ABOUT BEN DROLET

Ben Drolet is an award winning illustrator & designer who has been running art departments at various companies for more than 18 years. Ben comes from a long line of artists and spent most of his childhood in or around his mothers art studio or his fathers print shop.  After finishing his college education in New York, Ben moved to California where he began his professional career as an artist.

Now, with a wide variety of tools at his disposal, he is the Creative Director for a marketing agency and spends his time studying and designing user interface on desktop and mobile devices as well as entire corporate branding packages.  Some of his branding clients include Larry Fitzgerald, Greg Jennings, LMFAO, and Rockstar. The rest of his time is spent painting award winning magazine covers for one of the biggest medical companies in the world or building furniture and tinkering in his workshop.  Below is a list of awards and special recognition that Ben’s work has received over the years.

– Best new product Award – LBIS Las Vegas  – Healing Solutions – Oct 2018
– Marcom Award – PLATINUM Award, Magazine Cover – FFF Enterprises – Jan 2015
– Marcom Award – Gold Award, Magazine Cover – FFF Enterprises – Dec 2015
– Marcom Award – Gold Award, Magazine – FFF Enterprises Apr – 2014
– Truckin Magazine ‘Radical Rendering’ Winner – 2 page article & bio – Feb 2014
– Marcom Award – Gold Award, Magazine Cover – FFF Enterprises 2014
– Marcom Award – Gold Award, Magazine Cover – FFF Enterprises 2014
– Marcom Award – Platinum Award, Magazine Cover – FFF Enterprises 2013 (Highest recognition)
– Truckin Magazine ‘Radical Rendering’ Winner – 2 page article & bio – Dec 2012
– Marcom Award – Platinum Award, Publication/Design – TSB Marketplace 2012 (Highest recognition)*
– Marcom Award – Gold Award, Best Magazine Cover/Design – FFF Enterprises 2012
– Marcom Award – Gold Award, Best Magazine Cover/Design – BSTQ Quarterly 2011
– Marcom Award – Platinum Award, Best Magazine Cover/Design – BSTQ Quarterly 2010 (Highest recognition)
– Marcom Award – Gold Award, Magazine Cover/Design – IG Living 2010
– Gran Turismo Best Domestic 2009 (most awarded vehicle – SEMA 2010)*
– GM Designs Most Innovative GM 2009*
– GM Designs Best Parts and Accessories 2009*
– GM Designs Most Innovative GM 2008
– Ford Best Product Design 2007
– Ford Best Vehicle Design overall 2007*
– GM Designs Best New Product 2007
– Amazing Image Award – Wizard Magazine (1st place) 2001
– Amazing Image Award – Wizard Magazine (1st place) 2000
– Amazing Image Award – Wizard Magazine (1st place) 1998
– Salem Art Council First Prize, 1996

*team award