Joshua Hagler

Illustration // Sunday, March 18, 2012
Joshua Hagler was born on Mountain Home Airforce Base in Mountain Home, Idaho, in 1979. Born into a working-class family, he has lived in small towns, suburbs, and cities throughout the United States. After graduating from the University of Arizona with an BFA in Studio Art, he moved with his wife Laura to San Francisco, where he now lives and works as a full-time artist.

Q&A with Aubrey Learner

Illustration // Saturday, March 17, 2012
Aubrey Learner's solo show 'Circadian' opens tonight at Eli Ridgeway Gallery in San Francisco. We sat down with Learner to do a little Q&A about her upcoming show, tendencies and collections. From the brief life cycles of butterflies, to the fleeting pleasure of indulging in a piece of candy, Learner's detailed illustrations suggest a simultaneous humor and melancholy...

Ellie Coates

Illustration // Saturday, March 17, 2012
Ellie Coates is an illustrator and designer based in Bristol, England. Through her work, the viewer is invited into the timeless world of storytelling and encouraged to unfold the narrative in their own imaginations. Coates prepares her images with great care, laying multiple coats of rabbit skin glue and gesso on paper before graphite is applied, a process that endows her illustrations with an ethereal and luminescent quality.

The Fin Art of Ray Troll

Illustration // Friday, March 16, 2012
Based in Ketchikan, Alaska, "fin" artist Ray Troll draws and paints fish-laden and fossil-heavy images that have been featured in museum exhibits, books, magazines, and t-shirts across the US and around the world. Basing his quirky aquatic images on the latest scientific discoveries, Troll brings a street-smart sensibility to the worlds of ichthyology and paleontology.  

Kyle Smart

Illustration // Friday, March 16, 2012
Kyle Smart is a UK-based illustrator, currently residing in Bristol. Having recently graduated with a BA in Illustration from the University of the West of England, he currently works freelance, helps teach part-time at his alma matter, and is a member of the Drawn in Bristol Collective. His growing client list includes Zero Core Magazine, AMMO Magazine, and Clare Market Review.

Alvaro Barcala

Illustration // Friday, March 16, 2012
Alvaro Barcala is an illustrator and graphic designer based in Madrid, Spain, whose strange and ethereal illustrations encompass such diverse themes as mysticism, toys, and eroticism. With a clean, geometric style, he explores the transcendent spiritualism projected onto religious iconography, sex, and childhood toys, combining these elements to create unearthly and disconcerting imagery.  

Randy Ortiz

Illustration // Friday, March 16, 2012
Randy Ortiz is a self-taught illustrator from Winnipeg in Manitoba, Canada. An architectural technologist by day, Ortiz has been working freelance for the past six years, garnering an impressive list of clients and galleries, including Gallery1988, Spoke Art Gallery, and Mondo Tees. He primarily works with pencils, Adobe Photoshop, and a Cintiq, and has recently started exploring screenprinting.

Harvey Dormer

Illustration // Thursday, March 15, 2012
Based in London, England, graphic designer and illustrator Harvey Dormer has developed a dark and brooding style akin to the more gothic aspects of Victorian illustrations, with creepy configurations of people, plants, and animals blended together as one. Dormer admits he is nostalgic for the innocence of his childhood, a sombre nostalgia that is reflected in the macabre fairytale narratives he unravels in his work.

Dres13

Illustration // Thursday, March 15, 2012
André Greppi, aka DRES13, is a designer, illustrator, and graffiti artist who lives and works in Orlando, Florida. He currently works as an art director at an Orlando advertising agency and is emerging as one of the city's most recognizable street artists, his visual style ranging from purely illustrative to a graphic blend of type elements and hand drawn illustrations.

The Talented Mr. Murray

Illustration // Thursday, March 15, 2012
Chris B. Murray is an artist and illustrator who was born in a small upstate NY town. After graduating from R.I.T (Rochester, NY), with a chip on his shoulder and very little work experience, he relocated to Philadelphia where he currently resides. With exceptional technical skill and thematically powerful images, Murray has been accepted into an illustrious illustration circle, including the Society of Illustrators, 3x3 Mag, and Creative Quarterly.

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