin a freelance career in the children's market where she has illustrated numerous books, posters, magazines, cds, games, clothing, and just about anything else you can think of.

Wiemann, Roy

Roy creates dynamic digital images out of his NYC studio that meld a love of color with concept for clients such as Saatchi & Saatchi, TIME, Inc, Grey Advertising, HBO, New York Times, CHASE, GigaPan, Springer-Verlag, TIAA-CREF, The New Yorker, IBM, Smithsonian, NYU, Procter & Gamble, AT&T, McGraw-Hill, MSNBC among others. His art has appeared in American Illustration, Communication Arts and HOW magazine. Keywords: architecture, business, charts, conceptual, corporate, design, digital_3D, editorial, infographics, maps, photo collage, publishing, realism, science, stylized realism, technology, text, trade

Ember, Kathi

Kathi Ember lives with one man, three sheep and four cats in an old stone farm house just outside of Kutztown, PA. She has been drawing since she could hold a pencil and knew from an early age that art was her passion. After graduating with a BFA from Kutztown University in '76, she eventually figured out that she was meant to be an illustrator. Her love of animals, sense of humor, whimsy, and a penchant for storytelling all came together and in one quick moment she realized, "THIS IS IT...this is what I'm supposed to be doing". And so, she sits at her desk every day, living in a fantasy world and watching little anthropomorphic animals come to is good.

Zivoin, Jennifer

Jennifer Zivoin is a children's book illustrator living in Carmel, Indiana. Although she has been trained in media ranging from figure drawing to virtual reality, her passion is bringing stories to life through her paintings. Jennifer earned her Bachelor of Arts degree with highest distinction from the honors division of Indiana University. She then began her professional career as a graphic designer, and later became a creative director at a multimedia design company. Today, she enjoys living out her dream of creating art for children's books. In addition to illustrating, Jennifer's hobbies include reading, baking, biking and ballroom dancing, especially tango!

Reis, Thomas

Tom began work as senior art director for JP Morgan Chase in New York City, shortly after receiving his MFA from the San Francisco Art Institute in 1993. Two years later, he was illustrating for nationally-known publications, including Time magazine, Rolling Stone, the Wall Street Journal, Entertainment Weekly, Sports Illustrated, Business Week, TV Guide, Barron's, Forbes and Smart Money. Corporate clients have included MGM, Dupont and Colgate. Throughout his career, Reis has also worked as a fine artist, producing work with all the refinement that one would expect from a classically trained painter. His paintings are represented in numerous permanent and private collections throughout the United States. Tom currently resides in Atlanta, Georgia. (Text provided courtesy the Museum of Arts and Sciences.)

Pyle, Chuck

Chuck Pyle tells stories with a paintbrush, whether warmhearted Rockwellian scenes, or hardhearted Noir detective stories, he brings a cinematic sense to the scene and setting.

Christoph, Jamey

A "Sunshine State" native, Jamey Christoph studied illustration at the Ringling School of Art and Design in Sarasota, Florida. His stylish illustrations appear regularly in major newspapers,and magazines and have received multiple recognitions from the Society of Illustrators and Communication Arts. After many years in Cleveland's historic Ohio City neighborhood, he and his partner Brad moved to Arlington Virginia. His dogs, Spencer and Owen are always ready for a walk.

Salvati, Jim

Working in oils, Jim Salvati's paintings are textural and layered. He has created paintings for various industries including feature film, the surf industry, advertising and publishing. With a strong interest in portraiture, Jim particularly enjoys painting for the theater. Jim lives, paints and surfs in California and is an instructor at the Art Center College of Design in Pasadena.

