Josh Cochran grew up in Taiwan and California. He works as an illustrator based in Brooklyn specializing in bright, dense and conceptual drawings. In 2013, his work on Ben Kweller's "Go Fly A Kite" received a Grammy nomination for Best Limited Edition Packaging. He has a number of side projects, and sometimes exhibits his work in galleries. Josh has a children's book published by Big Picture Press, "Inside Out: New York".

Selected Clients
Ace Hotel / Airbnb / American Express / Apple / Atlantic / Chronicle / Criterion Collection / Converse / Discovery Channel / Etsy / Dubai Metro / Facebook / Google / GQ / Herman Miller / HSBC / IBM / Kiehl's / Little, Brown & Co / Lucky Peach / McSweeny's / MTV / Newsweek / New Yorker / New York Magazine / The New York Times / The New York Transit Museum / Nickelodeon / Nike / NPR / Pepsi / Penguin Books / Phaidon / Plansponsor / Samsung / Shake Shack / Sub Pop Records / Sony Music / TIME / US Open / Warby Parker

Selected Press
Art Directors Club Young Guns 6 / Print Magazine's 2009 New Visual Artist / Silver Medals from the Society of Illustrators / American Illustration / Society of Publication Designers / Communication Arts / 3x3 / Taschen Illustration Now 2 / Your Dreams My Nightmares (new) / Your Dreams My Nightmares / Communication Arts cover feature / Interview with Yuko Shimizu / Illustration Island podcast

2013 TBD, University of the Arts, Philadelphia, PA
2011 “Travel” Rumkammerat Gallery, Copenhagen, Denmark
2007 “Untitled,” Rumkammerat Gallery, Copenhagen, Denmark

2013 "Nudes2", Kinfolk, Brooklyn, NY
2012 “Portraits”, Artypes, Brooklyn, NY
2012 "Line Weight", Nucleus, Los Angeles, CA
2011 “Fresh StART”, McAll Family Foundation, Santa Monica, CA
2011 "Illustrated Type", Nucleus, Los Angeles, CA
2011 “Nudes”, Artypes, Brooklyn, NY
2010 “Small is Beautiful”, Murphy and Dine Gallery, New York
2010 “Post-democracy”, Rotopol Gallery, Kassel, Germany
2010 “Oodles and Doodles”, Tinlark Gallery, Los Angeles, CA
2010 “Small Favors”, GRNY, New York, NY
2008 “Park Life” Subliminal Projects,” Los Angeles, CA
2007 “Video Show 3”, UNO Gallery, Los Angles, CA
2005 "March Forward", Nucleus, Los Angeles, CA
2005 “The Rich Stuff” 3 person show, Giant Robot, Los Angeles, CA
2005 “Flaunt”, Junc Gallery, Los Angeles, CA
2005 “Print Club”, Bh Gallery, Portland, OR
2005 “All Grown Up” UNO Gallery, Los Angeles, CA
2005 “Under These Circumstances” Voice 1156, San Diego, CA

2013 Maryland Institute College of Art, Baltimore, MD
2013 Graduate program, School of Visual Arts, NY, NY
2012 "The Where, The Why And The How", Powerhouse, Brooklyn, NY
2012 "Always Modern", Art Center College of Design. Pasadena, CA
2012 "Pulled" Third Ward, Panel Talk, Brooklyn, NY
2011 "The Pencil Factory" ICON, Illustration Conference. Providence, RI
2011 Maryland Institute College of Art, Baltimore, MD
2010 Maryland Institute College of Art, Baltimore, MD
2010 Ringling College of Art and Design. Sarasota, FL
2010 Rhode Island School of Design. Providence, RI
2009 Maryland Institute College of Art, Baltimore, MD
2009 Art Directors Club. New York, NY
2009 Parsons. New York. NY
2008 School of Visual Arts. New York, NY
2008 Rhode Island School of Design. Providence, RI
2007 Danish Technical School, Copenhagen, Denmark
2007 Danish Design School Copenhagen, Denmark
2007 Pratt Institute. Brooklyn, NY
2007 Art Center College of Design, Pasadena, CA
2006 School of Visual Arts, New York, NY

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