Charles (Chuck) Primeau

Illustration professor

Education

  • B.A., environmental design in product design, NC State School of Design
  • M.F.A., illustration, University of Hartford

Credentials

  • Principal/illustrator of Primeau Illustration, 1986 to present. Clients include Hasbro, Scholastic, Dunkin Donuts, The Lego Group and more.
  • Adjunct faculty, University of Hartford, 2009–2016
  • Adjunct faculty, Tunxis Community College, 2004–2016
  • Senior art director at Lewis Advertising Inc., 1981–1986

Organizations

Society of Illustrators

Publications and Presentations

  • Illustration, "LEGO City: Need for Speed!" by Trey King, Scholastic Inc., Jan. 7, 2014
  • Illustration, "LEGO City: Detective Chase McCain: Save That Cargo!" by Trey King, Scholastic Inc., Aug. 27, 2013
  • Illustration, "DreamWorks Rise of the Guardians Worlds of Wonder: Deluxe Playset" by Cynthia Stierle, Reader’s Digest, Oct. 2, 2012
  • Illustration, "DreamWorks Rise of the Guardians: A Deluxe Pop-Up Book," Reader’s Digest, Oct. 2, 2012
  • Illustration, "LEGO City: Fight This Fire!" by Michael Anthony Steele, Scholastic Inc., Aug. 1, 2011
  • Illustration, "LEGO City: Work This Farm!" by Michael Anthony Steele, Scholastic Inc., April 1, 2011Illustration, "DreamWorks How to Train Your Dragon: Mix and Match" by David Roe and Fabio Laguna, Reader’s Digest, Jan. 31, 2010
  • Illustration, "Mickey Mouse Clubhouse Take-Along Tunes: Book with Music Player" by Tisha Hamilton, Reader’s Digest, Jan. 31, 2009
  • Color, "Monsters vs. Aliens: Movie Storybook," drawn by Lawrence Hamashima, HarperCollins Children’s Publishing UK, June 1, 2009
  • Illustration, "DreamWorks Shrek Smelly Adventures" by Ruth Koeppel, Reader’s Digest, March 4, 2008
  • "Kung Fu Panda: Storybook with Scrolling Screens" by Ruth Koeppel, illustrated by Chuck Primeau and Fabio Laguna, Reader’s Digest, May 6, 2007
  • "DreamWorks Shrek The Third Storybook and Viewer," by Tisha Hamilton, illustrated by Chuck Primeau and Fabio Laguna, Reader’s Digest, May 1, 2007

Exhibitions:

  • Hartford Art School faculty exhibition, Joseloff Gallery, West Hartford, Connecticut, 2010, 2014
  • "P 3," group show with Jackie Decker, Barnes-Franklin Gallery, Farmington, Connecticut, 2013
  • Juried art show, best in show, Paris in Plantsville Gallery & Studio, Plantsville, Connecticut, 2010
  • M.F.A. thesis exhibition, Silpe Gallery, West Hartford, Connecticut, 2009
  • Inspired Art Exhibition, Artwell Gallery, Torrington, Connecticut, 2009