Pamintuan, Macky

Macky Pamintuan was born and raised in Davao, a city in the southern Philippines. As a young child, drawing was his favorite pastime and an activity that brought him delight and satisfaction. Early on, his parents discovered that giving him paper and pencil was a sure way to keep him busy, quiet, and out of trouble. He still remembers the day when he successfully drew Mickey Mouse and Superman, a huge breakthrough and a sweet triumph. He moved to San Francisco at age 21 and in 1998 enrolled in the Academy of Art College to pursue illustration. He received his Bachelor of Fine Arts degree in December 2003. When not illustrating, Macky enjoys playing basketball, his other true passion.

Wagt, Robert

Dutch-born painter and illustrator Robert Wagt has worked in Berlin, Milan and Paris, and is currently in the USA working from Nyack, New York. Robert and his wife, also an accomplished artist, have one daughter. As an illustration artist, Robert Wagt is widely acknowledged for his creativity and unique style, and has enjoyed an international reputation for almost 20 years. Marie Claire and Vanity Fair were among the first international magazines that sparked his career during his first Paris stint in 1987-1988, after he emerged from his art studies. In Milan from 1988 to 1994, he became a regular contributor to Vogue, Uomo Vogue and Vanity of the Condé Nast Media Group, among other magazines. He returned to Paris in 1994, where his client list grew to include industry giants such as Canon, Longchamp, Coca Cola, DHL, Ford, Ebay and Macy’s, working with world’s premier advertising agencies, such as : Publicis, J. Walter Thompson, Young & Rubicam and McCann Erickson. His work is featured in numerous art books and magazine interviews. Beyond the world of commerce, Robert Wagt is recognized for his contribution to the fine arts. Numerous solo and group exhibitions in the United States and Europe have shown his work since 1983. Robert Wagt is represented by New York-based Lindgren & Smith Inc., one of the four top artist-management agencies of the United States. He also works with Sigrid Freundorfer Fine Arts, a highly respected New York art dealer of 20th century paintings and sculptures. Born and raised in Assen, the Netherlands, he was formally trained at the Academy of Fine Arts (Minerva) in Groningen, the Netherlands, from 1982 to 1987.

Daigneault, Sylvie

Highly decorative coloured pencil illustrations, children's book, packaging and poster art

Kunz, Anita


Mayzis, David

Satirical editorial illustrations geared towards entertainment, particularly celebrity portraits and music.

Laznicka, Matthew

retro stylized people faces digital bold editorial publishing narrative youth publishing sport

Koefoed, Lori

Award-winning illustrations of people, animals, fantasy and mythological subjects for publishing, advertising and editorial uses. Traditional and digital media.

Cigliano, Bill

Illustrations for advertising, editorial, publishing, packaging and institutional usages. Bill's illustrations range from humorous caricatures of people and animals to conceptual pieces created in both traditionally painted and also digital mediums. His art is delivered as hi-resolution digital files via his ftp site ready for immediate publication.

Bannister, Philip

watercolor, loose, realistic, expressive, people, situations, line and wash, painterly, architecture, atmospheric, portraits, reportage, narrative

Bender, Cherie

Cherie's Illustrations are playful,retro,painterly,stylized, Art-Deco,realistic,evocative, emotive,romantic,informative and colorful.Depicting men and women at work and at play, with love and beauty,for: advertising,publishing,editorial, education,business,entertainment,movies,music,posters,books,travel,entertainment,food,beverages,packaging, in either oils, pastels,or pencil. Cherie Bender has been an artist from childhood and her paintings are in private collections and international museums; currently showing her art in Natures Symphony, Boca Raton; Down To Earth Gallery, Delray Beach and Art Fusion Gallery, Miami. Soon to be in a new gallery in New York. Cherie has illustrated for: The Robb Report Magazine, Mac Addict Magazine, Playgirl Magazine, The Miami Herald, Tropic Magazine and The Sun Sentinel as a partial list;Cherie has done book covers for Kensington Books,Simon & Schuster Books and BET Book publishers,as a partial publishing list; also designs for murals and decorative walls, fused glass mosaic pools and installations of commissioned paintings for Norwegian Cruise Lines and the Song of Norway Cruise Lines.Cherie's goal is to keep on evolving and growing as an artist and as an illustrator, she never settles for second best.

