James O'Brien

Name: James O'Brien

Professional title: James O'Brien

Email address: james@obrien-studio.com

Portfolio link: http://obrien-studio.com

City: Minneapolis

State: Minnesota

Bio: James O'Brien is an illustrator and designer, creating conceptual, decorative, art and design for editorial, corporate, and publishing clients.

Short Client List: AARP, Boston Globe, Delta Airlines, Harvard Business Review, Hewlett Packard, Johns Hopkins, Kiplinger’s, LA Times, Ladies Home Journal, Liberty Magazine, Los Angeles Magazine, McGraw-Hill Publishing, Metropolitan Regional Arts Council, Microsoft, Mount Holyoke College, New York Magazine, The New York Times, Newsweek, Oxford American, The Progressive, Rand McNally, San Francisco Chronicle, Scientist Magazine, Sears, Smithsonian, Sports Illustrated, Target, Time Inc. Publishing, TVGuide, U.S. News, Vegetarian Times, The Village Voice, The Wall Street Journal, The Washington Post, Washingtonian Magazine, and Xavier University.

Recognition and Awards: American Illustration, The Society of Illustrators, Communication Arts, 3X3, Creative Quarterly, PRINT, The Society of Publication Designers, SBS Digital Design, AIGA, The Society of Illustrators, LA

Education:
MFA - University of Hartford, 2008
BFA - Minneapolis College of Art & Design, 1989

Languages: English

Primary area of expertise: vector illustration

Secondary area of expertise: hand illustration / comics

Third area of expertise: drawing / painting

Any additional skills or areas of expertise you would like us to know about: print design, typography/type designer, web design, UI design, art/creative direction

Experience Level: Senior