We’d like to welcome Chris Cocozza, an international, award winning, romance book cover artist, to Folioplanet. Over the span of his career, Chris has illustrated 100′s of book covers for major publishers across the United States and around the world – and undoubtedly you’ve seen them everywhere.
Following in the footsteps of some of his most inspirational artists and teachers, Chris set out to traditionally paint the figure for
the book cover industry, first breaking in with the western and young adult genres, and expanding to romance, action and
In the early 90′s, with the advent of digital media, Chris pioneered the integration of the “new” digital techniques and tools with his mastery of the “traditional techniques”. He was one of the first romance illustrators to embrace the new technology and continues to be one of it’s foremost pioneers into the 21st century, with his work being studied in many universities across the country.
Chris Cocozza continues to be a trendsetter in the illustration field with his unique vision and sensitivity to book cover art as cultural icon and powerful artistic reference.