Jon Oye

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About me

Industry Advertising
Location United States
Introduction An illustrator/storyboard artist living in the advertising business.
Interests My wife and kids, U.S. History, Music, Movies, Baseball, Art & Illustration, 11-time World Champion St. Louis Cardinals, 13-time NFL Champion Green Bay Packers
Favorite Movies Casablanca, Going My Way, The Searchers, City Lights, Hail the Conquering Hero, The Life and Death of Colonel Blimp, El Cid, High Society, How Green Was My Valley, The Thin Red Line, The General, A Hard Day's Night, Days of Heaven, Unforgiven, Ballhawks, A Perfect World, The Grapes of Wrath, Rio Bravo, Thunderball, The Incredibles, My Darling Clementine, Road to Utopia, The Devil and Daniel Webster, The Quiet Man, Meet John Doe, His Girl Friday, Goodfellas, Seven Samurai, The Tree of Life, The Girl Can't Help It, A Shot in the Dark, The Big Sleep, Lover Come Back, A Matter of Life and Death
Favorite Music Bing Crosby, Dinah Washington, Elvis Costello, Bruce Springsteen (circa 1975-82), Evie Sands, Bob Dylan, Duke Ellington, Ella Fitzgerald, Louis Armstrong, The Beatles, Sly and the Family Stone, Little Richard, Cab Calloway, Ray Charles, Frank Sinatra (circa 1955-65), Charley Patton, Ray Charles, Ukulele Ike, J. Strauss II, Neil Young, Jimmie Rodgers (September 8, 1897 – May 26, 1933), Al Green, Sam Cooke, Solomon Burke, Wilson Pickett, Rolling Stones (circa 1964-72), Johnny Cash, Fats Waller, Felix Mendelssohn, Elvis Presley, Dean Martin, Van Morrison
Favorite Books Paper Dreams - The Art & Artists of Disney Storyboards - John Canemaker, Ghosts of Manila - Mark Kram, Son of the Morning Star - Evan S. Connell, 1959: The Year Everything Changed - Fred Kaplan, Bing Crosby: A Pocketful of Dreams - Gary Giddins, The Summer Game - Roger Angell, Huckleberry Finn - Mark Twain, To America: Personal Reflections of an Historian - Stephen E. Ambrose, The Great American Baseball Card Flipping Trading and Bubble Gum Book - Fred C. Harris and Brendan C. Boyd