Porter Gillespie has been working as a designer, photographer and artist for over twenty years. He was the designer of Jasper Johns Catalogue Raisonné of Drawing, published by The Menil Collection and prior to that, the Design Director of The Jasper Johns Catalogue Raisonné of Painting and Sculpture.

A graduate of Rhode Island School of Design, Porter has also studied editorial design with Jessica Helfand and Hamish Muir in Porto, Portugal; Design History, Theory and Practice with Louise Fili and Steven Heller in Rome; and type design with Jean-François Porchez in Paris.