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Ronald Chironna


122 Slosson Avenue   Staten Island, New York 10314    Tel: (718) 720-6142  

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January 1978--Present


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Illustration Clients: 


Addison Wesley Longman, Arthritis Today, Avid Press, Awe-Struck E-Books, Book-of-the-Month Club,  Children’s Better Health Institute, CMP Publications, Computer World,  Cook Communications Ministries, Cricket Magazine,  Dell Magazines, the Fiction Works, Houghton-Mifflin Company, the Humanist Magazine, Illinois Medicine, Kiwanis Magazine, Ladybug Magazine, LazerBooks, Loreli, Inc., Medical Economics Company, Mountainview Publishing, National Law Journal, Pearson Education, Planned Parenthood, Scholastic Company, Staten Island University Hospital, and Teen Quest Magazine.



Science Fiction/Fantasy Illustration Clients:


Alderac Entertainment Group (Legend of the Five Rings, Legend of the Burning Sands, 7th Sea, and Deadlands: Doomtown collectible card games), Analog Magazine, Asimov’s Science Fiction Magazine, Foreverworld Books (Neverworld-A Lifetime Experience Role Playing Game), Iron Crown Enterprises (Middle-earth collectible card game), Last Unicorn Games (Dune collectible card game), Science Fiction Age Magazine, and Wizards of the Coast (Magic: The Gathering collectible card game).



Illustration Techniques:


Color--- colored pencils; pen & ink with colored ink washes; pencil and colored ink combination; digital collage and photo manipulation.

Black & White--- pencil; pen & ink; pen & ink with gray washes; pencil with gray washes; digital collage and photo manipulation.



Other Skills:


Middle level computer competency:  Adobe Photoshop, Quark Express. 





B.F.A. in Communications Design/Illustration, May, 1976, Pratt Institute, Brooklyn, New York. Graduated summa cum laude.





1997 Judges’ Choice at Lunacon ’97 Art Show.

1996 Reader’s Poll, Asimov’s Science Fiction Magazine, Dell Publishers, Best Interior Illustrations.

1986 Certificate of Distinction, Art Direction Magazine, Creativity ‘86.

1982 Certificate of Recognition, The Associated Church Press.





Studio in a School

Sundog Theatre

The Staten Island Children's Museum

 The Art Lab, Inc.

Council on the Arts & Humanities for Staten Island 



                            Artwork samples available in:


American Showcase volumes 12, 13, 15; Directory of Illustration volume 13;

RSVP volumes 1, 4, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 12, 13, 16;

Stock Illustration Source volume 3






Editorial/Design/Marketing(part time)


Feb. 2003 –Feb. 2006





Images SI Inc.,    109 Woods of Arden Rd.,    Staten Island, NY 10314,    718-966-3694





Manuscript submissions editing; print book and audiobook designing; book and product marketing; coordinating communication between authors, publisher, printer, and advertisers; and all clerical work involved in above tasks.






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