James O’Brien is a practicing illustrator and artist whose client list includes: American Express, Colgate, Rand McNally, Microsoft, Delta Airlines, Sears, Hewlett-Packard, Oracle, McGraw-Hill, Scholastic Press, Smithsonian, Business Week, Fortune, Harvard Business Review, Newsweek, US News & World Report, Computer World, PC Magazine, Interactive Week, Entertainment Weekly, Wine Spectator, The Christian Science Monitor, The Washington Post, The Wall Street Journal, The San Francisco Chronicle, and The New York Times.
His work has been recognized by American Illustration, The Society of Illustrators, Communication Arts, 3X3, PRINT, The Society of Publication Designers, SBS Digital Design, AIGA, and SILA
The Science of Immortality
James O’Brien illustrated The John Templeton Foundation’s research review “The Science of Immortality”, discussing the biology, philosophy, and theology of immortality research, and whether near-death experiences help us lead better lives.Read More
James O’Brien | The Wall Street Journal
James O’Brien illustrated The Wall Street Journal’s 2019 Summer Books guide. He created brightly colored spot illustrations to introduce each book genres and a large portrait of Justice Holmes that introduces the entire guide. See more of James’ work here.Read More