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Grounded in traditional drawing, painting, graphics, Greg Epkes has adapted all this and more to the latest digital technology. The Iowa-born first-generation German received his BFA from Kansas City Art Institute, worked in licensed character development for a major San Francisco studio, and in newspaper graphics… Read More
Grounded in traditional drawing, painting, graphics, Greg Epkes has adapted all this and more to the latest digital technology. The Iowa-born first-generation German received his BFA from Kansas City Art Institute, worked in licensed character development for a major San Francisco studio, and in newspaper graphics and design at the San Diego Tribune and Anchorage Daily News. His long commercial career includes national projects for ad agencies, design firms, and corporate brand managers associated with food, beverage, health care, finance, and entertainment and leisure entities, and for publishers. He holds several awards from the Society of Newspaper Design, the Society of Illustrators, and the 2005 Los Angeles Society of Illustrators Show featured his artwork. Epkes enjoys working from his studio in the forested southwest hills of Portland, Oregon and enjoys the outdoors. Read Less
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    Epkes Creative — Portland, OR, USA
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    Joanne Hedge — Portland, OR, USA
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    Portland Monthly Magazine — Portland, OR, USA
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    Anchorage Daily News — Anchorage, AK, USA
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    San Diego Union-Tribune — San Diego, CA, USA
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    Determined Productions, Inc — San Francisco, CA, USA
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    Hallmark — Kansas City, MO, USA
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