Brian Stauffer

Freelance illustrator

Visual artist


As a contributing artist to publications including the New York Times, Time magazine, the New Yorker, The Nation, Rolling Stone, Esquire, GQ, and over 300 others worldwide, Brian creates illustrations best known for their conceptual take on social issues. Through a unique combination of hand-drawn sketches, painted elements, and scanned found objects, Brian’s work bridges both the traditional and digital realms. His images are in the permanent collections of The Wolfsonian, Museum of the Society of Illustrators in New York, American Institute of Graphics Artists, and Art Directors Club of New York. Brian was born and raised in Arizona and graduated from the University of Arizona in 1989 with a BFA emphasizing graphic design.