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james o'brien is a freelance illustrator and designer, practicing since 1989.

 

RECOGNItion and awards:

AMERICAN ILLUSTRATION, THE SOCIETY OF ILLUSTRATORS, COMMUNICATION ARTS, 3X3, CREATIVE QUARTERLY, PRINT, THE SOCIETY OF PUBLICATION DESIGNERS, SBS DIGITAL DESIGN, AIGA, AND SILA.


EDITORIAL AND PUBLISHING CLIENTS:

AARP, AD AGE, ALBERTA MAGAZINE, AMERICAN EXPRESS, AMERICAN LAWYER, ATLANTA MAGAZINE, AUGSBURG FORTRESS, BETTER HOME & GARDENS, BOSTON GLOBE, BOY SCOUTS OF AMERICA, BRANDEIS UNIVERSITY, BROWN UNIVERSITY, BUSINESS WEEK, CANADIAN BUSINESS, CIO MAGAZINE, COLUMBIA UNIVERSITY, COMPUTER WORLD, CONSUMER REPORTS, CORPORATE COUNSEL, CSO MAGAZINE, DARWIN MAGAZINE, DELTA AIRLINES, DESIGN BUREAU, DIABLO MAGAZINE, ENTERTAINMENT WEEKLY, ENTREPRENEUR MAGAZINE, FAST COMPANY, FERRO + FERRO, FINANCIAL SERVICES INSTITUTE, FORBES, FORTUNE, FORWARD MAGAZINE, GOOD HOUSEKEEPING, GUIDEPOSTS, HANLEY WOOD, HARVARD BUSINESS REVIEW, HARVARD LAW BULLETIN, HOW MAGAZINE, INDIANAPOLIS MAGAZINE, INFORMATION WEEK, INTERACTIVE WEEK, JOHNS HOPKINS, KIPLINGER’S, LA TIMES, LADIES HOME JOURNAL, LIBERTY MAGAZINE, LOS ANGELES MAGAZINE, MACUSER, MACWORLD, MCGRAW-HILL PUBLISHING, MINNESOTA PARENT, MONEY MAGAZINE, MOUNT HOLYOKE COLLEGE, NAVPRESS, NEW YORK MAGAZINE, NEW YORK TIMES, NEWSWEEK, NORTHEASTERN UNIVERSITY, NOTRE DAME UNIVERSITY, OBIT, ORACLE, OXFORD AMERICAN, PC MAGAZINE, PEOPLE DESIGN, THE PROGRESSIVE, RED HERRING MAGAZINE, RESEARCH MAGAZINE, RESTAURANT BUSINESS, SAN FRANCISCO CHRONICLE, SCIENTIST MAGAZINE, SEATTLE WEEKLY, SELLING POWER, SMART MONEY, SMITHSONIAN, SPORTS ILLUSTRATED, SPOT CO., SUMMIT BUSINESS MEDIA, TIME, TREASURY & RISK, TUFTS, TVGUIDE, U.S. NEWS, UNIVERSITY OF MIAMI, UNIVERSITY OF MINNESOTA, THE VAN FLETEREN GROUP, VEGETARIAN TIMES, THE WALL STREET JOURNAL, THE WASHINGTON POST, WASHINGTONIAN MAGAZINE, WESTERN LIVING, AND WINE SPECTATOR.

ADVERTISING AND CORPORATE CLIENTS:

BANK OF AMERICA, BLACKLIST, BLUE CROSS, COLGATE, FLORIDA ASSOCIATION OF REALTORS, HEWLETT PACKARD, LURE DESIGN, MICROSOFT, OGILVY, PARK & COMPANY, RAND MCNALLEY, SEARS, SOFTMART, SUTTER HOME, TARGET, AND XAVIER UNIVERSITY.

education:

MFA ILLUSTRATION, UNIVERSITY OF HARTFORD, 2008

ma illustration, syracuse university, 2006
BFA GRAPHIC DESIGN/illustration, MINNEAPOLIS COLLEGE OF ART AND DESIGN, 1989

 

membership:

Society of Illustrators

Graphic Artists Guild

society of children's book writers and illustrators

aiga

 

likes:

running, reading important books, listening to music , collecting plastic toys, raising chickens, and watching sci fi shows.