Don has over 30 years experience in graphic design and illustration. He is a 1977 graduate of the Art Institute of Pittsburgh. As a child, he attended the Tam O'Shanter art classes taught by the renowned artist and educator Joseph Fitzpatrick, famed for having taught Andy Warhol, Philip Pearlstein and Chuck Connolly. After finishing at the Art Institute, Don worked for Corporate Marketing Services, Sun Art Associates and Prisma, Inc. in Pittsburgh, PA. In 2007, Don was selected to illustrate the poster for the 25th Anniversary Pittsburgh Vintage Grand Prix. In 2008, Don's illustration "Evolution" was selected to be in the Pittsburgh Recast show at the Heinz History Center. Also in 2008, Don was awarded the Hometown Hero Award by the Coalition to Salute America's Heroes, an organization that deals with wounded veterans' issues. Don is an avid rail fan and collector of Pennsylvania Railroad memorabilia. He also collects Air Force patches and has designed Friday and Deployment Patches, as well as military challenge coins for the 13th Bomb Squadron and the 393rd Bomb Squadron at Whiteman Air Force Base in Missouri. Don is a member of the Pittsburgh Society of Illustrators, as well as an honorary member of the 13th Bomb Squadron Association.
Shane has over five years experience working in the graphic design industry doing both freelance work and working as a designer at Prisma, Inc. in Pittsburgh, PA. He has attended the Art Institute of Pittsburgh and La Roche College, majoring in Graphic and Communications Design. He has designed material for the Pittsburgh Pirates, HJ Heinz, the Cystic Fibrosis Foundation, Del Monte, Owens Illinois, Glaxo Smith Kline, the La Roche Motion Picture Coalition, Solutions for Accessible Living, eLRC Radio Station, the Kingpin Cafe and the B-57 Bummers Association. His artistic focus includes web page design/layout, character illustration and photography. He also enjoys Pittsburgh Penguins hockey and collecting DVD's.