troy brown
Illustration, Chicago Illinois United States
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Contact details
410 N. Taylor
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 Chicago and is the Associate Director of Youth programs at the School of the Art Institute of Chicago.
Clients List:

Air Force Artist Program

Upstream Media

Jacela Media

Cincinnati Public Library

Margaritas Restaurant Group

Creative Department Design Studio, Cincinnati, OH.

Cincinnati Art Museum/Donald Sowell Endowment

Cincinnati Ballet Kids

Fifth Third Bank Jazz Resident Artist

Powers Agency, Cincinnati


Professional Experience

Teaching/Professional Development

Owner/Artistry Illustration + Design since 1996

Adjunct Professor/Illustration, Art Academy of Cincinnati, Cincinnati, OH



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
Who's Who - 2011

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