Tuesday, April 29, 2008

Louisa Bertman: Portraits at the Riverfront


John Knepper from our Stock department ran the Boston Marathon last week, and he ran past a storefront FILLED with huge Louisa Bertman portraits. What was that??

Friday, April 25, 2008

Brian Stauffer: A Nation at Loss

This morning’s New York Times OpEd Page boasted a strong Brian Stauffer image on the subject of the quality of education in America.

Wednesday, April 23, 2008

Tuesday, April 22, 2008

Jacob Thomas: Four Pieces Chosen for AI27


Four of Jacob Thomas’s illustrations were chosen for inclusion on the American Illustration 27 website.

Matt Dorfman: TIME Asia

Matt Dorfman recently completed an illustration for the Asian edition of Time Magazine in Hong Kong. The article addressed speculation and uncertainty of how China’s economy will perform in the wake of the upcoming summer Olympics.

Thursday, April 17, 2008

Jonathan Williams Chosen for AI 27















Jonathan Williams' illustration for Peguin Press has been chosen for inclusion in the American Illustration 27 Website.

Ariel McMillion: Portraying IndustriRomantik


Ariel McMillion recently completed five paintings commissioned by emerging Swedish 3D design house IndustriRomantik.

Wednesday, April 16, 2008

Edel Rodriguez: 'Celia the Queen'

Celebrated Cuban musician and force of nature, Celia Cruz, is the subject of a vibrant documentary this year. Who better to create the film’s poster than Edel Rodriguez, whose memories of her music and her life inform his own work so vividly… “I'm very happy to announce that the film project I started working on last year, ‘Celia the Queen,’ was selected for the Tribeca Film Festival, from over 2,300 entries. Congratulations to the guys at KIE films. They've been working on this documentary for many years and it's great to see it get the play it deserves."

Tuesday, April 15, 2008

Jesse Ewing: Webby Award Honoree


The 12th Annual Webby Awards Official Honoree Selections were announced this past week; among them was Jesse Ewing’s Inkleaf Studio for his work on Emdashes.com.

Monday, April 14, 2008

Viktor Koen at NYC Comicon 2008

Baby Tattoo Books is proud to present an exclusive book signing of “Plug in the Quest for Mug” with award winning artist Viktor Koen at NYC Comicon 2008.

Tuesday, April 8, 2008

Marty Blake: Unaccustomed Earth

One of the most eagerly anticipated books of Spring 2008 is Pulitzer Prize winner Jhumpa Lahiri’s “Unaccustomed Earth.” Collage artist Marty Blake shares how she illustrated the cover.

Monday, April 7, 2008

Matt Dorfman: American Illustration 27

One of Matt Dorfman's uncommissioned pieces from the past year was recently selected as a part of the forthcoming American Illustration 27 volume to be published this November.

Friday, April 4, 2008

Deb Lucke: The Book of Time Outs

The next time you’re given a time out, take along Deb Lucke's book and read the (mostly true) history of the world’s most famous and infamous rabble-rousers.

Thursday, April 3, 2008

Mario Sughi: Frattura Scomposta

The back cover of the March issue of Frattura Scomposta, Italy’s leading arts magazine, featured illustrator Mario Sughi's work.

Wednesday, April 2, 2008

Society of Illustrators Advertising Show 2008


Twenty seven members of theispot.com were included in the 50th Annual Advertising, Institutional and Unpublished show that opened last Friday at the Society of Illustrators in New York. Go to the Art News post to see who was included.

Lou Brooks at The Robert Berman Gallery

"Brad Benedict's Sideshow: Moods for Moderns" opens Saturday, April 5th, 6:30 – 8:30 at The Robert Berman Gallery in LA. The show features 35 artists, including originals and giclee prints by ispotter Lou Brooks.