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Illustrator, Author, Painter, Artist
Colbalt Illustration Studios Inc.
www.williamlow.com
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William Low is an award winning painter and illustrator. He is currently the principal in Cobalt Illustration Studios, a full service illustration studio that produces illustrations for corporate use, children’s books, advertisements, gallery paintings and fine art quality prints. Clients include LL Bean, Guidep… Read More
William Low is an award winning painter and illustrator. He is currently the principal in Cobalt Illustration Studios, a full service illustration studio that produces illustrations for corporate use, children’s books, advertisements, gallery paintings and fine art quality prints. Clients include LL Bean, Guideposts Magazine, United States Postal Service, Henry Holt & Company, Metropolitan Transportation Authority and Philomel Books. Many of his original paintings are on permanent view at various Houston’s Restaurants around the country. In the Spring of 2011, the Metropolitan Transportation Authority completed the installation of two stained glass murals in the elevated Parkchester Station in the Bronx, NY. The panels, A Day In Parkchester were designed by William Low and fabricated by Erskin Mitchell Stained Glass.

William authored and illustrated Old Penn Station (2007) a children’s picture book on the history of one of New York City’s most infamous buildings. Other books William has authored are Chinatown (1997), Machines Go to Work (2009), Machines Go to Work in the City (2012) and Daytime Nighttime in 2014. He has illustrated books for T.A. Barron, Mara Rockcliff, Eve Bunting, Amy Littlesugar, Abigail Thomas, Elaine Moore, Bruce Edward Hall and Maeve Binchey.


For over 25 years, William has been teaching painting and illustration. He is currently a professor at the Fashion Institute of Technology in New York City in the undergraduate program. As an educator, he has taught at the School of Visual Arts in NYC, and has conducted lectures and seminars at the Ringling School of Art, Syracuse University, Maryland Institute College of Art, New Jersey City University, the Society of Illustrators and the Norman Rockwell Museum. He gives presentations nationally, discussing his career in illustration and demonstrating his innovative digital painting technique. Read Less
  • Associate Professor
    F.I.T. NYC — New York, NY, USA
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