TAD RVA and The Illustration Academy can now confirm that C.F. Payne and Jason Manley will also be Visiting Artists during this summer's Illustration Academy in Richmond. We are very excited to add such great talents to our already stellar lineup!
C.F. Payne is an artist-illustrator whose artwork has graced the covers of Time Magazine, Readers Digest, Sports Illustrated, The New York Times Book Review and Sunday Magazine, MAD Magazine, der Spiegel, U.S. News and World Report, The Atlantic Monthly, Texas Monthly, Boys Life and more. He has been commissioned to paint countless politicians, authors and entertainers. He has illustrated ten children’s picture books, including The Remarkable Farkle McBride and Micawber, written by John Lithgow.
His artwork has been exhibited at The Cincinnati Art Museum, The National Portrait Gallery, The Norman Rockwell Museum, The Society of Illustrators Museum of American Illustration, The Selby Gallery at Ringling College of Art and Design and numerous college and university galleries.
Jason Manley is the President of The Art Department, Massive Black, and ConceptArt.Org. He has helped Massive Black to amass the largest client list in the industry, including all 20 of the top 20 video game publishers and more than 175 other studios and corporations. Projects they have worked on include God of War 3, Starcraft 2, Killzone 2, Sonic, Tony Hawk, Dragon Age, Army of Two, Fallout 3, and Guitar Hero. In addition to their game work they have worked for major feature films including Transformers and Transformers 2, television commercials, books, and more.