PJ Loughran began his career doing illustrations for the Op-Ed pages of the New York Times while attending Parsons School of Design. Since then PJ has created over 2000 illustrations for clients including Sports Illustrated, Esquire, GQ, Rolling Stone, Time, Newsweek, Fortune, Forbes, Nike, Ford Motor Company, Simon and Schuster, Harper Collins, Scholastic, Burton Snowboards and the New York Times. PJ's work has been recognized by The Art Directors Club of New York, American Illustration, Communication Arts Magazine, Print Magazine, RSVP, the Society of Publication Designers and the Society of Illustrators of New York and Los Angeles.
In addition, PJ was an adjunct professor at Parsons from 1998-2006, teaching classes in design, illustration, and drawing. He has also been a frequent guest lecturer at schools and design organizations nationwide, including the School of Visual Arts, Pratt Institute, Rhode Island School of Design, Columbus College of Art and the North Carolina Design Association.
PJ lives just outside Chicago with his wife, three children and their two dogs Willy and Lily.