Kyle Bice is a Chicago based freelance artist, specializing in illustration and fine art. A 2002 graduate of the American Academy of Art with a BFA in painting, Kyle regularly freelances for New Holland Brewing and is the lead artist for The Monster Weekly, a blog that promotes childhood literacy. He is the author and illustrator of A Book of Dwarves, self-published via a successful Kickstarter campaign in 2012.
Kyle recently launched beerportraits.com, a site devoted to art and interesting interviews about people in and around the world of craft beer as well as a travel blog focusing on Kyle’s adventures as a painter with a unique medium.
Inspired to pursue art by an early love of comics, he has since been influenced by a diverse palette of artists, from Old Masters like Rembrandt and Sargent to modern masters such as Andrew Loomis and Drew Struzan. He works in a broad range of styles and is deft in a variety of mediums, offering an ability to adapt to the needs of each project. Kyle currently resides in Albany Park, where he lives with his wife Natanya, his two cats Noodles and Harley.