Gallo - Illustrator - Trumbull, CT, USA

Matthew Gallo

Trumbull, CT, USA




I create illustrations using both traditional and digital media. Most of my work is done with oil paint, but I work with Photoshop and Painter as well. I love doing historical illustration, and have experience with character design and concept art as well.

Work History

Owner, Designer and Artist

Rampant Lion Design, LLC

January 2012 - January 2012

• Receive commissions to paint families’ medieval coats of arms
• Create personalized coat of arms using research of family name and original coat of arms as reference
• Customize coat of arms based on family preference (create coats of arms that include multiple names)

Sales representative

Jerry's Artarama

September 2006 - September 2006

Agency Intern

New York Life Insurance Company

June 2005 - August 2005

• Produced concept and idea sketches for spot illustrations
• Illustrated presentation background for MAP Summit Conference


Freelance illustration

Fulfill commissioned artwork and illustration jobs (character design, box art, pet portraits, etc)



This is a painting based on a photo I took while at Capri

2nd LT. Sklar

Portrait of an officer in the 82nd Airborne Division during WWII

Pet Portraits

Here is some of my pet portrait work.

13th Air Force Group

An Air Force veteran recently commissioned me to paint a version of the 13th Air Force Group logo

Coats of Arms

Here's some of my recent coat of arms work


Here is some of my illustration work


Here are some examples of my illustration work.

Qualifications & Certifications

Darien High School


Syracuse University

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