Rick Lovell

Richard C. Lovell

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

"I find joy in watching young people find themselves as artists and illustrators, and seeing them blossom into the visual chroniclers of their time in history."

Richard C. Lovell | Graduate coordinator

Awards, recognition 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

Previous Positions

Staff Illustrator, Whole Hog Studios, Atlanta, Georgia, 1978-1980; Staff Illustrator, Loucks Atelier, Houston, Texas, 1980-1981; President, Rick Lovell Inc., Atlanta, Georgia 1981-present

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