Born and raised in New York, Joe Marino is a classically trained painter as well as a professional graphic designer. A NYC graduate from Pratt Institute of Art and Design with a degree in illustration, Joe is the consummate visual artist with over 15 years of professional experience. He has painted murals for both state funded agencies and small businesses as well as a plethora of pieces for printed media where he continues to be in high demand amongst professional companies. With his extensive knowledge of light and color, Joe has transferred his process to digital painting where he surpasses his contemporaries in this field backed by a superior understanding of the art form from using traditional mediums.
Joe is also a supernal graphic designer and currently works on several national publications and book titles for the Salvation Army. His responsibilities include page layout and design, photo restoration and retouching, studio photography, and corporate identity work.
Joe is masterly skillful with the entire Adobe Creative Suite software programs and is quick to produce contemporary, bold, and creative art and design.
My goal is to provide you inside look at the process and thinking behind each solution. Throughout this webpage I will show you the caliber and volume of communication projects I’ve been fortunate to produce throughout the years. You will find a collection of pieces from clients and personal assignments. Designs includes; Identity (logos and branding), Publications (magazines, newspapers, and books). Advertisements and Editorial illustrations. Digital art, Conceptual design. Along with traditional hand-painted mediums and digital illustrations using the latest computer programs.