Craig Frazier is an illustrator who has enjoyed a distinguished career as a graphic designer since 1978. In 1996, he shifted his career emphasis from graphic design to illustration.
Craig Frazier, Designer
Craig Frazier has owned his own design firm since 1978. He has designed trademarks, brochures, annual reports, packaging, posters and advertising. He has received numerous awards and has been recognized internationally for his design. His work is in the permanent collection of the San Francisco Museum of Modern Art.
He has been the subject of articles in Communication Arts (February 1991), Critique Magazine (Summer 1996, Autumn 1996) and Graphis No. 340 (July/August 2002). He is a frequent lecturer and juror for design organizations and publications around the country. He has been an instructor at California College of Arts and Crafts, and a guest instructor at the Kent State Summer Graduate Program.
Craig Frazier, Illustrator
Craig Frazier's experience as a designer and communicator has contributed to his simple and conceptual style of illustration. Today, he is commissioned by national and international design firms, advertising agencies, and publications to create corporate and editorial illustrations. He is a regular contributor to the NY Times Op/ed page as well as Time Magazine, Fortune, Forbes, Business Week, Fast Company, Harvard Business Review, Kiplingers, Bloomberg, The Boston Globe, Readers Digest, Red Herring, Wall Street Journal, Utne Reader and Atlantic Monthly. Amongst his corporate clients are Adobe, American Express, Carmichael Lynch Advertising, Chevrolet, Deloitte and Touche, EMI Records, International Paper Company, Invesco Funds, MasterCard, Sappi Paper, Royal Mail, Scudder Investor Services, Shaw Carpets, The U.S. Postal Service, United Airlines, and Young Broadcasting.
Craig has recently evolved his graphic storytelling into the world of animation. He has also published a 176-page monograph titled The Illustrated Voice (Graphis Press June 2003), and is publishing two children’s books titled The Tiny Brown Seed and There is a Monkey in My Drawers. His daughter Daniele Frazier is the author of The Tiny Brown Seed.
He is frequently published in the Communication Arts, American Illustration and the Society of Illustrators annuals. His illustration is featured on the cover of The Society of Illustrators Annual 41.
Craig is married and has two children. He lives and works in Mill Valley, California.