A graduate of the Academy of Art University San Francisco, Taylor Wessling received his BFA in Illustration and also studied at UCLA where he completed the Advanced Graphic & Visual Communication program.

Wessling is the recipient of a Gold Medal in the category of Advertising from Spectrum Fantastic Arts. He also has been awarded a Gold Medal in Advertising from the Society of Illustrators Los Angeles. His work has been recognized by The Society of Illustrators New York and Los Angeles, Spectrum, Print Magazine, Communication Arts, 3x3 Magazine and American-Illustration and was selected into Lürzer’s Int’l Archive: 200 Best Illustrators 2016/2017.

Available for Freelance and Commission based work

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AIGA Orange County Chapter
SILA Society of Illustrators - Los Angeles
Graphic Artist Guild
OCMA Orange County Museum of Art


Spectrum 22, Gold Medal in Advertising
Illustration West 53, Gold Medal in Advertising
Communication Arts 56, Award of Excellence
HiiiBrand International Illustration Competition 2015, Best of the Best


American Illustration: 34, 37
Spectrum The Best in Contemporary Fantastic Art: 22, 25, 26
Communication Arts 56th Annual Illustration Competition
Lürzer’s Int’l Archive: 200 Best Illustrators 2016/2017
The Society of Illustrators of New York 2014 Illustrators 57
The Society of Illustrators of Los Angeles 2014 Illustration West 53
Creative Quarterly: Journal 37
CMYK Magazine 100 New Creatives 53
3x3 Magazine Illustration Annual: 12, 14, 16
PRINT Magazine 2013 Hand Drawn Competition


2015 Communication Arts 56th Illustration Competition
2014 Creative Quarterly Journal: Advertising Illustration Runner-Up, Issue 37
2014 Society of Illustrators, New York: Illustrators 57
2014 Society of Illustrators, Los Angeles: Illustration West 53, Gold Medal for Advertising
2013 CMYK Magazines 100 New Creatives, Issue 53
2011 Winter's Shadows at Pretty Pretty Collective
2011 Best In Show 2011 at Art Directors Club Gallery in New York
2010 111 at 111 Minna Gallery

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