Born in Dallas, Texas, Barron Storey was educated at Art Center School in Los Angeles. He has worked for Ziff Davis, Time, Boys Life, The New York Times, Saturday Review, The Franklin Library, National Geographic, American Heritage, as well as corporate clients and the United States Information Agency and NASA. His awards include the gold medal of the New York Society of Illustrators, and its Distinguished Educator Award. He is represented in the collections of the National Portrait Gallery, The American Museum of Natural History and the Air and Space Museum of the Smithsonian Institute. He received the Eisner Award for his work for DC Vertigo’s Sandman comics. He is a painter, a musician and has worked in theater and the performance art in San Francisco for the past twenty years. Barron’s visual journals, a daily endeavor since the 70’s, are in their 137th volume. He has taught at SVA, Pratt Institute, Syracuse University in New York and at Art Center, the Academy of Art, Pixar, and the California College of Art and San Hose University in California.
Mr. Storey was a Visiting Artist in the Department of Communication Arts in 2005.