114 North Prince Street, Lancaster, PA, 17603
Peter Stevenson began his early childhood in the rural countryside of Pennsylvania’s Chester County; just a few miles from the Brandywine School and its' legacy of artists and illustrators, including N.C.Wyeth, Maxfield Parrish, and the school’s founder Howard Pyle. Heavily influenced by the exposure during formative years, Stevenson attended University of Maryland’s Fine Art program, following his family’s relocation to the Washington D.C. metropolitan area. He became a regular contributing illustrator to The Washington Post,Washingtonian Magazine, the Washington Book Review,The ColumbiaTimes,American Politics Magazine, in addition to freelancing for numerous other regional and national publications.
While continuing to produce illustration work, Stevenson's career broadened into graphic design.
After moving to Easton in 1985, Stevenson spent several years as a Senior Creative with regional ad agency SWB&R and Executive Creative Director at Marra Advertising in northern New Jersey. Until several years ago,
Stevenson was President and Executive Creative Director of The Stevenson Group—an advertising & design communications agency in The Lehigh Valley, and has served on the AAF Advisory board. He and his family now resides in bucolic countryside of Lancaster, Pa, and is solely focused on exploring new artistic directions and horizons.
In 2013, Stevenson was accepted as a member of the prestigious New York-based Society of Illustrators; Stevenson’s illustration has received numerous accolades including top honors for illustration at the Philadelphia Art Director’s Club, scores of AAF’s ADDY® Awards, including Gold and “Best of Show”, as well as the B.M.A’s. National Pro Comm Awards, and The International Marketing and Business Award in Milan, Italy.
Illustration clients have included:
•The Washington Post Newspaper • City Federal Bank of NY •Washingtonian Magazine •AT&T Communications •Wall Street Journal Newspaper • Crayola / Binney & Smith •Washington Review of Books • District Lawyer Magazine • Earle Palmer Brown Agency • Martin Guitar Company • American Politics Magazine • NKBA Magazine
• The Columbia Times News • WDIY FM radio • AFL - CIO, Wash., DC • Gannett Publishing • J. Walter Thompson Agency • Celtic Cultural Alliance