Allan Comport has been working in the creative imagery industry and all levels of education for the past 30 years. In that period, he has worked with scores of notable illustrators, photographers and designers to a wide variety of ad agencies, design firms, magazines, newspapers, publishers and corporations internationally.
He has served on the faculty of the Ringling School of Art and Design and is currently Chair of the Illustration department at the Maryland Institute College of Art. He has been a frequent speaker on the business of illustration and marketing of artists.
Allan served as Chief Operating Officer at Blue Pixel, America’s leading digital photography training experts and prior to that with Shannon Associates, one of the world’s premiere artist’s agencies with offices throughout the US and the world. Allan and his award-winning illustrator/partner Sally Wern Comport operate Art At Large Inc, an art & design shop specializing in illustration, exhibition graphics and book illustrations for young adults. They live and sail in Annapolis, Maryland.