Chuck Pyle is an internationally sought-after artist, working with clients from New York to Tokyo. His clients include Microsoft, Pacific Bell, Safeway, Avis, Ask Jeeves, Sun Microsystems, Reader’s Digest, The New York Times, The Boston Globe, Atlantic Monthly, Redbook, Good Housekeeping, McCall’s, Penguin, Bantam, Book of the Month Club, Houghton Mifflin, Seattle Opera, Nisshin Foods, and the Chicago Museum of Science and Technology. Mr. Pyle received the 2015 Distinguished Educator in the Arts award from the Society of Illustrators. Today, more than 40 years later, he is Director of the Academy’s School of Illustration (a post he’s held since 2003) and one of the university’s most beloved instructors. He continues to guide and inspire thousands of students and is revered for his patience, generosity and refusal to adhere to a one-size-fits-all method of teaching.