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Ben Adams

Ben Adams - Designer

Knoxville, TN, United States

Knoxville-based Illustrator and Designer

Overview

I am a Knoxville based illustrator and Co-Principal of The Village. I received a Bachelor of Art & Design in Graphic Design with and emphasis in Illustration from AUT (Auckland, NZ) in 2005. My work has been displayed in local and international exhibitions, and my illustrations have been featured in regional publications as well as in books for USA Today and NYT Bestselling Authors. I am available for both private and commercial Commission.

Services
Fiction
Children's Picture Books Comics & Graphic Novels Fantasy Science Fiction
Non-Fiction
Arts & Architecture & Photography Christian (Non-Fiction)

Certifications

  • Bachelor of Art and Design in Graphic Design with and emphasis in Illustration

Work experience

Co-Principal

The Village

January, 2010 – Present (almost 7 years)

Project Manager, Illustrator, Senior Designer.

Portfolio (9 selected works)

Wool Omnibus Edition (Wool 1 - 5) (The Silo Series)

Hugh Howey

This Omnibus Edition collects the five Wool books into a single volume. It is for those who arrived late to the party and who wish to save a dollar or two while picking up the same stories in a single package.The first Wool story was released as a standalone short in July of 2011. Due to reviewer demand, the rest of the story was released over the next six months. My thanks go out to those rev... read more

This Omnibus Edition collects the five Wool books into a single volume. It is for those who arrived late to the party and who wish to save a dollar or two while picking up the same stories in a single package.The first Wool story was released as a standalone short in July of 2011. Due to reviewer demand, the rest of the story was released over the next six months. My thanks go out to those rev... read more

The Girl in the City

Philip Harris

With the oppressive Transport Authority controlling every aspect of their existence, Leah and her father do what they can to carve a good life for themselves. Leah spends her nights scavenging in the rural zone around the City, risking capture by the Wild Ones as she hunts for salvage her father can trade for food and other essentials.But when Leah takes a bag of salvage from a dying stranger,... read more

With the oppressive Transport Authority controlling every aspect of their existence, Leah and her father do what they can to carve a good life for themselves. Leah spends her nights scavenging in the rural zone around the City, risking capture by the Wild Ones as she hunts for salvage her father can trade for food and other essentials.But when Leah takes a bag of salvage from a dying stranger,... read more

Hugh Howey Lives

Daniel Arthur Smith

In 2174 authors are obsolete. With the exception of a few human ‘Author’ titles printed in the small basement and back room Libraries, all stories are created by the Artificial Intelligence of the Archive. Most believe the ‘Authors’ are only brands to lure people into spending their credits on print. One woman believes that one of them, author Hugh Howey, is real, and still alive. Her Libraria... read more

In 2174 authors are obsolete. With the exception of a few human ‘Author’ titles printed in the small basement and back room Libraries, all stories are created by the Artificial Intelligence of the Archive. Most believe the ‘Authors’ are only brands to lure people into spending their credits on print. One woman believes that one of them, author Hugh Howey, is real, and still alive. Her Libraria... read more

Brother, Frankenstein

Michael Bunker

Dr. Chris Alexander, a borderline sociopath and technological genius, has designed an advanced cybernetic life form from prototype decommissioned military drones and top-secret experimental DARPA technology. The HADroid was supposed to be a military grade robot with the transplanted heart and brain of a human donor that would “transform” into a devastating state of the art war machine when act... read more

Dr. Chris Alexander, a borderline sociopath and technological genius, has designed an advanced cybernetic life form from prototype decommissioned military drones and top-secret experimental DARPA technology. The HADroid was supposed to be a military grade robot with the transplanted heart and brain of a human donor that would “transform” into a devastating state of the art war machine when act... read more

Pennsylvania Omnibus

Michael Bunker

Young Amishman Jedidiah Troyer is now a traveler. He's signed up for an emigration program that is colonizing the planet of New Pennsylvania. He just wants to start a farm and homestead on affordable land in a new Amish community. Space pioneering isn't as easy as it sounds when you're "plain." Jedidiah and his new friend Dawn arrive on New Pennsylvania in the middle of a rebel uprising, and T... read more

Young Amishman Jedidiah Troyer is now a traveler. He's signed up for an emigration program that is colonizing the planet of New Pennsylvania. He just wants to start a farm and homestead on affordable land in a new Amish community. Space pioneering isn't as easy as it sounds when you're "plain." Jedidiah and his new friend Dawn arrive on New Pennsylvania in the middle of a rebel uprising, and T... read more

Sand Omnibus

Hugh Howey

The old world is buried. A new one has been forged atop the shifting dunes. Here in this land of howling wind and infernal sand, four siblings find themselves scattered and lost. Their father was a sand diver, one of the elite few who could travel deep beneath the desert floor and bring up the relics and scraps that keep their people alive. But their father is gone. And the world he left behin... read more

The old world is buried. A new one has been forged atop the shifting dunes. Here in this land of howling wind and infernal sand, four siblings find themselves scattered and lost. Their father was a sand diver, one of the elite few who could travel deep beneath the desert floor and bring up the relics and scraps that keep their people alive. But their father is gone. And the world he left behin... read more

The Changing of the Sun

Lesley Smith

The world is shifting and only the blind have eyes to see it. In a seaside village, a woman has come back from the dead, the only survivor of a tsunami which wiped out her clan. When she speaks, it is of things no Kashinai should know. She says danger is coming and only an Oracle can save them...one who has not yet been called. In Aiaea, a city infected by fear, a priestess finds herself blind... read more

The world is shifting and only the blind have eyes to see it. In a seaside village, a woman has come back from the dead, the only survivor of a tsunami which wiped out her clan. When she speaks, it is of things no Kashinai should know. She says danger is coming and only an Oracle can save them...one who has not yet been called. In Aiaea, a city infected by fear, a priestess finds herself blind... read more

Gettysburg: A Tale of the Second War for Pennsylvanian Independence (Books of B Company Book 1)

Chris Pourteau

In Michael Bunker’s Pennsylvania, Jedidiah Troyer becomes the hero of TRACE’s fight against the Transport Authority. But even before Jed’s adventure begins, the Second War for Pennsylvanian Independence has raged for a generation. Gettysburg is one tale of that long and bitter struggle. When we join them in their fight, the forces of TRACE are running out of time. Severely outmanned and outgun... read more

In Michael Bunker’s Pennsylvania, Jedidiah Troyer becomes the hero of TRACE’s fight against the Transport Authority. But even before Jed’s adventure begins, the Second War for Pennsylvanian Independence has raged for a generation. Gettysburg is one tale of that long and bitter struggle. When we join them in their fight, the forces of TRACE are running out of time. Severely outmanned and outgun... read more

Susquehanna: A Second Tale of Bestimmung Company (Books of B Company Book 2)

Chris Pourteau

The Battle of Gettysburg is behind them, and not without great cost. Now Capt. Mary Brenneman and Bestimmung Company face a threat that could wipe out the entire TRACE network in New Pennsylvania. Regular food shipments from the Amish Zone have suddenly gone missing. Without those supplies, TRACE soldiers will starve, and the war with Transport will surely be lost. Who took the food and why? T... read more

The Battle of Gettysburg is behind them, and not without great cost. Now Capt. Mary Brenneman and Bestimmung Company face a threat that could wipe out the entire TRACE network in New Pennsylvania. Regular food shipments from the Amish Zone have suddenly gone missing. Without those supplies, TRACE soldiers will starve, and the war with Transport will surely be lost. Who took the food and why? T... read more

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