Quick, clean, and funny illustration work for any of your needs.

Mike GormanSince graduating in 1992 with a BFA in Illustration from Parsons School of Design, Mike Gorman has been working steadily for some of the most prestigious publications in the country (see client list below).

He is known by his art directors for being very fast, and always up for work. He works in a wide range of styles and mediums, depending on the task at hand. While best known as an editorial illustrator, he has worked in many different facets of the industry, including advertising, animation, and as a tattoo artist.

In 2007, he won his first AltWeekly award from the Association of Alternative Newsweeklies for his illustration work for the Portland Phoenix.

His illustrations have won the following awards

Progressive Grocer Store Brand Packaging Awards
Bronze Award, Hannaford Brand Kids Meals

The American Business Awards, 2008
Microsite, Diversified Communications (Illustrator)

Association of Alternative Newsweeklies, 2007
3rd Place, “Format Buster”, Portland Phoenix

New England Press Association, 2001
2nd Place, Infographics, Portland Phoenix
3rd Place, Illustration, Portland Phoenix

He’s also received recognition from The Society of Publication Designers and had a piece chosen for American Illustration 24.

His books have won the following awards

My Cousin the Alien
Indiana Young Hoosier Book Award
Westchester Fiction Award

Alien Encounter
Eleanor Cameron Award for Middle Grades

See his Author Page on Amazon by clicking here >>

Drop Mike a line at mg@mikegorman.com to discuss the project you have in mind!


The Wall Street Journal, Lucas Films, Lerner Books, The New Yorker, Time 4 Kids, Entertainment Weekly, NY Press, The New York Times, Details, Conde Nast Traveler, The Village Voice, Portland Phoenix, The Boston Phoenix, New York Mix, P.O.V. Magazine, Total Movie & Entertainment, Mac Addict, Antiques Roadshow/WGBH, National Fisherman, Seafood Business, Workboat, The Westword, The Riverfront Times, The Phoenix New Times, Cleveland Scene, The Houston Press, The Pitch, New Times Miami, New Times Broward/Palm Beach, SF Weekly, The Stranger, C-Ville Weekly, Sacramento News & Review, Pittsburgh City Paper, St. Martins Press, Thorndike Press, Walch Publishing, Fantagraphics Books, Simon & Schuster, Carolrhoda Books, Publicis Bloom FCA, Die Gamma Advertising, Clement Creative, SNAP Productions, Ethos Marketing, The Matter Group, L.C.D. Magazine, Cutting Tool Engineering, Pop Smear, Tattoo Savage, Zine World, Flux, Nozone, Kennebec Journal, HealthWatch Technologies, Predicted Solutions, Bureau of Medical Services of Maine, Goold Health Systems, American Institute of Chemical Engineering, Diversified Business Communications, City of Portland, Youth & Family Outreach, modernhumorist.com, weabfeat.com, stale.com, word.com, stim.com, mymac.com, and many more.

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