Chair, MFA Illustration as Visual Essay Department, School of Visual Arts; illustrator; painter
MFA Illustration as Visual Essay


BFA, Pratt Institute

Books include

Frozen Images, Art of the Times, Artists’ Christmas Cards, Images of Labor, Fitcher’s Bird, The Wolf that Loved Music, Heaven Departed, The Cat Who Invented Bebop, The Divine Elvis, A Postcard From Lilydale. Co-author, Inside the Business of Illustration; co-editor, The Education of an Illustrator, Teaching Illustration

Publications include

The New York Times, The Nation, Time, Esquire, Playboy, Psychology Today, Rolling Stone, Mother Jones, U.S. News & World Report, Sports Illustrated, Omni, Penthouse, Boston Globe

One-person exhibitions include

Corridor Gallery; General Media Gallery; Creation Gallery, Tokyo; Guang Dong Museum of Art, Guangzhou, China; York Gallery; Sindin Galleries; Kutztown Museum, PA; Galerie Philippe Guimiot, Brussels; Harcourts Gallery, San Francisco; Parco Galleries, Tokyo; Visual Arts Museum; Sacred Gallery

Collections include

The Metropolitan Museum of Art (print collection), Brooklyn Museum, New-York Historical Society, Smithsonian American Art Museum, Telfair Museum of Art, Guang Dong Museum of Art

Awards and honors include

Hall of Fame Laureate, Educator Award, Art Directors Club; Gold Medal, Society of Publication Designers; Silver Medal, Society of Illustrators; Educator in the Arts Award, Society of Illustrators; Teacher of the Year Award, American Artist; Hamilton King Award, Society of Illustrators; Distinguished Educator of the Year, Friends of Young Artists Award, School Art League of New York; Distinguished Graphis Poster Award; Communication Arts Annual; Print Casebooks; Masters Series Award, School of Visual Arts; NASAD citation; AIGA. Honorary doctorates: Cincinnati Academy of Art, Pennsylvania College of Art and Design, Maryland Institute College of Art