Author of The Badlands Saloon: An Illustrated Novel (Scribner/Simon & Schuster), Jonathan Twingley’s drawings and paintings have been published by the New York Times, the Los Angeles Times, the Washington Post, the Chronicle of Higher Education, the Boston Globe, the Atlantic and the New Republic, among many others. His work has been recognized by the New York Society of Illustrators, the Los Angeles Society of Illustrators, American Illustration, Communication Arts Magazine, The Best of News Design, the Society of Publication Designers and PRINT magazine’s New Visual Artists Review. Born and raised in Bismarck, North Dakota, Twingley took a Bachelor’s degree from Minnesota State University Moorhead in 1996 and a Master of Fine Arts degree in Illustration from the School of Visual Arts in New York City in 1998. In 2007 he accepted a position as Senior Lecturer at the University of the Arts in Philadelphia. He lives and works in Jersey City, New Jersey.