Rich Pellegrino is an award winning illustrator and Assistant Professor of Illustration and Comic Arts at New England College in Manchester, NH. He has a BFA in Illustration rom Rhode Island School of Design and MFA from New England College Visual Arts Program. Clients include: NFL, Microsoft Xbox, Wes Anderson, Elton John, WWE, Upper Deck, Marvel Comics, Valiant Comics, BOOM Studios Comics, Rovio (Angry Birds), Blue Moon Brewing Co., Planet Rock Magazine, MARVEL STUDIOS, Warner Bros., Lucasfilm, Eric Clapton's Guitar Festival 2010, RISD XYZ, Picture Window Books and more.
Pellegrino was recently interviewed by WMUR Manchester's NH Chronicle about his illustration career and work in education. He was commissioned by Wes Anderson to create a painting used in the film The Grand Budapest Hotel. His editorial portrait illustration for Planet Rock magazine was awarded the Bronze medal by the Society of Illustrators West 56. He is recognized by American Illustration 42, Spectrum 22, 24 and 26, Richmond Illustrators Club 2012, and CMYK 37. He currently resides just outside of Boston, MA with his wife Kristina, their two daughters and cat, Ernie Bup Jr.
Patriot Ledger Interview
/FILM Grand Budapest Hotel Interview
Jerry's Artarama Interview
YaLA Mag Interview
Tryptic Press Interview
Warwick Beacon Interview