Brian Cronin
Illustration, United States
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2800-050 Almada
Tel: +351 212 724 950
Brief Summary
Brian Cronin was born in Dublin Ireland. He obtained a Bsc in Graphic Design from the National College of Art and Design, Dublin. After college he joined The New Art Studios in Dublin. In 1984 his work was exhibited in a touring group exhibition with three other artists to Irish venues under the collective title of'668'. At this time Brian also began receiving illustration commissions from 'In Dublin' magazine and 'The Irish Times'.
 In 1985 he moved to New York to pursue his career as a Commercial Illustrator, receiving commissions from 'Rolling Stone', 'Time' and 'The New York Times'. 

Brian Cronin has received several awards for his work including Gold Medals from The Society of Publication Designers Annual Exhibition. The New York Art Directors Club. Gold and Silver Medals from the Society of Illustrators New York  and The Patrick Nagel Award from The Society of Illustrators of Los Angeles
Brian Cronin's illustrations are published regularly in major international periodicals and publications some of which include Time
The New Yorker
The New York Times
The Boston Globe
The Washington Post
The Los Angeles Times
The Times London
Rolling Stone
Marie Claire(German edition)
The Wall Street Journal
Cosmopolitan(French edition)
Business Week
Le Monde
The Atlantic Monthly
Esquire (US edition)

His work has also been published in many important illustration annuals such as 'American Illustration' (editions 7-26), 'The Society of Publication Designers Annual' (editions 24-26), 'European Illustration' (editions 16-18), 'The Art Directors Club Annual' , 'Communications Art' 'Graphis Annual Reports 3' and 'The Society of Illustrators of Los Angeles Annual'. He has exhibited his work regularly since 1989 in The Art Directors Club Annual Exhibition, N.Y., The Society of Publication Designers Annual Exhibition, N.Y. and the American Illustration Annual Exhibtion, N.Y. He has also exhibited in group exhibitions in Europe The United States, and ASIA . 

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