Kevin Bannister received a BFA in Illustration from California State University, Long Beach in Dec. 2007. Since then he has worked on a widening variety of projects as a commercial illustrator, graphic designer, creative director, and fine artist for both local and international clients. His work is influenced by science fiction novels and films, cartoons, video games, music, comics, medieval heraldry, art history, and whatever was in those Stretch Armstrong dolls when he was a kid.
He continues to pursue new and challenging projects, including branding and promotional art, product design, apparel, UI design, iconography, and vintage arcade art restoration.
Kevin grew up in Yucaipa, California, and now lives and works in San Diego as an artist, art director, and designer with his amazing girlfriend Celia and their 3 ridiculous cats.
In addition to personal and contract-based art, Kevin is active in local art shows and live painting events, recently contributing to La Bodega Gallery's Ways of the Force: A Star Wars Show.