Jim Ford (b. 1981) is a painter and collage artist based in Milwaukee. He has also enjoyed an illustrious career as a typeface designer. Jim studied art and design at Columbia College Chicago, graduating in 2005 with a BFA in Graphic Design. While honing his craft as a type designer, Jim forayed into poster art, creating silkscreened editions for concerts and events. During this time, he developed his collage techniques further, and began moving toward painting and abstraction. Jim continues to evolve in his creative vision, striking a harmonious balance between art and type. His work has been featured in books, magazines, exhibitions, and is now selling internationally.