Richard C. Lovell

Associate chair, illustration

Education

B.F.A., illustration and graphic design, Auburn University, Auburn, Alabama

Credentials

Lovell was chosen as the primary book cover illustrator for the launch of a new imprint of Random House's Vintage Books called Vintage Contemporaries, a line of young adult fiction. He illustrated more than 50 titles in the series.

Awards, recognitions and honors

Certificate of Merit, Society of Illustrators, Los Angeles, California, 2010; Vargas Award, Airbush Action Magazine, 2005; Certificate of Merit, Society of Illustrators, New York, New York, Annual National Exhibition, 1994; Award of Excellence, communication Arts Magazine Illustration Annual, 1991; Certificate of Design Excellence, Print Magazine: Print Casebooks 7, 1988; Certificate of Excellence, American Institute of Graphic Arts, 1988; Certificate of Merit, Society of Illustrators, New York, New York, Annual National Exhibition, 1987; Certificate of Design Excellence, Print Magazine: Print's Regional Design Annual, 1986-7; Certificate of Distinctive Merit, Art Directors Club of Atlanta, Georgia, "Show South '85," 1985; Gold Medal, Art Directors Club of Atlanta, Georgia, "Show South '85," 1985; Silver Medal, Art Directors Club of Atlanta, Georgia, "Show South '85," 1985; Certificate for Merit, Society of Illustrators, New York, New York, Annual National Exhibition, 1981; Bronze Medal, Art Directors Club of Houston, Texas, 1980; Award of Excellence, Communication Arts Magazine, 1980; Certificate of Distinctive Merit, Art Directors Club of Houston, Texas, 23rd Annual Exhibition, 1979; Bronze Medal, Art Directors Club of Houston, Texas, 23rd Annual Exhibition, 1979

Organizations

Society of Illustrators, New York; National Association of Photoshop Professionals

Publications and Presentations

  • Airbrush Action magazine, feature illustrator
  • Communication Arts Illustration Annual (several)
  • Print Magazine, Print Posters, Grafis
  • Random House, Vintage Contemporaries, London
  • Society of Illustrators Annual (several)
  • Simon & Schuster, London
  • Bungeishunju, Tokyo, Japan
  • Bonniers Grafiska Industrier AB, Stockholm
  • Sperling & Kupfer Editori, Italy
  • Bantam, New Zealand
  • Photoshop User magazine
  • Quarterly Contributor to Airbrush Action magazine; Textures articles