As a contributing artist to publications including The New York Times, TIME Magazine, The New Yorker, The Nation, The Village Voice, Rolling Stone, Esquire, GQ, and over 300 others worldwide, Brian's illustrations are best known for their conceptual take on social issues.
Through a unique combination of hand drawn sketches, painted elements, and scanned found objects, Brian's work bridges both the traditional and digital realms. His images are in the permanent collections of The Wolfsonian, The Museum of The Society Of Illustrators in New York, The American Institute of Graphics Artists, The Newseum of Washington D.C. and The Art Directors Club of New York. Brian was born and raised in Arizona and graduated from The University of Arizona in 1989 with a BFA emphasizing graphic design.
Most recent awards include the prestigeous 2011 Gold Award for Best Cover Illustration from SPD and the Editorial Gold Medal from the Society of Illustrators 52 competition for 2010. For more insight on Brian and his work see the featured story in the March/April 2010 issue of Communication Arts Magazine.
I love to talk about illustration, and from time-to-time I actually convince a college or organization into inviting me. Email or call if you're interested in an appearance.