Brian Rea is the former Art Director of the New York Times Op-Ed Page and his award-winning illustrations appear each week alongside the newspaper's column "Modern Love." He has produced drawings and paintings for magazines, murals, fashion and film projects around the world. His work has also been exhibited in Paris, Seoul, New York, Mexico City and Barcelona at the Fundació Joan Miro. He is an Adjunct Professor at Art Center College of Design and a member of Alliance Graphique Internationale. He lives in Los Angeles, California with his wife, his son and his plants.