Tuesday, October 30, 2007

PRINT Magazine Regional Design Annual 2007

Every November, we are thrilled to see so many of our subscribers recognized in the pages of Print Magazine’s Regional Design Annual. This issue of Print breaks down the very best of design trends geographically; a close examination shows how essential illustration can be to any project, anywhere. See which artists were featured in this years' Annual.

Wednesday, October 24, 2007

Louisa Bertman: Rock & Art

Louisa Bertman will have two portraits on the block in the Live Nation Bank of America Pavillion's Rock and Art Auction in Boston next month. Rock & Art is a program that pairs visual artists with national touring musicians. Read more about it in Art Talk.

Friday, October 19, 2007

The Original Art Show at The Society of Illustrators

The Society of Illustrators in New York is host to so many wonderful shows throughout the year. But the hands-down, all-out, gotta-love-it, most charming is always the Original Art Show. This juried exhibition, which is on display through November 21, “celebrates the fine art of children’s book illustration.” Click here to see the full list of ispotters appearing in show and their book covers.

Thursday, October 18, 2007

Dave Wheeler: HOW Magazine

Dave Wheeler’s unique blend of illustration, 3-D objects and photography landed him a plum assignment for HOW Magazine’s Special Business Issue. Working non-stop for a month, Dave conceived, created and shot fifteen dimensional illustrations.

“I had a little over a month to do the project. And it sent me on some amazing shopping trips; people look at you strangely when you ask if they carry rotary phones…”

Wednesday, October 17, 2007

Around the World with Ingo Fast

While continuing to work as a freelance illustrator for publications and advertising agencies in the US and various other countries, Ingo Fast traveled twice around the world over the last several years. Read more about it here.

Thursday, October 11, 2007

3 x 3 = 9

Three cheers for the very special 9th issue of 3 x 3 magazine, (volume 3, number 3)! Congratulations to publisher, designer and visionary Charles Hively for creating this beautiful magazine devoted to contemporary illustration and for reaching this landmark. And congratulations to all of the ispotters who appear throughout!

Wednesday, October 10, 2007

Otto Steininger: Primo Promo Calendar

Otto Steininger’s 2007 calendar did more than just mark time. Created as a promo piece for a select group of about 75 clients, the calendar made it into the competitions of American Illustration 26 (due out in November), Communication Arts' Design Annual (November issue) and 3x3 magazine's Pro Show #4 which will be released in Jan/08.

Friday, October 5, 2007

Michael Gibbs: Artwork Inspired by Songs

Illustrator Michael Gibbs starts a new creative chapter with a handmade book of artwork inspired by lyrics alluding to color.

Michael’s upcoming Gallery exhibition features handmade books in two sizes and bindings, plus thirty framed giclee prints of all artwork from the book.

Urban Art Space With A Mission
87 Florida Ave, NW
Washington, DC 20001
Opening Reception: Saturday Oct. 13, 6-9pm

Thursday, October 4, 2007

James Taylor: Hello It’s Me

UK illustrator James Taylor's first London show 'Hello It's Me' is an exhibition of prints, paintings and drawings, some of which were originally commission work. If you’re in London during the next couple of weeks, be sure to catch it at The Coningsby Gallery, 30 Tottenham Street, London.

James Taylor's brand new Portfolio can be found here.

Wednesday, October 3, 2007