Jacob Thomas grew up in the small town of Walkersville, Maryland. A year out of high school he joined the Coast Guard, serving 4 1/2 years doing search and rescue as well as environmental safety. He studied graphic design at the Art Institute of Pittsburgh.
Today Jacob is a freelance illustrator/fine artist living and working in Brooklyn, NY.
His philosophy in art and life is "The Little Details make the Big Picture."
Partial Client List:
NY Times, New Yorker, GQ, Rollingstone, Wired, Forbes, Money Magazine, Fortune, Washington Post, Wall Street Journal, Runner's World, Men's Health, Ralph Lauren, Bath and Body Works, American Airlines, HOW Magazine, Harvard Business Review, Newsweek, LA Times, NY Magazine, Billboard
Communication Arts Illustration Annual Cover, Communication Arts Fresh Section, Society of Illustrators, Society of Illustrators of LA Gold Medal, American illustration, 3x3 Pro Show Gold Medal, Print Design Annual, Society for News Design, Maggie for Best Editorial