Tuesday, June 10, 2008

James Victore

The only fear I experience these days comes from my own government

James Victore is a self-taught, independent artist and designer. Design clients include... Moet & Chandon, Aveda, Apple, Yohji Yamamoto, Yamaha, the New York Times, and the School of Visual Arts. Currently, Victore is designing a line of original, hand-painted surfboards. Awards include an Emmy for television animation, a gold medal from the Broadcast Designers Association, the Grand Prix from the Brno (Czech Republic) Biennale, and gold and silver medals from the New York Art Director’s Club. Victore’s designs are in the permanent collections of the Palais du Louvre, Paris; the Library of Congress; the Museum für Gestaltung, Zurich; and Stedelijk Museum, Amsterdam, among others. His work is regularly featured in international magazines, and a book of his design work recently was published in China. He teaches graphic design at the School of Visual Arts in New York City. He is based in Brooklyn, N.Y.

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