P R O F I L E
Don Arday has been creating digital illustrations used by the technology, consumer product, entertainment, publishing, healthcare, manufacturing, and service industries for two decades.
Along the way he has created a body of personal works to investigate the relationship of abstract image elements to forming beliefs about image recognition, narrative fabrication, and visual cognition.
Don received a BFA in Graphic Design from the Cleveland Institute of Art and a MFA in Advertising Design from Syracuse University. He previously taught at the University of Missouri, St. Louis, and the University of Texas at Arlington before joining the faculty at the Rochester Institute of Technology.
His illustrative work has been recognized by Step-By-Step, Print, and How magazines, and has been exhibited at the New York and Los Angeles Societies of Illustrators. He has been a featured artist in Communication Arts Magazine and was the featured cover artist in Design Graphics Magazine, published in Australia. His work has been accepted in over 200 national competitions.
Visit donarday.com to view Don's illustrations.
M E D I A
Works presented are created digitally using raster and vector based software programs. There is no acquired imagery used in any of the works. All forms, textures, objects, and lighting effects are digitally created. All elements are incorporated into Photoshop customized and enhanced for final output.