About The Kid
Gene R. Piotrowsky
Gene R. Piotrowsky
The Emmy winning Mr. Piotrowsky grew up in New York City where he started his career in advertising and marketing. Over the next forty years, he has been a Creative Director, Writer, Art Director and Photographer for advertising agencies, corporations and publishing companies in New York and Los Angeles.
In the mid-eighties, he started his own advertising design agency, and television production company. His clients have included The Food Network, Ray Ban Sunglasses, Fortune Magazine, AT&T, New York Magazine, Grolier Publishing, and Bantam Books. He has written, designed and produced television commercials, corporate and marketing videos as well as designing books and book covers.
Mr. Piotrowsky also has extensive credits in film and network television in both production and post production which has earned him an Emmy in “Outstanding Individual Achievement in Children’s Programming” for “The CBS Festival of Lively Arts,” for “A Special Day in The Year of The Child,” a Primetime Emmy Nomination for “Outstanding Achievement in Graphic Design and Title Sequences,” for a “PBS Visions Series,” “The Gardener’s Son.” He has also design the Title Sequences for, “Heartland,” a feature film, “Alambrista,” a feature film, “DeadRinger,” a CBS movie, “True Blue,” the movie for NBC, and “Bellevue Emergency,” for the ABC Series.
Mr. Piotrowsky has been involved in network series such as “True Blue” for NBC, as Post Production Supervisor, and Second Unit Director, “Bellevue Emergency” for ABC Post Production Supervisor, and Second Unit Director, and the “Canned Film Festival,” a syndicated sitcom as Editor. He was the Post Production Supervisor and Editor for Lifetime’s “Our Home,” Supervising Sound Editor for NBC’s “Her Hidden Truth” and has worked on ABC’s “Wide World of Sports,” and National Geographic specials.
Mr. Piotrowsky is now living in Naples, Florida, where he is continuing his graphic design company. He has also written and designed four books, “Have I Become My Father?” “The Adventures of Murray the Misunderstood Moray Eel,” the first of a series for young people, “The Little Stream,” a children’s book, and “Images,” his photographic travels. In addition to his books, he has designed and published four other books written by his partner. All the books can be viewed on his website, cheshirekids.com along with his weekly blog, “Rambling Reflections.” The books are available on Amazon.com in paperback and in Kindle, as well as Barnes & Noble.com