Perry Stewart has been illustrating and teaching at the university level for the past 30 years and working as a professional illustrator for 32 years. He has a Bachelor and Master of Fine Art degrees from Utah State University though most of his undergraduate courses were completed at Boise State University. He has completed hundreds of illustrations for various clients throughout the U.S. He has received professional recognition from the New York Society of Illustrators, the Los Angeles Society of Illustrators and from the “Illustrators of Utah” exhibits. He is passionate about the rich history of art, particularly: the Renaissance, the19th Century and the comprehensive History of Illustration.
He began his career in the editorial magazine market and now he spends most of his time painting caricatures and portraits. He teaches a variety of illustration courses and also teaches head and figure drawing and painting. Most of the work he completes is in traditional media, but he does spend time painting digitally too.