Bill Carman


Artist Statement

Born on the floor of a house in Seoul, Korea. SCHOOL: Monta Loma Elementary CA I was the second fastest runner. Bill Murray was faster. I fished. Regnart Elementary CA I took Mark “tank” Anderson fishing. Kennedy Jr High CA Second best broad jump. Keith Franco jumped farther but couldn’t fish. Monta Vista High CA Sang in Madrigals, played in a band, took an art class from a coach and fished. De Anza College, CA. Kind of harder high school and I fished. BYU BFA Illus. MFA Painting and I fished. Chaired the Art Dept at Cardinal Stritch U. I teach at Boise State and fish. Designer/illustrator and/or art director at Ford Aerospace, Louis Saekow Design, Quantum Advertising, Avid Pub., BYU. CLIENTS: Random House (kid’s book), LucasArts, Macmillan, Group One, Quality Inn, Atari, SSI, TSR, SETI Institute, BYU, Boise State, Boise Weekly, Susan G. Komen, Arthritis Foundation, Dana-Farber Cancer Institute, TSSA, Utne Reader, BCT, Opera Idaho. Been in a few shows including Society of Illustrators NY (gold), 3×3 Mag. annual, AI, SPECTRUM (silver), RSVP. Medals from CASE. Mother was a Korean smuggler, father a secret government guy, my wife is a PI, I always feel like I’m being followed.

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Bill Carman’s Illustration Portfolio on Flickr

Bill Carman’s Painting Portfolio on Flickr

Bill Carman’s Drawing Portfolio on Flickr

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