O'Brien, Maureen

watercolor, oils, pastels, mixed media, editorial/conceptual, children, nature, cartoon, stylized realism, painterly

Fitz-Maurice, Jeff

digital illustration including realistic and stylized realism of food, conceptual landscapes, animated characters, product, advertising, book and editorial.

Paraskevas, Michael

Michael Paraskevas, a well known illustrator among magazine art directors, has had his work featured in such prestigious publications as Sports Illustrated, Time, Town & Country and Esquire and has earned numerous awards from industry professionals. Michael has exhibited at Giraffics Gallery in East Hampton (6 one-man shows) and recently showed at the prestigious Southampton Gallery owned by Peter Marcelle. Along with his mother Betty, he published many children’s books over the past 12 years. Their work includes the much loved Tangerine Bear, which was produced as a Christmas Special for ABC in 2000. Other popular works by the pair include Junior Kroll, A Very Kroll Christmas, Shamlanders, The Ferocious Beast, Cecil Bunions, and Chocolate at the Four Seasons. The mother-and-son team’s most well-known project, called Maggie and the Ferocious Beast, was developed for Nick Jr. and is still running on Noggin. It won the prized Gemini Award for best animated show of 2001 in Canada. Paraskevas was educated at School of Visual Arts in New York where he also received his Master’s Degree in Visual Journalism. He divides his time between his home in SouthHampton and LA.

Day, Rob

Conceptual images and portraits for advertising, corporate, book publishing, editorial and entertainment industry clients. Work has appeared in Time, Sports Illustrated, Rolling Stone, Esquire, GQ and many other publications. Subjects includes everything from people, animals, food and products to conceptual, corporate and business themes. Commissioned illustrations are a mixed media of oil and digital and promply delivered online as high resolution digital files. Please visit the link below to review a complete portfolio. If you have questions or comments please don't hesitate to call or email.

Wang, Suling

Suling enjoys making art that creates a mood or tells a story. She especially enjoys playing with color and creating interesting and unique color palettes. She uses the computer as a painting tool to create digital art that doesn't look digital as she generally doesn't use many effects and sticks primarily to the paintbrush and eraser tools.  Her influences include: Botticelli, Van Der Weyden and Diego Rivera. Her favorite subjects include: women, children, family, relationship issues, people, editorial, nature, beauty, flowers, plants, whimsy, whimsical characters, fantasy, psychology, health, drama, book covers, music, dance. Suling Wang has been featured in Step-by-Step Electronic Design 2000, The Visual Quickstart Guide to Photoshop, Macromedia People's Choice Award Finalist 1997, San Francisco Society of Illustrators Show 1997 , San Francisco Society of Illustrators Show 1995.

De Ramon, David

Illustration for Publishing, Advertising, Editorial and Institutional projects

May, Dan

Specializing in conceptual, caricature, realism stylized, humorous. Editorial, advertising, publishing, entertainment, and everything in between. Check out my website for a full portfolio and bio, and please don't hesitate to call or e-mail with any questions or comments.

Shayne Letain Illustration

From classical to comic, Shayne Letain Illustration draws inspiration from everywhere.

Jost, Larry

Ironic and conceptual humor, stylized realism. For editorial, advertising, packaging and the web. Recent clients include Cranium, Morton Salt, Jose Cuervo Tequila and Horizon Airlines.

Voutila, Ritva

Enigmatic oils and drawings influenced by Northern Renaissance for books, children’s books, editorial, advertising.

Revels, Robert

Robert Revels graduated from Academy of Art University with a BFA in Illustration. Robert has worked in the illustration and graphics industry since 1994. Mr. Revels has worked on a variety of projects ranging from children's stories to large concert backdrops for artists such as Carlos Santana and U2.
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