Archive for February, 2011
Hennie Haworh illustrated the cover of Julie Hill’s new book The Secret Life of Stuff: A Manual for a New Material World (Vintage Books). The book examines how over-consumption effects our environment, uncovering the true origin and cost of stuff, while providing alternatives that won’t damage the environment.
Bella Pilar illustrated the cover of Scholastic’s newly released title, Too Many Blooms, by Catherine Daly. The book, intended for children ages 8 and up, is the first in the Petal Pushers series which follows four sisters – Delphinium, Rose, Aster and Poppy – on a string of adventures after their grandparents leave them and their scatterbrained parents in charge of their flower shop. Keep an eye out for other soon to be released titles in the series, also featuring Bella’s whimsical illustrations.
Emiliano Ponzi and Red Nose Studio each had work selected by the 2011 jury to appear in the Communication Arts illustration annual, on newsstands this spring. Congratulations go out to all!
Emiliano Ponzi, The Boston Globe
Emiliano Ponzi, Feltrinelli
Red Nose Studio, Blasted Church Vineyards
Red Nose Studio, TOR Books
Alexander Blue is honored to be included in Cristian Campos’ new book La nueva ola de la ilustracion japonesa / The new wave of Japanese illustration. The 450-page book features 1200 illustrations from 100 illustrators and has been published in Spanish, French and Italian.
Nate Williams’ logo for the Reading Rocket bookmobile was one of ten winners in the HOW 2010 Logo Design Awards. The bookmobile is operated by the Denver Public Library, bringing books and a renewed excitement about reading to under-served schools. Congratulations go out to Nate and everyone at Tomorrow Partners!
Italian beauty retailer La Gardenia is celebrating the new year with twelve months of Fleur. Their 2011 desk calendar, illustrated by Bella Pilar, features the lovely Miss Fleur in a dozen of her favorite ensembles for 2011 and is a gift-with-purchase at participating La Gardenia stores.
Hennie Haworth is featured in the February 2011 issue of Computer Arts magazine. The article, Inspiration Workshop: Cultural Exchange, features many of the drawings she did on a recent trip to Kyoto, Japan.
Ana Bagayan’s solo show, Yesterday’s Flower, opens on Friday, February 4th at FB69 Gallery in Münster, Germany. The exhibition will present never-before-seen work, including a selection of pencil drawings from her One Drawing A Day project. For those unable to attend the event, a preview is available online, including information for purchasing artwork. The exhibition runs until Saturday, April 2nd, 2011.
Opening Reception: Friday, February 2nd, 2011 @ 7pm
FB69 Gallery Hüfferstr. 18, Münster, Germany