I create custom Illustrations, book covers, posters, logos, and t-shirt designs. Please feel free to take a loos at my website, curtisillustration.com, where you can find more examples of my work.

Work Samples

  • paintings and Illustrations

  • Band Art and Album Art

  • T-shirt designs

Work History

Matthew O. Curtis Curtis Illustration and Design Brooklyn, NY 11229 Tel. 917.478.0769 mcurtis55@hotmail.com curtisillustration.com Education New York University School of Continuing and Professional Studies, Certificates in Graphic Design and Production Technologies, in progress Pratt Institute of Technology, Brooklyn, B.F.A., Communications Design, 2001; Creapole School of Design, Paris, France, 1999; Corcoran Museum School of Art, Fine Arts, Washington DC, 1994-1996 Creative Skills Multiple styles, creative idea development, professional presentation skills, logo design and branding; apparel design and layout; Media: digital, acrylics, oils, markers, watercolor, charcoal, pen and ink; Styles: editorial, conceptual, children's, backgrounds, scenery and street scenes, portraits, characters, realistic. Computer Skills Adobe Creative Suite Quark X-Press MS Office Applications Mac and PC Platforms Partial Client List Bernstein Display, Port Washington, NY – airbrush mannequin painting; Bravado International Group, New York and Los Angeles – t-shirt design for Michael Jackson and Rolling Stones; Crafty Records, New York, NY – band art and layouts; Dorothy Ann Foundation, Alexandria, VA – branding and logo design; EarthProgram Ltd., Brooklyn, NY – publication design and layout; logos and branding concepts; apparel design; Falls Church Adult Football League, Falls Church, VA – logo design; FutureTan.com, Brooklyn, NY – website illustrations; Jest Magazine, New York, NY – staff illustrator; Metroteam Outfitters, New York, NY – design and layout for team sports apparel; Milky Way Productions, New York, NY – magazine cover illustrations; Montana Race for the Cure – logo and branding; Bill Plympton, New York, NY – background illustrations for animations; Redemption Arcade, Cleveland, OH – band art and layouts; Straus Newspapers, Monroe, NY – newspaper/magazine cover illustrations; Solar Home Energy, Inc., Chevy Chase, MD – marketing illustrations and publication design; Tent City Records, Hoboken, NJ – band art and layouts; Wicked Quick, Portland, OR – t-shirt design and layout; Nike, T-shirt designs for sports teams New York Post, editorial illustrations Metal Blade, Album illustrations and CD layout Jacks & Jokers, design and layout for clothing licensed by Bicycle Playing Cards. Private clients - miscellaneous private portrait and landscape commissions.


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