Greg Foley is an artist, designer, author and illustrator. He was born in the Philippines, raised in Texas and moved to New York after attending Rhode Island School of Design. He has collaborated on creative projects with diverse brands as Louis Vuitton, Dior, Warner Bros. Records, Sony, Gap, Levi’s, Gucci and Tiffany & Co., and developed cutting-edge projects with designers, artists, and musicians. His work has been exhibited at The Museum of Modern Art, New York; the Centre Georges Pompidou, Paris; the Museum of Applied Arts, Vienna; Beinecke Library, Yale University; and others.
As a founding member of Visionaire and V Magazine, Foley has collaborated with David Bowie, Karl Lagerfeld, Tom Ford, Peter Saville, Jenny Holzer, Yoko Ono, and has created free-form editions that have revolutionized the perception of a publication. Foley was nominated for a Grammy in 2003 for Best Album Design for the Pet Shop Boys’s Release. He has also received awards from I.D. Magazine and the Art Directors Club. Foley taught communication design at Parsons School of Design and is a visiting critic at RISD, Columbia University, Yale, and NYU. He is the author-illustrator of eleven children’s books including the acclaimed Thank You Bear series (Viking) as well as the illustrated history of subculture COOL: Style, Sound, and Subversion (Rizzoli) and a contributing cover artist for The New Yorker.