Chris Koehler is an award-winning artist and illustrator working out of San Francisco.

His work has been featured in The New York Times, The Atlantic, and Popular Science as well as international ad campaigns, packaging, and products. His illustrations have been recognized by Communication Arts, Society of Illustrators, American Illustration, Spectrum, and 3x3.

In addition to being a freelance brush for hire, Chris is the artist behind the Z2 published comic "Legend." He teaches in the Illustration and MFA in Comics Programs at California College of the Arts and co-owns Sketchpad Gallery in San Francisco. He can often be found hunched over a sketchbook in a coffee shop.

To read more, check out Chris's interview with Communication Arts.

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Awards and Recognition

  • Spectrum 23
  • American Illustration 31
  • Communication Arts 52
  • Society of Illustrators 54
  • Creative Quarterly Journal 24
  • 3x3 Illustration Annual 8
  • 2011 AltWeekly Awards

Selected Clients

  • New York Times
  • Penguin Random House
  • Tor
  • Mondo
  • Marvel Studios
  • The Atlantic
  • Bloomberg Markets
  • Popular Science
  • Utne Reader
  • Variety
  • Wired
  • Los Angeles Times
  • The Real Deal
  • Boston Globe
  • Washington Post
  • Writer's Digest
  • Pentel
  • Molson-Coors
  • Polyvinyl
  • Computer World
  • OnEarth Magazine
  • Hasbro/Harmonix