CHAD CROWE is an illustrator and cartoonist. His work appears in publications across the country, and has also been used as the basis for snow sculptures in Japan and carnival floats in France. He recently returned from a one-year-contract in New Delhi as an illustrator for The Times of India. He lives in Portland, Oregon.


  • BA in Fine Arts/Painting, Portland State University, Portland, Oregon, 2006.
  • BA in Political Science, Cum Laude, Western Washington University, Bellingham, WA, 1999.
  • The Northwest College of Art, Poulsbo, WA, 1993-1994.
  • The Joe Kubert School of Cartooning and Graphic Art, Dover, New Jersey, 1992-1993.
Partial Client List

The Washington Post, The Wall Street Journal, The Times of India, Slate, The Carnaval de Nice,  Ten Speed Press, American Lawyer Media, The Sapporo Snow Festival, The San Francisco Bay Guardian, The Houston Press, The Teamsters, Technical Analysis of Stocks and Commodities, Seattle Weekly, Columbia Journalism Review, High Country News, The Sacramento News and Review, The Oklahoma Gazette, Willamette Week, and The Pacific Northwest Inlander.

Awards and Events

15-time winner of concept & design competitions | 2006 – 2015 | Carnaval de Nice, France.

Guest Speaker: “Drawing Across Cultures: An American Illustrator in India” | May 2015 | The

American Center, New Delhi, India.

Guest Speaker: “Art and Humor” | Nov 2014 | The Design Village, Noida, India.

Conceptual Artist for Team USA — Portland-Sapporo Sister City Association | 2013 | Sapporo Snow Festival, Sapporo, Japan.

Guest Speaker for IFEA Korea | 2010 | Boryeong Mud Festival, Boryeong, South Korea.