His professional background includes freelance illustration and graphic design as well as a designer for advertising and design agencies. His clients include Harcourt Brace Jovanovich, Zoological Society of San Diego, Sony, Toyota, AT&T, Esquire Magazine, Kimberly-Clark, Liz Claiborne, See's Candies, ABC-TV, Kaiser-Permanente, Brian Wilson Productions, and the San Diego Museum of Art.
Brian was a founding member of the Society of Illustrators of San Diego, a board member from 1990-1992 and president in 1992. He was a member of the National Association of Photoshop Professionals from 1999-2005.
Other creative interests include drawing, fiber art, and music. He was co-owner of SideBMusic, an independent music label, from 2006-2013. And he wrote, produced, recorded and released the holiday song, "Christmas in California."