Tony Bartolucci is an illustrator based in Brooklyn, New York. He grew up in Cleveland, Ohio and studied graphic design at The Ohio State University's Department of Industrial, Interior and Visual Communication Design, graduating cum laude in 2003. He then spent 15 years working in advertising as a graphic designer, art director and creative director in Boston, New York and Amsterdam for agencies including BBDO, DDB and 180, among others. During that time he never stopped drawing and painting, always returning to the crafts that started his career.