troy brown
Illustration, Raleigh North Carolina United States
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Contact details
4417 Brintons Cottage St
Tel: 513-225-6420
Brief Summary
Troy focuses on imagery for children's book markets as well as editorial and institutional illustration markets. He illustrates for regional clients and has taught illustration at the Art Academy of Cincinnati. He has developed his own story concepts for children's books as well as imagery that focuses on socially relevant themes. He currently resides in North Carolina with his wife and two sons where he is professor of art.
Clients List:

Air Force Artist Program

Creative Department Design Studio, Cincinnati, OH.

Fifth Third Bank Jazz Resident Artist

The Perfect Brew


Professional Experience

Teaching/Professional Development

Owner/Artistry Illustration + Design since 1996

Adjunct Professor/Illustration, Art Academy of Cincinnati, Cincinnati, OH 2007 - 2012
Professor of Art, North Carolina Central University 2017 to present



2004 to present   -                       Lakota West High School, Cincinnati, OH

                                                Cincinnati Art Museum

Art Academy of Cincinnati

Clark Montessori, Cincinnati, OH

                                                Options Academy, Hamilton, OH

                                                JF Dulles Elementary, Cincinnati, OH

                                                Wm. Henry Harrison, Harrison, OH

                                                Covington Catholic, Covington, KY

                                                Loveland High School, Loveland, OH

                                                JF Burns Elementary, Maineville, OH

                                                Villa Madonna Academy, Villa Hills, KY

                                                Taylor Highschool, North Bend, OH

                                                Dater High School, Cincinnati, OH

                                                Anderson High School


2005 to present                           AIGA, member Cincinnati chapter



2005 – 2006                               MAAE/DAAP

University of Cincinnati, Cincinnati, OH

                                                Masters in Art Education


Summer 2006                             Culmination/Study Abroad

                                                University of Cincinnati/DAAP – Sao Paulo, Brasil

                                                Museu Afro Brasil, Sao Paulo, Brasil


2003 – 2005                               B.F.A.

Art Academy of Cincinnati, Cincinnati, OH


2003                                         Virginia Commonwealth University, Richmond, VA

                                                Illustration Academy


1983 – 85                                  Cincinnati Academy of Design, Cincinnati, OH

                                                Associates in Graphic Design, 1985

Awards and Recognition
CMYK - Illustration 2005
CMYK - Illustration 2004
Studio Visit Magazine 2018
Studio Visit Magazine 2019 #43
Studio Visit Magazine 2019 #46
Artist in Residence Maryville College 2019


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