Thursday, April 30, 2015

ROCCO BAVIERA: FUNDRAISING TALENT

Rocco Baviera illustrated a feature on “Talent Development in the Fundraising Sector” for Trends Quarterly. Rocco created images reflecting the importance of investing in human resources, the role management plays in developing talent, the challenges of managing dual career paths and the benefits of teamwork in achieving goals.

DAVIDE BONAZZI: GLI UMANI

Davide Bonazzi illustrated this subtly creepy book cover for an Italian edition of “The Humans” by Matt Haig, published by Mondadori Direct (2015).

JOHN TOMAC: FUTURE FARM

John Tomac’s opener and series of illustrations for a special feature in Successful Farming magazine takes a look at the future of farming and what it might hold.

HELEN FRIEL: LOVE / LOVE

Helen Friel created a revolving 3D illustration for the cover of Computer Arts Collectors’ Love Print / Love Digital Edition.

NEIL DUERDEN: BMW

Neil Duerden’s series of illustrations for a new BMW campaign effectively conveys the technology and speed aspects of their super sporty new vehicles.

EDWARD KINSELLA: BREAKING THE CHURCH

Edward Kinsella illustrated this beautifully austere portrait for The Atlantic, to accompany an essay about the schism of opinions that Pope Francis is causing within spectrum of Catholics around the world
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SAM SPRATT: ETHICAL CONSUMERISM

Sam Spratt was commissioned to illustrate this luminous "angel shopper" cover for Der Spiegel’s recent feature story on ethical consumerism.

TAYLOR CALLERY: PREPARE FOR HELL

Taylor Callery was commissioned by promoter National Shows 2 to illustrate the commemorative concert poster for SlipKnot's "Prepare For Hell" Tour. Taylor’s riveting image was created using acrylic and collage on wood.

MATT HERRING: 1984… BEST YEAR EVER!

Matt Herring’s opening spread illustration for Billboard Magazine heralded a multi-page feature on 1984, Pop Music’s Best Year Ever. Matt’s photomontage is as bright and engaging as the musical and cultural time that it chronicles - the hair alone is enough to make one swoon!

LINDA FOUNTAIN: STEPPING STONE HOUSES

Linda Fountain created a series of 10 effervescent illustrations to elevate the Grand Opening of the Stepping Stone Housing Development near Denver, Colorado. The artwork highlights a mix of kid-friendly amenities and events meant to drive potential homeowners to the family oriented development.

ELLEN BYRNE: FOR THE LOVE OF BALTIMORE

Ellen Byrne shares a poster project from a few months earlier to remind folks that Baltimore is still a beautiful, wonderful city to visit or call home.

JEN CORACE: TRACKING PREY

Jen Corace created this illustration for Smithsonian Magazine to accompany a feature about marine mammals who can track prey without sonar.

Wednesday, April 29, 2015

MICHAEL SLOAN: ISIS RISING

Michael Sloan’s illustration accompanied an article about the rise of ISIS in Iraq for a University of Toronto publication.

JOE WILSON: DOWN TO EARTH

Joe Wilson was commissioned once again by the folks at 21st Amendment to illustrate “Down to Earth,” his 7th beer package for them. Joe brought his character Ham the Space Chimp back to Earth for the occasion to help convey the beer’s chill vibe.

KYLE POLING: PICTURE WINDOW BOOKS

Kyle Poling illustrated a series of lively books that highlight numerous ways to keep homes, schools, and communities clean and eco-healthy. Kyle’s artwork, with its vibrant colors and stylized character designs, cheerfully delivers many tips for living green to young readers.

JASON SEILER: THE DADLY VIRTUES

Jason Seiler’s funny-because-it’s-true cover illustration for The Dadly Virtues: Adventures from the Worst Job You’ll Ever Love hits the shelves just in time for Father’s Day. 

KENNETH BATELMAN: BLUE MACHINE

Kenneth Batelman’s illustrations live, breath and dream in digital efficiency. 

PETER STRAIN: JAWS

Peter Strain created this amazing new JAWS illustration for Empire Magazine, just in time for beach season. “You’re gonna need a bigger boat…”

CHRIS LABROOY: NIKE AIRMAX

Chris Labrooy’s amazing 3-D illustration blasts off for Nike AirMax.

CARLO GIAMBARRESI: RECENT WORK

Carlo Giambarresi’s subtle, intelligent illustrations have found their way onto the pages of magazines worldwide. An illustration for WirtschaftsWoche accompanied an article about stockholders who pass along proprietary information for personal gain.

Tuesday, April 28, 2015

ALEXEI VELLA: TO DIE FOR

Alexei Vella’s illustration for Mother Jones accompanies an article questioning the safety of any and all artificial sweeteners in the food chain.

PETE RYAN: DIGITAL MEDS

Pete Ryan’s illustration for Capital Magazine addressed the challenges of digitizing medical records and relying too heavily on technology as a component of providing healthcare.

CHRIS GASH: ENTERTAINMENT EDUCATION

Chris Gash’s illustrative wit was summoned for the second year in a row by Variety Magazine to breathe visual life into their annual report on entertainment education.

LAURA WATSON: YALE-NEW HAVEN CHILDREN'S HOSPITAL

Laura Watson was commissioned by Yale-New Haven Children’s Hospital to create a fun suite of artwork to brighten their walls. The hospital places as much emphasis on a child’s emotional needs as they do on treating the illness and with that in mind chose the theme of “travel/journey as a metaphor for the healing process.”

WESLEY BEDROSIAN: DEPROGRAMMING

Wesley Bedrosian’s illustration for the Op-Ed page of The Boston Globe accompanies an article about the high stakes risk of trying to deprogram ISIS recruits.

KYLE POLING: MIX ‘N’ MATCH PUZZLES

Kyle Poling illustrated a series of Mix ‘n’ Match Puzzles for Ceaco that let children swap out pieces from one character to the next with giggle-worthy results!

BUNKY HURTER: COLDWATER CREEK DIRECT

Bunky Hurter's illustrations explain it all for the relaunch of national brand Coldwater Creek Direct’s catalog. Her drawings clearly show the individual fit and lengths of their signature styles to accompany photos of the actual garments in the catalogs. 

JASON SEILER: SEX HAS CONSEQUENCES

Jason Seiler’s illustration for the cover of The Weekly Standard is detailed, darkly emotional… and completed on a two day deadline.

KEITH NEGLEY: HOARDING

Keith Negley illustrates the desperately chaotic world of hoarding for an article in Ebony Magazine on how to identify the symptoms.

PAUL GARLAND: TAXATION

Paul Garland illustrated an article for CURRENTS Magazine pondering whether wealthy “nonprofit” establishments actually deserve their tax exempt status.

ANNI BETTS: DR. BANKENSTEIN

Anni Betts created a monstrous illustration for JP Morgan’s yearly report on where the economy is headed. The abstract concept was the brainchild of JP Morgan’s Chairman and Market and Investment Strategy, Michael Cembalest; Anni happily rose to the challenge of visualizing it!