Time to Meet our ILW 59 Judges ~ This week is C. F. Payne.

We are excited to share our distinguished group of judges for this year’s Illustration West 59!

This week meet C.F. Payne. Payne began his freelance career in 1980 and has taught illustration for more than twenty-five years. While based in Lebanon, Ohio, Payne currently serves as the Director of the MFA in Illustration program at the Hartford Art School. His art has been exhibited in numerous museums and university galleries including the Cincinnati Art Museum, the National Portrait Gallery, the Norman Rockwell Museum, Huntington Art Museum, the National Baseball Hall of Fame, and more.

His work has appeared on the covers of TIME MAGAZINE, MAD MAGAZINE, DER SPIEGEL, THE NEW YORK TIMES MAGAZINE, SPORTS ILLUSTRATED, and READER’S DIGEST. In 2018, he was inducted into the New York Society of Illustrators Hall of Fame.

Check out more of his work at https://www.cfpayne.com/