Bill Carman is an American illustrator, artist, image maker, designer, and painter. Though born in Seoul, Korea, Bill Carman was brought up in Northern California. He currently resides in Boise, Idaho. He has completed his education in
BFA illustration and visual communication. He has also done MFA in painting from Brigham Young University.
Bill Carman is currently working as a professor of drawing and illustration at Boise State University. He has contributed many of his illustrations to many clients, such as Boise Contemporary Theater, Macmillan Publishing, Ford Aerospace, SETI Institute, Arthritis Foundation, Group One, Quality Inn, TSR, BYU, SSI, TSSA, Atari, Boise Weekly, Opera Idaho, Utne Reader, Boise State, Susan Komen Foundation, Dana-Farber Cancer Institute, Random House and Lucas Arts.
Bill Carman has been busy serving his clients in gallery shows. He loves making images and is known for his paintings, illustrations, and drawing. Bill Carman’s work has featured in several publications, including American Illustration, Society of Illustrators Annuals and Spectrum collections of contemporary fantastic art. He has also participated in a figurative show at The William Scott Gallery in Boston.
Bill Carman has also done illustration in a children’s book, “What’s That Noise?” with Random House, which was published in 2002. He has done a lot of cover work for different publishers. Now he using his drawing skills on the cover for a re-release of "The Canning Season," a book by Polly Horvath. He is passionate about designing pictures on manuscripts.