JAMES O'BRIEN is an illustrator and designer, creating conceptual, decorative, art and design for editorial, corporate, and publishing clients.

AARP, Ad Age, American Express, Bank Of America, Blacklist, Blue Cross, Boston Globe, Boy Scouts of America, Brandeis University, Brown University, Business Week, Colgate, Columbia University, Consumer Reports, Delta Airlines, Design Bureau, Entertainment Weekly, Ferro + Ferro, Florida Association of Realtors, Forbes, Fortune, Good Housekeeping, Hanley Wood, Harvard Business Review, Harvard Law Bulletin, Hewlett Packard, How, Johns Hopkins, Kiplinger’s, LA Times, Ladies Home Journal, Liberty Magazine, Los Angeles Magazine, Lure Design, MacUser, Macworld, McGraw-Hill Publishing, Metropolitan Regional Arts Council, Microsoft, Mount Holyoke College, NavPress, New York Magazine, The New York Times, Newsweek, Northeastern University, Notre Dame University, Obit, Ogilvy, Oracle, Oxford American, Park & Company, PC Magazine, People Design, The Progressive, Rand McNally, Restaurant Business, Ronn Campisi Design, San Francisco Chronicle, Scientist Magazine, Sears, Shostak Studios, Smithsonian, Softmart, Sports Illustrated, Spot Co., Summit Business Media, Sursumcorda, Sutter Home, Target, Time Inc. Publishing, TVGuide, U.S. News, University Of Miami, University Of Minnesota, The Van Fleteren Group, Vegetarian Times, The Wall Street Journal, The Washington Post, Washingtonian Magazine, Wine Spectator, and Xavier University.

American Illustration
The Society of Illustrators
Communication Arts
Creative Quarterly
The Society of Publication Designers
SBS Digital Design
The Society of Illustrators, LA

MFA - University of Hartford, 2008
MA - Syracuse University, 2006
BFA - Minneapolis College of Art & Design, 1989

Society of Illustrators 
Graphic Artists Guild 
Society of Children's Book Writers and Illustrators