Brian Stauffer | About Brian
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About Brian

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.

Some recent awards and accolades include being chosen as the cover artist for the 200 Best Illustrators Annual, in addition to 11 illustrations within the book published by the esteemed Archive Magazine.  The 2015 Silver Medal from the Society of Illustrators 57 competition. 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.

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