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John Roman

John Roman
Title: 
Visiting Lecturer
Department: 
Office: 
Tower 616
Education: 
Graduate; New England School of Art and Design at Suffolk University, Boston, MA
Professional Experience: 
  • 1993-present - Visiting Lecturer (adjunct), Illustration Department, Massachusetts College of Art and Design, Boston, MA
  • 2010-present - Continuing Education Program, Assistant Professor, Massachusetts College of Art and Design, Boston, MA
  • 1991-1992 - Visiting Lecturer (Illustration), Graduate and Undergraduate Programs, Syracuse University, Syracuse, NY
  • 1987-1990 - Instructor (Illustration), Undergraduate Program, New England School of Art and Design at Suffolk University, Boston, MA

Exhibitions

  • Sept 2019 - Jan 2020: "Draw the Line" Exhibit, The Art Complex Museum, Duxbury MA

Publications & Presentations 

  • 2015 - Author of The "Art of Illustrated Maps" (Simon & Schuster/HOW Books
  • 2015 - Feature writer for Communication Arts Magazine, The Artist’s MagazineDrawingProfessional ArtistPrint, The Concord Saunterer (an annual scholarly journal of Thoreau-related essays)
  • October, 2015 – September, 2016: "The Art of Illustrated Maps" (Author Talks)
    • Boston Public Library, Boston, MA
    • Hingham Public Library, Hingham, MA
    • Buttonwood Books, Cohasset, MA (Book Signing)
    • Suffolk University
    • Lexington Community Education Speaker Series
    • Cohasset Public  Library, Cohasset, MA
    • South Shore Art Center Art Festival
    • Continuing Education, Brookline, MA
    • The Norman Rockwell Museum
    • The Springfield Art Museum, Springfield, MA (Noontime Talks)
    • The New York Public Library, NYC

Awards & Recognitions

  • 2018 - Award of Excellence: Los Angeles Society of Illustrators
  • 2011 - Award of Excellence: Los Angeles Society of Illustrators
  • 2011 - Award of Excellence: Communication Arts Illustration Annual
  • 2010 - Two works accepted into The New York Society of Renderers Exhibition: The Art of the Architectural Illustrator, Beyer Blinder Belle Gallery, Union Square, NYC, Sept. 30 – Oct. 30, 2010
  • 2008 - Adobe Web Site of the Day Award: Suffolk Univ. Map (Oct. 3, 2008)
  • 2006 - Award of Excellence: The New York Society of Illustrators
  • 2006 - Award of Excellence: The Society of Illustrators of Los Angeles
  • 2006 - Award of Excellence: American Society of Architectural Illustrators
  • 2003 - Annual Fellowship Award: The Thoreau Society
  • 1999 - First Place; New England Museum Association Publications Awards
  • 1998 - Bronze Medal: Connecticut Advertising Club
  • 1991 - Award of Excellence: Graphic Design USA Magazine Desi Awards
  • 1991 - Finalist Award: International Advertising Festival
  • 1991 - Merit Award: The Society of Illustrators of Los Angeles
  • 1990 - Award of Excellence: Graphic Design USA Magazine Desi Awards
  • 1990 - Merit Award: The Society of Illustrators of Los Angeles
  • 1984 - Distinctive Merit Award: Art Directors Club of Boston
  • 1984 - Achievement Award: Boston Society of Technical Communicators
  • 1982 - Award of Excellence: Boston Society of Technical Communicators

Collections

  • The San Francisco Museum of Cartoon Art, San Francisco, CA
  • The International Museum of Cartoon Art, Boca Raton, FL
  • Ohio State University Cartoon Library (75 originals in the Robert Roy Metz Collection of Cartoon Art), Columbus, OH
  • An original work of art in the private collection of musician, Sting (portrait/biography of Sting from syndicated Biography Sunday Comic Strip feature)
  • MOCCA; Museum of Comic and Cartoon Art, New York City (many original comic strip works in the museum’s collection)
  • The Hobart Scale Corporation Marriott Hotel Corporation The Massachusetts Audubon Society

Professional Organizations

  • Member of The New York Society of Renderers
  • Member of The Thoreau Society
  • Member of the University and College Designers Association
  • Member of the Society of Cartographers

Connect: johnromanillustration.com

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