Brian Stauffer

Illustration // Friday, October 28, 2011
Combining hand drawn sketches, painted elements, and found objects, Brian Stauffer's illustrations possess a unique and evocative conceptual vision. His work has been featured in over 300 publications worldwide, including The New York Times, Rolling Stone, and Esquire, and he recently was a recipient of the prestigious Editorial Gold Medal from the Society of Illustrators 52 competition for 2010.

The Work of Japan's Akino Kondoh

Illustration // Thursday, October 27, 2011
Japanese illustrator and animator Akino Kondoh is well-known and celebrated for her striking minimalist compositions, often executed with nothing more than graphite, marker, and a computer. Her latest show, Kiya Kiya, is her first solo exhibition in three years, and is on display at the Mizuma Art Gallery in Tokyo until November 12th, 2011.

Riikka's Awkward Beaury

Illustration // Thursday, October 27, 2011
Helsinki born artist Riikka Sormunen's narrative works vibrate with an unusual moodiness and are often infused with a subtle darkness. Her settings are natural landscapes and familiar scenes but bear objects or features that are slightly off, adding to the awkward beauty of her illustration style.

Michael McConnell

Illustration // Wednesday, October 26, 2011
In Michael McConnell's work, the innocence and vulnerability associated with children and animals is constrained within one figure. He has utilized the forms usually used as hunting trophies to transform them into visions of a lost childhood.

Pat Perry

Illustration // Wednesday, October 26, 2011
Pat Perry, of Grand Rapids, Michigan, spends his free time riding around on his old Honda motorcycle and roaming the wilderness. He works mainly with a traditional technique, and then streams his physical artwork through a computer and sometimes adds digital color. His work varies from beautifully painted pieces to graphic art with bright and brilliant colors.

Sean Alexander

Illustration // Wednesday, October 26, 2011
Based in Tacoma, WA, illustrator Sean Alexander creates his charming, highly detailed drawings with pens, markers, watercolors, and pencils. The artist puts great effort and care into each and every mark he makes in his obsessive patterning, depicting a strange and melancholy world populated with ethereal objects and characters.

Marylene Camacho

Illustration // Wednesday, October 26, 2011
Los Angeles-based artist Marylene Camacho's stunning monochromatic work on duralar and paper is a testament to the artist's ruminations on the meaning of war and its impact on the human experience and psyche. Camacho received her MFA in 2011 from the California College of Arts, and is currently exhibiting in Los Angeles and San Francisco.

Rotor

Illustration // Tuesday, October 25, 2011
Barcelona-based illustrator, Rotor, brings tattoos and illustration under the same vein. His raw technique of applying paint to paper is unique and ethnic through his sense of color and style.

Chalermphol Harnchakkham

Illustration // Tuesday, October 25, 2011
With a very linear style, Chalermphol Harnchakkham has a set of style tones, and yet a sense of diversity to make any various project unique to the demands that are set forth. Her illustrations are graceful and feminine, but also bold and graphic which gives a subtle balance to the eye of the viewer.

Jonny Wan

Illustration // Tuesday, October 25, 2011
Jonny Wan is an English designer and illustrator that focuses on his creative work inspired by some tribal signs and masks and some ethnic tribal tattoos brought up to date to more modern elements, and even other civilizations. He has worked in fashion and in illustration and contributes patterned and elaborate works of art to the world.

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