Artist Rod Cameron was born in Chicago, IL and raised in Echo Park, Los Angeles, where he attended the Otis Art Institute and later studied at the Art Students’ League of New York. After college, he was selected for prestigious two-year painting apprenticeship in Palm Springs, CA, with Keith Ward of the fabled Dick & Jane early readers.
Rod worked as a very successful designer/illustrator for over 20 years, with such clients as The Los Angeles Times, Warner Bros., and Hasbro. He has created thematic store design concepts for airports including LAX (Los Angeles), JFK (New York) and SFO (San Francisco), among many others. Rod has also illustrated many published books and has received over 60 awards for artistic excellence, including 7 National Ben Franklin Gold and Silver awards. His work is archived in some of the top universities in America, including the University of Connecticut Library Archives, and in 2014 his illustrations were placed on permanent display at the Hiroshima Peace Memorial Museum in Hiroshima, Japan, which receives over one million visitors a year. more >>