Alan Giana's unique and colorful style has made him one of today's most popular
Born and raised in Connecticut, Alan Giana always wanted to be an artist. One
of his first works of art was at the age of four when he grabbed a magic marker
and proceeded to scribble on the wall with it. Needless to say his parents were
not too happy, but a career was set in motion. Alan's father is an accomplished
ceramic artist. Alan often watched his father apply glazes and different painting
techniques to create his masterpieces. Throughout his school years Alan was
always drawing and painting. He went on to college to study graphic design and
With a degree in graphic design management, Alan started his own illustration
and design company in the early 1990's with his wife Pamela. Through the years,
Alan has worked on a variety of commercial illustration and design projects.
His creations have appeared on book covers, magazines, children's games, music
CDs, and have been published in several books and magazines showcasing the best
in traditional airbrush and digital illustration.
The work of this master of images has won many awards, including the Pro-Comm
Award of Excellence by the Business Marketing Association, the Premier Print
Award by the Printing Industries of America, and the Oppenheim Toy Portfolio
Best Toy Award. Alan's paintings have been displayed in numerous galleries and
shows around the country, including The Delaware Art Museum.
Alan's love of nature and the sea have always been a big part of his life.
His appreciation for the beauty that surrounds us, even in our own backyards,
plays an important part in creating the inspiring artwork he is known for today.
Alan's paintings of colorful paths, charming country hideaways, tranquil coastal
waterways, and captivating Christmas scenes, bring us to peaceful places. Places
where we can escape for a moment and appreciate all of the beauty around us.
Alan's heartwarming paintings are touching the lives of people all over the
world. Over fifty companies across the United States, Canada and Europe are
licensing his beautiful paintings for reproduction on the products they make.
You can find Alan's inspiring creations on puzzles, calendars, checks, Christmas
cards, gift bags & boxes, tins, mugs, canvas prints, placemats, note cards,
list pads, coasters, magnets, clocks, thermometers, music boxes, cross-stitch
kits, and much more.