Tim O'Brien is an illustrator and portrait painter whose detailed and imaginative illustrations have been published most notably in TIME Magazine as well as magazines such as Esquire, Rolling Stone, Der Spiegel, Newsweek, The Atlantic Monthly, Business Week, Entertainment Weekly, National Geographic, Penthouse, Playboy, New York Magazine, The New York Times, Reader's Digest, every major book publisher and many advertising clients as well. Though a realistic painter, Tim can meet tight deadlines and is often called upon in the 11th hour to do his thing. Paintings are shot in the studio and a high resolution file is delivered with the finished painting. Tim has received multiple awards and recognitions from the Society of Illustrators in New York and Los Angeles, Graphis, Print, Communication Arts Magazine, the Society of Publication Designers, American Illustration, and the Art Director's Club. Tim has 13 paintings in the collection of the National Gallery, Washington, DC. Tim is the President of the Society of Illustrators, New York, and a member of the Illustrators' Advisory Committee at the Norman Rockwell Museum. Tim lives in Prospect Park South in Brooklyn with his wife, creative director at Scholastic, Elizabeth Parisi, and their son Cassius.