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Garth Glazier

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American Artists
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The Digital Arts Experience
White Plains, NY 10601
United States

illustration of Thelonius Monk was the first in my jazz series and still remains a favorite.
illustration of I got a chance to design and illustrate the poster for the 2016 GM REN CEN Rockin on the Riverfront Concert Series-thanks to Gary Short for putting them in touch with me this winter. They are selling copies of the poster at the venue. Its not often I get to design the concept as well as illustrate. Kenneth Stock art directed and designed the type.
illustration of I completed a spread illustration for dbusiness magazine's April issue which just came to this week. It was a cool concept based on the second TRON movie and features some Star Wars style type. I replaced the cycles with cars because it is Detroit after all.
illustration of Garth Glazier JEEP Cherokee Cover Illustration
illustration of America's Best Full Size Trucks 

These are concepts for the automotive industry utilizing metal textures to create a gritty industrial manufacturing look for the RAM Brand. The ultimate usage was as logos and large scale graphics.
illustration of Concepts for Road to Glory

These are concepts for the automotive industry utilizing metal textures to create a gritty industrial manufacturing look for the RAM Brand. The ultimate usage was as logos and large scale graphics.
illustration of Ella was a great subject for this style of vector illustration and was featured on the Lincoln Center website
illustration of I created a series of tiny thumbnail sketches for a series of Michigan Travel Posters titled
illustration of I was was commissioned in 2015 to create a retro style rocket man in the style of
illustration of This is the next in my series of Michigan travel posters. The original concept was Rise Detroit but that ideas was already taken by an awesome foundation that raised money for Detroit area causes. So I renamed it Deco Detroit since it features the famous indian freeze on the side of the Penobscot Building.
illustration of This was a self promotional illustration built on the concept of an old style full service gas station from the 1940s and styled after road maps of the period.
illustration of The is a fold out page for my vintage 1940s style Gas Station promotion project.
illustration of Miami Nights is full fledge painting that inaugurated my mature style.
illustration of This Raging Bull Vector Movie Portrait was created as a self promotional work.
illustration of A Fitness and Health illustration for magazine editorial.
illustration of Ford Motor Web Icons were commissioned by Ford Motor Company to be used on mobile devices and websites guiding customers to services and products.
illustration of I was commissioned to create icons representing Lyrica's capabilities.
illustration of This beach scene is a digital vector illustration created for Bill Pay to promote their new online banking app.
illustration of Agent 47 was a commissioned illustration for the release of the updated game and was used as a T-shirt and poster promotion.
illustration of This was a full page illustration in Johns Hopkins magazine for an article on how well doctors maintain their own health.
illustration of Part of my jazz series, this was an interesting switch in style. Dizzy's face is more angular than Ella Fitzgerald's and the light broke across the skin in a broken pattern. The effect is a bit more impressionistic.
illustration of This is part of a series of 20 portraits of music stars in a graphic style. I am engaging in a bit of reductivism, finding more minimalist ways to portray the subject here. Jazz suggests a more abstract approach, especially Coltrane's music causing me to limit my color palette and reduce the forms to geometric shapes.
illustration of This illustration was the second in a series of 5 advertisements for Celebrity Hotels.
illustration of Celebrity Hotels commmissioned me to create a series of illustrtations in the style of vintage travel postcards and posters. The Poconos is the location of one of their hotels.
illustration of The commissioned art for the ABA in LA Magazine Cover was created in gouache and enhanced in Photoshop.
illustration of The illustration is part of my series for game covers.
illustration of The Happy Cow is part of my retro style poster series of highly detailed digital paintings created for video game covers.
illustration of The Pioneers was a promotional illustration created as a cover for the video game industry.
illustration of Every year when I thought about doing a christmas card it seemed there never was enough time to get it done. This year I made time. I wanted to do something different like showing Santa Claus underwater with sea creatures and a pirate flag. Guess I have been watching too much Pirates of the Caribbean.
illustration of ONSTAR-Human-Diagnostic was a commissioned illustration for General Motors that used the human body as a metaphor for OnStar's capabilities.
illustration of Travel Montage was a commissioned project for Chevrolet.
illustration of This Jeep Wrangler Logo was commissioned  for the Wrangler Mountain Guild.
illustration of Star Trek Amok Time is a poster concept I created as a marketable print.
illustration of This Lupe Fiasco Album Cover is part of a series of concept works using type and design to create graphic flat color portraits of music stars.
illustration of John Mayer was a natural subject and resulted in a portrait with a easy going feel.
illustration of This was a commissioned Point of Purchase project for Miller Beer.
illustration of This was a commissioned illustrated poster for the play Honor Bound. The goal was to create a painterly glowing environment that evoked a sense of memory.
illustration of Hermione Granger was a great subject for a painterly illustration. The mood was meant to be dark and magical with a ray of hop represented by the doves.
illustration of This Ron Weasley Illustration for Harry Potter was an experiment in creating the traditional look of an oil painting in a digital environment.
illustration of This painterly montage was a concept work in which I developed a looser more intuitive style.
illustration of This was personal portrait.
illustration of Another in my series of botanical graphics.
illustration of I am creating a series of posters and print patterns for fabric using common invasive weeds & wildflowers by illustrating their inherent beauty. Also known as Wild Carrot, the root is edible when young. Queen Anne's Lace is considered a beneficial plant in pastures helping to aid digestion of horses and cows.
illustration of The botanical illustrations in this series feature common wildflowers that have medicinal uses and other beneficial value as food or for agriculture. Number seven in my series of graphics of beneficial invasive species. Trifolium repens or common white clover is planted by farmers to restore nitrogen to fields.
illustration of This Inception Poster Design was created as a demonstration piece showing concept development for a film based on symbolism.
illustration of This illustration is a concept created to promote my work as in interpreting characters.
illustration of This was a commissioned digital painting celebrating employee diversity at Johns Hopkins Health System.
illustration of A fun recent project. I was commissioned to create a vintage illustration with a 1950s look for The Lady magazine England's longest running weekly magazine for women.
illustration of I was commissioned to do a portrait of Obama and Romney for Crain's Business Cover in October 2012.
illustration of Buddy Holly is part of my caricatures of Legendary American Entertainers series. 
A Fresh Take on the Art of the Portrait
illustration of This was a commissioned illustration for a box cover.

