School of Visual & Performing Arts

Department of Art

Jon Krause

Visiting Artist Lecture

Tuesday, Oct 23, 11:00 am, VPA 144

Jon Krause is an illustrator and a life-long resident of Philadelphia. He earned his degree at Tyler School of Art at Temple University, Philadelphia, where he studied with renowned illustrator David Noyes. His first assignment came just out of school from Washington City Paper in Washington, DC, where he had sent sample illustrations on missing stop signs.

For over fifteen years, Krause has worked with a wide range of clients, including Deloitte, McGraw Hill, National Park Service, Time Warner Books, Random House, Pew Charitable Trusts, and with publications such as Time, Atlantic Monthly, The New York Times, Wall Street Journal, Washington Post, Playboy and Businessweek. His editorial illustrations often involve financial, medical and educational topics and have repeatedly been recognized with honors and awards from: Communication Arts Illustration Annual; Society of Illustrators Illustration Annual; Prints Regional Design Annual; Graphis; American Illustration; 3x3 Illustration Annual; Society of Illustrators, LA; Art Directors Club of NY Annual.