About Ben Wade


Art Director of the Pacemaker finalist yearbook   2010-2011

Illustrated book cover- True Tales of a Health Inspector by Dan Meyer   2011

Contributing illustrator for Indiana University Yearbook  2011

Several illustrations for Indiana University Yearbook, Illustrator  2011

 Illustrator for Indiana Daily Student, Indiana University-Bloomington (Syndicated)   2011-2012

Graphic Design Director for Student Activities Board at University of Kentucky   2013-

Co-Founded The Little Things- Sorority Crafting Services Business   2013

Created the logo for the International Student Council at the University of Kentucky

Commissioned Album Art- Papa Diamanti (Hip-hop artist) 2014

Commissioned Album Art- Sydney Jay "Red Logic EP" 2015

Commissioned Album art- David Leo 2015

Commissioned Album art- Provsounds 2015

Freelance illustration for The Kentucky Kernel (University of Kentucky Newspaper), Official illustrator  2013-2015

Illustrated "The Coffee Run: Internship Need to Knows" by Sydney Fulkerson 2015

Illustrated "Jeremiah Jettison and the World Behind the Walls" by Jeremy Secrest 2015

Intern for Kentucky for Kentucky 2014-2015

Freelance design work for North Lime Coffee and Donuts- 2015

Freelance Design work for Country Boy Brewing-2015

Contacted by Snoop Dogg's art director for design work


Duck Stamp Contest: Best Written Statement  2010

Reel Action Video Contest: Best Artistic Concept  2010

Art Director of Pacemaker Finalist yearbook: Canvas   2011

National Scholastic Press Association – 4th Editorial Cartoonist of the Year   2011

American Association of Editorial Cartoonist, 1st Place College Division   2012

Columbia University Scholastic Journalism awards – 2nd place in nation  2012

5 Scholastic Gold Key Awards for Art.   2006-11 

4 Scholastic Silver Key Awards for Art   2006-11

American Visions Award (One of the Top Five Gold Key awards in Louisville)  2012

John Locher Editorial Cartoon National Award Winner 2012

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