Alan Giana's unique and colorful style has made him one of today's most popular scenic artists.

Born and raised in Connecticut, Alan Giana always wanted to be an artist. One of his first works of art was at the age of four when he grabbed a magic marker and proceeded to scribble on the wall with it. Needless to say his parents were not too happy, but a career was set in motion. Alan's father is an accomplished ceramic artist. Alan often watched his father apply glazes and different painting techniques to create his masterpieces. Throughout his school years Alan was always drawing and painting. He went on to college to study graphic design and business management.

With a degree in graphic design management, Alan started his own illustration and design company in the early 1990's. Through the years, Alan has worked on a variety of commercial illustration and design projects. His creations have appeared on book covers, magazines, children's games, music CDs, and have been published in several books and magazines showcasing the best in traditional airbrush and digital illustration.

The work of this master of images has won many awards, including the Pro-Comm Award of Excellence by the Business Marketing Association, the Premier Print Award by the Printing Industries of America, and the Oppenheim Toy Portfolio Best Toy Award. Alan's paintings have been displayed in numerous galleries and shows around the country, including The Delaware Art Museum.

Alan's love of nature and the sea have always been a big part of his life. His appreciation for the beauty that surrounds us, even in our own backyards, plays an important part in creating the inspiring artwork he is known for today. Alan's paintings of colorful paths, charming country hideaways, tranquil coastal waterways, and captivating Christmas scenes, bring us to peaceful places. Places where we can escape for a moment and appreciate all of the beauty around us.

Alan's heartwarming paintings are touching the lives of people all over the world. Over fifty companies across the United States, Canada and Europe are licensing his beautiful paintings for reproduction on the products they make. You can find Alan's inspiring creations on puzzles, calendars, checks, Christmas cards, gift bags & boxes, tins, mugs, canvas prints, placemats, note cards, list pads, coasters, magnets, clocks, thermometers, music boxes, cross-stitch kits, and much more. These products are sold in stores both large and small, from mass-market retailers to independent gift shops, direct mail catalogs, on-line retailers, and on the QVC television network. Alan's artwork has also appeared on The Today Show on the NBC television network.