Freelance artist and designer and an adjunct professor at FIT.
A graduate of the North Devon College of Art and Falmouth College of Art in Cornwall, England.
MA in Illustration from FIT in 2007 and an MFA in 2011.
Freelanced in London and Germany from 1983-89 as well as teaching illustration at the Medway College of Design in Kent.
Moved to New York in 1989, where I have worked as a freelance illustrator and Jewelry designer. I have painted over 200 book covers and the worked in advertising and editorial markets as well as creating numerous limited edition prints for the sports market.
member of the Society of Illustrators in 1989.
Awards and Honor include:
Awarded the prestigious Steven Dohanos award from the Society of Illustrators in 2009,
Co Chair of the Permanent Collection Committee and Chair of the Members Open show at the Society of Illustrators.
Web site: http://www.gardnerillustration.com/