Rich Pellegrino is an award winning illustrator with a BFA from Rhode Island School of Design. Clients include: Wes Anderson, Blue Moon Brewing Co., Planet Rock Magazine, Marvel, Warner Bros., Lucasfilm, Eric Clapton's Guitar Festival 2010, UpperDeck, RISD XYZ, and Picture Window Books.
Pellegrino was commissioned by Wes Anderson to create a painting used in the film The Grand Budapest Hotel. His editorial portrait illustration for Planet Rock was awarded the Bronze medal by the Society of Illustrators West 56. He is recognized by Spectrum 22 and 24, Richmond Illustrators Club 2012, and CMYK 37. Pellegrino is currently enrolled in the MFA Visual Arts program at New Hampshire Institute of Art. He currently resides in Weymouth, MA with his wife Kristina and their daughter Emmelene Rose and cat Ernie Bup Jr.