Gary Price

Gary Price is a native of Utica, NY. He graduated from Proctor High School where his artwork was encouraged by his teachers, mentors and fellow artists Guy Danella and Gina Esposito. From there, he moved to Boston and graduated from the Art Institute of Boston, majoring in Illustration.Upon graduation, Gary worked as the Art Director/Creative Director in the Boston area where his clients including Converse Sneaker, The Boston Museum of Science, Fleet Bank and WHDH Radio. While there, he met and married his wife Vivian.In 1976, they moved back to the Utica area following the birth of his daughter Jessica. In that same year, he founded Price Design which continues to serve local and national clients today. Price Design specializes in Illustration and Graphic Design. In 1997 he was joined in business by his daughter Sarah.Gary developed a cartoon illustration style. One of the things he is especially proud of is the many illustrations he has done over the years for the national children’s magazines Humpty Dumpty, Young World and Children’s Digest.As a young man and still today, Gary looks up to the work of Maxfied Parrish & Norman Rockwell .Nine years ago, Gary returned to his boyhood love of painting.Recent Exhibitions: Rome Art and Community Center,“Telling a Story Without Words” Solo Exhibition, 2009 Munson Williams Proctor Arts Institute Sidewalk Show Pratt at MWPAI Faculty Show Rome Art and Community Center Regional and Member’s Show Utica Art AssociationRecent Awards Include: Best of Show, Rome Art Association Member’s Show, 2010 Best of Show, Utica Art Association Member’s Show, 2010 3rd Place, Rome Art and Community Center Sidewalk Show 2009 Director’s Award, Rome Art and Community Center Regional Show, 2007 Juror’s Choice Award, Munson Williams Proctor Arts Institute Sidewalk Show, 2000, 2001, 2002, 2004, 2008, & 2010