Jeff Hinchee is a New York based illustrator and theater designer. Raised in Ohio, he received his BFA from Carnegie Mellon Universitys School of Drama in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, and holds an MFA in Illustration from Savannah College of Art and Design in Georgia.
With a background in the dramatic Jeffs illustrations are darkly humorous; characterized by a skewed perspective, bold colors, and a quirky edge. His works are collaged of traditionally drawn and painted elements, sometimes incorporating cut paper and sculpture techniques carried over from his background as a scale model builder and training in puppetry.
Illustration clients include Chance Magazine, Broadway Impact, Metro Spirit, and the Read It Loud! campaign, as well as numerous music posters and album artwork. His illustrations can also be seen in the animated short film "The Collector's Gift". His textile designs have been featured by Brooklyn Haus, Little & Lord, and Satchel Boutique. His theater design work can be seen in numerous Broadway productions, operas, ballets, and tours, and has also been published in text books, as well as The New York Times Magazine, Vogue Living, and Lighting and Sound America. Jeff has taught drawing, design, and model building for statewide conventions such as the Texas State Thespian Festival.