Sam Ward grew up studying art under his fine artist father and went on to graduate with honors from the Ringling College of Art and Design. Sam works primarily in the publishing world. His thought-provoking images appear on book covers worldwide, inspiring, informing and greatly entertaining readers in our everchanging global community. Over his career he has also created thousands of illustrations for advertising, product packaging, magazines, and newspapers. Sam currently resides in Sarasota Florida with his wife and three children.