james protano graphic designer nycJames Protano is a freelance graphic designer and illustrator that has done work for Google, Zagat, Pepsi, American Express, McCann New York, NYU, Reebok and tons of small businesses and startups.

He holds a BFA in graphic design and painting from Alfred University. During his time in college, he also spent a semester in Cortona, Italy through the University of Georgia.

James spends much of his time doing anything creative, drawing, painting, reading, writing, traveling and watching movies and films to name a few. He frequents some local drawing groups and also volunteers with Citizen Schools, teaching inner city kids how to draw.

Raised in Westchester, New York, James now lives in Brooklyn in a loft converted from a sewing factory.

You can find James on LinkedIn.