Loren Long’s Biography
Here’s a biography of american artist Loren Long from Mr. Peabody’s Apples press kit.
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Loren Long grew up in Lexington, where he studied graphic design at the University of Kentucky before pursuing graduate education at the American Academy of Art in Chicago.
A freelance illustrator since 1992, Long has won many awards, including two gold medals from the Society of Illustrators in New York. His lithograph print “The Tornado” belongs to the permanent collection of The Cincinnati Art Museum, and his 2002 depiction of a firefighter in action was hung in the United Nations lobby.
Long’s clients include Time magazine, Reader’s Digest, Forbes, The Wall Street Journal, Atlantic Monthly, Communication Arts, Sports Illustrated and HBO. He has also illustrated book covers for Simon & Schuster, Harper Collins, Houghton Mifflin, Penguin Putnam and the National Geographic Society.
Long has taught illustration at Northern Kentucky University and lectured at the Columbus College of Art and Design, and Kendall College of Art.
He lives in Cincinnati, Ohio, with his wife Tracy, and sons, Griffith and Graham. An avid baseball fan, he played for many years on a vintage baseball team, the 1869 Red Stockings.