2019 Finalist: Chesley Award for Best Magazine Illustration
Sean Andrew Murray is a freelance illustrator, concept artist, author and teacher who has worked in the entertainment industry for over fifteen years. The bulk of his career was spent as a video game concept artist, working on such titles as Dungeons & Dragons Online, and Kingdoms of Amalur: Reckoning. His freelance client list includes: Legendary Pictures (Guillermo Del Toro), Dreamworks, Disney-Hyperion Publishing, Sideshow Collectibles, CoolMiniOrNot, Wizards of the Coast, Lego, EA Games, Privateer Press, Fantasy Flight Games, White Wolf Games, ImagineFX magazine and 3DTotal.
Sean has won numerous awards for his concept art and illustration work, including recently winning the Gold Medal award in Concept Art for the annual Spectrum: The Best in Contemporary Fantastic Art juried art competition.
The production of Sean's illustrated fantasy book, Gateway: The Book of Wizards, was funded by a successful 2012 Kickstarter campaign. The book was a primer for a fantasy world centered on a vast city called Gateway, which Sean has been working on in his sketchbooks since his college days. The latest Gateway project is a board/card game hybrid called Gateway: Uprising which is published by CMON, Inc.
Sean also teaches Visual Development and Illustration at Ringling College of Art and Design.