Jim Tsinganos was born in Peterborough, South Australia in 1964. He received a Bachelor of Design specializing in illustration from the Underdale campus of the South Australian College of Arts and Education (now UNISA). He has participated in countless exhibitions, both group shows and solo shows, nationally and internationally and has been commissioned and collected by private collectors from around the world and by Opera Australia.
Throughout his career he has been featured and accepted into most of the international juried illustration awards shows from across the globe and has been repeatedly selected as one of the worlds top 200 illustrators worldwide by Lurzer’s Archive Magazine.
Originally working in pastels for the early part of his career he transitioned into the digital medium several years ago and now works almost exclusively in photoshop. He is interested in prodcucing work with a strong conceptual basis and is committed to always pushing and developing a visual idea.
Predominantly editorial in nature his work has been commissioned for assignments as varied as as designs on an underwear range, to packaging for a power super foods company, to producing a series of stamps for Australia Post. Most recently he was commissioned by the Australian Mint which will release a limited edition commemorative collectors coin for Australia Day featuring his image.
Time, Random House, Penguin Books, Amnesty International, Cadburys UK, Australia Post, Nike Singapore, Opera Australia, YAFFA Publications, Honda Australia, Law Journal VIC, WESTPAC, NAB Bank, ANZ Bank, Qantas, LA Times, The Milken Institute Review, Australian Geographic, Good Weekend, Money Magazine, The Australian Mint.