Photo of Tavis Coburn
tcoburn@faculty.ocad.ca
Photo of Tavis Coburn
Tavis Coburn
Instructor
Faculty of Design
tcoburn@faculty.ocad.ca

Area(s) of Expertise

Illustration, design, Red-Robots

Overview

Tavis Coburn graduated from California's prestigious Art Center College of Design with a BFA in Illustration  Since then, Tavis has created countless works for leading publishing, advertising, and music companies in North America and Europe.  Tavis' unique style is inspired by 1940s comic book art, the Russian avant-garde movement, and printed materials from the 1950s/60s.  Over the years Tavis’ work has garnered many accolades, including top honors from The Society of Publication Designers, the Society of Illustrators, and American Illustration.  He's been interviewed for web and print publications from around the world, including Decorate, Pig Magazine, joshspear.com and Behance. Beyond just illustration, Tavis has been tapped to create motion graphics work for clients including Dyson, Nike, and the Los Angeles Chamber of Commerce and has worked on imagery for a handful of Canadian film and television projects.  Googling Tavis Coburn reveals that more than a quarter million people think his work is awesome.

Education

Art Center College of Design BFA 98