Profile

I have 30 years experience as a graphic artist and 11 years as a college art educator. My career goal has always been to make work fun and meaningful. As a member of the "creative class," I think you should ask yourself every day whether you are advancing your creative abilities and contributing to your knowledge and professional goals.

Style/Techniques

Abstract, Airbrush, Caricature, Conceptual, Design, Digital, Figurative, Fine Art, Gouache, Graphic, Lettering, Line, Logo Design, Mixed Media, Montage, Painterly, Pen & Ink, Pencil, Photoillustration, Scratchboard, Silhouette, Special Effects, Stylized, Texture, Watercolor, Decorative, Floral, Whimsical, Interactive, Concept Art, Film/Entertainment, Silk Prints, Vector

Subject/Specialties

Humor, Action, Adventure, Animals, Annual Report, Book Covers, Botanical, Celebrities, Character Development, Children, Children's Books, Children's Products, Comic Book, Computers, Corporate, Editorial, Education, Family, Fantasy, Food, Greeting Cards, Health, Holidays, Icons, Industrial, Information Graphics, Landscape, Leisure, Licensing, Maps, Medical, Mural, Music, Mystery, Nature, Packaging, People, Political, Portrait, Posters, Product, Science, Scientific, Sci-Fi, Still Life, Technology, Toys & Games, Transportation, Travel, Web Illustration, Wildlife, Americana, Agriculture, Food/Beverage, Lifestyle, Vintage / Retro, Feminine, Masculine, Spiritual, Ethnic, Game, Financial, Branding