Leslie Cober-Gentry

Adjunct Assistant Professor | Illustration


BFA, Syracuse University
MFA, University of Hartford

Commissioned Illustration Work

New York Times, Washington Post, Forbes, Business Week, General Electric, Ford Thunderbird, Sony Records, Entertainment Weekly, United Airlines, Hallmark Cards, American Girl, New York Post, Chevrolet, Federal Express, Houghtin/Mifflin Publishing, Wall Street Journal, Air & Space Smithsonian Magazine, Travel & Leisure, Sesame Street, Disney, LA Times, Random House, Barneys New York, Bergdorf Goodman, Boston Globe, Scholastic, Kiplinger’s, Adweek, Inc., Nike, National Geographic, Money, Harvard, U.S. News & World Report, Microsoft, J Walter Thompson, Young & Rubican, How, Artist, Bell Communications, Bloomberg, Bristol-Myers, Sports Illustrated Kids, Reader’s Digest, Chicago Tribune, Baltimore Sun, Better Homes and Gardens, Rodale Press, Peat Marwick KMPG, Entergy Corporation, Strathmore Paper

Commissioned Corporate Books and Annual Reports

Entergy, Ford Thunderbird, SUNY Plattsburgh, Verbatim, Miller Brewing Company

Commission Board Game


Commission Celebrations

New York Times:  Special Section for the Millenium, First Night Boston Invitations and Tickets, Barneys New York Invitations


Society of Illustrators NYC, Housatonic Museum of Art, Smithsonian Air & Space Museum


  • Gold Metal Visions Awards Annual Report Competition
  • Dallas Society of Visual Communications Award of Excellence
  • The 21st Annual International Mercomm/ARC Awards Competition Bronze Award
  • American Graphic Design Awards-Graphic Design USA Award of Excellence in Communication and Graphic Design
  • Children’s Choice Award for “Sister’s Club”
  • Certificate Art Directors Club of Metropolitan Washington
  • Certificate Society of Publication Designers


Society of Illustrators, College Art Association, Illustration Partnership of America


Leslie Cober-Gentry Website