2020 American In-House Design Award:

Graphic Design USA

2018 Award of Excellence:
The Society of Illustrators Los Angeles

2011 Award of Excellence:
The Society of Illustrators Los Angeles
2011 Award of Excellence:
Communication Arts Illustration Annual
2008 Adobe Website of the Day Award:
Suffolk Univ. (Oct. 3, 2008)
2006 Award of Excellence:
The New York Society of Illustrators
2006 Award of Excellence:
The Society of Illustrators Los Angeles
2006 Award of Excellence:
American Soc. Architectural Illustrators
2003 Annual Fellowship Award:
The Thoreau Society
1999 First Place:
New England Museum Assn. Awards
1998 Bronze Medal:
Connecticut Advertising Club
1991 Award of Excellence:
Graphic Design USA Desi Awards
1991 Finalist Award:
International Advertising Festival
1991 Merit Award:
The Society of Illustrators Los Angeles
1990 Award of Excellence:
Graphic Design USA Desi Awards
1990 Award of Excellence:
The Society of Illustrators Los Angeles
1988 National Golden Press Award:
America Legion Auxiliary*
1988 Women's Sports Journalism Award:
Miller Lite Sports Journalism*
1984 Distinctive Merit Award:
Art Directors Club of Boston
1984 Award of Excellence
Boston Soc. Technical Communicators
1982 Award of Excellence:
Boston Soc. Technical Communicators

* Denotes Awards for Written Works


John Roman is Available for 

Author Talks or

Artist Workshops. 

Contact for Scheduling.


Photo By I. Roman

Official Book-Launch for

50 Markets of


Held at The Norman Rockwell

Museum in Stockbridge, Mass., 

January 31, 2015.

Official Book-Launch for

The Art of

Illustrated Maps

at the Boston Public Library,

October 21. 2015. Hosted

by the Norman B. Leventhal

Map Center and the Boston

Map Society.

The Art of

Illustrated Maps

(Hardcover) published by

Simon & Schuster HOW Books (2015)

Amazon Link:

JOHN ROMAN is an illustrator specializing in the visual translation of  complex information with illustrated maps, architectural and technical drawings. His clients  include Time, Inc., The National Park Service, The Massachusetts Audubon Society, Marriott Hotels, Sports Illustrated, The Wall Street Journal,  Golf Digest, and The Thoreau Society. Roman is also an Assistant Professor of Illustration at Massachusetts College of Art and Design, Boston. He has won many awards for his illustration work from exhibitions such as The New York Society of Illustrators, The Society of Illustrators Los Angeles, The American Society of Architectural Illustrators, Graphic Design USA and Communication Arts. John is a graduate of The New England School of Art and Design at Suffolk University.

American Cowboy Magazine
The American Heart Association
Artist’s Magazine*
Baylor University, TX
Bentley University, MA
The Boston Globe Newspaper
Boston University, MA
Bryant University, RI
The Bungalore Review*

Campbell University, NC
Carnival Cruise Lines
The Children’s Museum, Boston
Coca Cola
Columbia Magazine
The Concord Saunterer Journal*
Communication Arts Magazine*
Conn. Cottages & Gardens  Magazine

University of Conn., CT
University of Conn. Health Ctr., CT
Univ. of Conn. School of Law, CT
Drawing Magazine*

Dutch Public Television, Netherlands

Eastern Michigan University, MI
Electrum Magazine*

Fairfield University, CT
Fairfield Preparatory College, CT
Firewise Communities
Florida Atlantic University, FL
Florida Gulf Coast University, FL
Florida International University, FL
Golf Digest Magazine
Grand Valley State University, MI
Harvard Crimson Magazine
Hobart Scales
University of Houston, TX
University of Houston Clear Lake, TX
Univ. of Illinois Urbana-Champaign, IL
Univ. of Illinois Carbondale, IL
King Features Syndicate*
University of Miami, FL
Marriott Hotels
Mansfield University, PA
The Massachusetts Audubon Society
Mercedes Benz
The National Fire Protection Assn.
The National Park Service
The Norman Rockwell Museum
Nova Southeastern University, FL
Oakland University, MI
Out of Line Journal

Pepperdine University, CA
PRINT Magazine*

Professional Artists Magazine*

Ramapo College, NJ
The Rock and Roll Hall of Fame:
(Cleveland Visitors Bureau)
The Rowe Camp/Conf. Ctr., MA*
Southern Connecticut State Univ., CT
Sports Illustrated (for Kids)

University of Southern Maine, ME
Suffolk University, MA
University of Texas at Dallas, TX
Texas State University, TX
Time ​Magazine
Time Out Markets, Lisbon, Portugal

Trout International Magazine
United Features Syndicate*
University of West Florida, FL
Walden Magazine, Berlin Germany

The Wall Street Journal
Wentworth Inst. of Technology, MA
Washington Business Journal

Wheaton College, MA

Yankee Magazine

* Denotes Clients for Written Works