Jeffrey Smith is a freelance illustrator who lives in Los Angeles, California.  His most recent clients are Dartmouth university Magazine, Forbes Magazine, New Republic Magazine, Princton University Magazine, New York Magazine, Road & Track Magazine, Rolling Stone Magazine, Tablet Magazine, World Magazine, and  The Yiddish Book Center. Hie is the recipient of two gold medals, and 1 silver medal from the New York Society of Illustrators, and his work has been featured in Communication Arts Magazine, American Artist Magazine, and How Magazine. His work, "Shadow Knights, The Secret war Against Hitler" was the subject of a one man show in the Hall of Fame Gallery at the Society of Illustrators in NYC. He is currently retired from teaching.


1974-1976, L.A. Trade Technical College.

1977-1980, BFA, Art Center College of Design.

1985-1987, MFA, School of Visual Arts.

Freelance Illustration: 1980-Present.


1985-1993 School of Visual Arts, Instructor 

1993 Academy of Art, San Francisco, Department Chair 

1994 -2020 Art Center College of Design, Pasadena, California, Professor 

Clients:  The Alcalde Magazine, American Cowboy Magazine, Asset International Magazine, Atlanta Magazine, The Atlantic Magazine, Boston College Magazine, The Boston Globe, Car & Driver Magazine, Cartoon Network, D Magazine, Dartmouth University Magazine, Drexel University Magazine, Entertainment Weekly Magazine, Esquire Magazine, Field & Stream Magazine, Forbes Magazine, Foreign Policy Magazine, Fortune  Magazine, G.Q. Magazine, Golf Digest Magazine, Harpers Magazine, INC Magazine, John Hopkins Medical Magazine, Los Angeles Magazine, The Los Angeles Times, Maxim Magazine, Minnesota University Magazine, More Magazine, Mother Jones Magazine, Network World Magazine, New Republic Magazine, The New York Times, New York Magazine, Newsweek Magazine, Orange Coast Magazine, Phoenix Magazine, Playboy Magazine, Princeton University Magazine, Rabbit Ears, Reader's Digest Magazine, Reader's Digest London Magazine, Road & Track Magazine, Rolling Stone Magazine, San Francisco Magazine, San Francisco Chronicle, Security Management Magazine, Smithsonian Magazine, Sojourners Magzine, Southern Poverty Law Center, Sports Illustrated Magazine, Tablet Magazine, Time Magazine, Toronto Magazine, Toronto Life Magazine, U.C.L.A. Magazine, The Wall Street Journal, The Walrus, The Washington Post, World Magazine, The Yiddish Book Center