Vincent Zawada was born here in Richmond, Virginia. He holds both a BFA and MFA in Illustration from the Savannah College of Art and Design in Savannah, Georgia. Vince teaches Drawing Studio courses at VCU and also Drawing courses in the Art department at John Tyler Community College. Before returning to Richmond Vince spent many years in Colorado and was teaching full time in the Art Department at Mesa State College in Grand Junction.
Vince also works as a freelance illustrator and is currently represented by Illustration representatives at Moss Associates. His illustration work is painted in acrylic and has work published in the editorial, greeting card, and advertising markets.