Keith's work has appeared on book covers, children's books, t-shirts, album covers, posters, skateboard decks, and even a watch. He is a frequent contributor to The New York Times and New Yorker in addition to many other national publications. He received his BFA from the Milwaukee Institute of Art and Design in 2000, and his MFA from The School of Visual Arts in New York City in 2013 and doesn’t regret the student debt one bit. Recent accolades include a gold medal from the Society of Illustrators, and a nomination for a 2016 Kate Greenaway Medal for his book Tough Guys (Have Feelings Too) published by Flying Eye Books. Keith resides in the mountains of Bellingham Washington with his wife and two boys surrounded by giant spiders and teaches illustration at Western Washington University.
CLIENTS: The New York Times, The New Yorker, TIME, Sub Pop Records, This American Life, Tor Books, Nautilus, Real Simple, Oprah, Nobrow, The Baffler, Variety, Los Angeles Times, Wall Street Journal, Reader's Digest, Vanity Fair Newsweek, NPR, McSweeney's, Plansponsor, Bicycling Magazine, Voice Media, Overlap, The New Republic, The Stranger, Global Brief, Christianity Today, Inc, Worth, McKinsey, Lands' End, Morgan Stanley, DDB, Leo Burnett
AWARDS: Society of Illustrators #58 Gold medal - Advertising Society of Illustrators #57 Silver medal - Uncomissioned Society of Illustrators #55 Silver medal - Sequential Society of Illustrators #55 Silver medal -Uncommssioned
American Illustration 3x3 (Bronze)
Society of Illustrators Los Angeles (bronze #54)
Lurzer’s Archive Best 200 Illustrators
The Society of Publication Designers
The Society for News Design