Saturday, December 8, 2012

Illustrator of the Week: Jeffrey Smith

Jeffrey Smith was born on April 9,1956 in Montebello, California. He studied photography and commercial art at Los Angeles Trade Technical College. Using his trade school portfolio he entered the Art Center College Of Design.

Smith later met Marshall Arisman who convinced Smith to enter the Masters program for illustration at the School Of Visual Arts.

Today, Smith is a full time Professor at the Art Center College of Design, where he has taught since 1994. He is also a freelance illustrator, and his work continues to thrive. He has won numerous awards from CA, the New York Society Of Illustrators, Print, the A.I.G.A., the Society Of Newspaper Design, The Society Of Publication Designers, and the University & College Designers Association. His clients include Sports Illustrated, Rolling Stone, Esquire, The New York Times, The New York Times magazine and New York magazines, to name a few. Smiths’ work consistently appears in American Illustration and The Society Of Illustrators in New York, where Smith received a Gold medal in 2004.

Visit Jeffrey's website HERE.

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