Austin MacDonald is a Connecticut based illustrator and visual storyteller who specializes in comic art, book illustration and character design. He is inspired by mysticism, video games, 80's anime, and all things science fiction. 

Austin uses a combination of mediums, often incorporating hand made textures and found patterns into his digital illustrations. When he's not drawing, Austin enjoys skateboarding and eating avocado toast. 


2014-2018 Illustration & Animation at the University of Connecticut 


2018 UConn BFA Senior Art Show Dean’s Purchase Award

2018 UConn BFA Senior Art Show Student's Choice Award 

2017 John S. Fawcett Illustration Award 

2016 Raab Associates Prize, Second Place