Tim Foley
Illustration, Grand Rapids Michigan United States
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Brief Summary
Tim Foley was born in Flint Michigan in 1962, spent most of his school years in nearby Durand, then attended college at the Kendall School of Art in Grand Rapids. During most of the 80s, he worked as a typesetter/art director for a family owned printing franchise, and set out on his own as a freelance illustrator in 1989. His work has appeared in many national and international publications, book covers, cd covers, as well as various toys and games over the past twenty plus years. Aside from drawing pictures, he is also a musician and songwriter, currently playing upright bass for the group 'The Jukejoint Handmedowns' and sails on Lake Michigan in the summer months. He currently lives and works in Grand Rapids with his wife, Terri, and has a son, Keenan, who is a jazz musician in Chicago.
The Wall Street Journal, The Weekly Standard, The Chronicle of Higher Education, Cricket, Newsday, Baker Book House, Barrons, Dover Publications, Business Week, Scholastic, Miami Herald, Highlights for Children, Zillions, Consumer Reports, US Catholic, Bostonia, Barnes & Noble, LA Weekly, Los Angeles Times, Washington Post,
Professional Experience

Kendall School of Art and Design 1980-1982

Work History

Art Director, Graphic Arts Workshop 1982-1989
Typesetting, Art Direction, Logo Design, Illustration, Camera Operator, Pre Press, Branding, Management

President and Owner, Tim Foley Illustration Inc. 1989-Present
Illustration, Web Page Maintenance, Marketing, Creative Design & Marketing

Musician, Co-Founder, The Jukejoint Handmedowns 2010-Present
Upright Bass & Vocals, Advertising, Recording, Songwriting, Marketing

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