The Dark Illustrations of Lucas Ruggieri

Illustration // Monday, July 21, 2014
Born and raised in Brooklyn, Lucas Ruggieri received his BFA in illustration from the Savanna College of Art and Design. Lucas' work mostly focuses on the use of pen and ink constructing narratives saturated in historical and contemporary...

The Illustrations of Stefan Glerum

Illustration // Sunday, July 20, 2014
Stefan Glerum’s style is like a melting pot of illustration heritage. While its subconscious familiarity has universal appeal, his work is also a study point for those with knowledge of graphic design history. His work is inspired by early 20th Century movements such as Art Deco, Bauhaus...

Getting Weird With Jiro Bevis

Illustration // Saturday, July 19, 2014
Jiro Bevis is an illustrator whose bold, balls-out drawings are an awesomely trippy experience in visual stimulation. Bevis says of his name that "It's Japanese, my mum gaive it to me because it means 'second son,' but I once found out it also stands for 'anal fistual,'...  

Sea Walls: July 20-28 in Isla Mujeres, Mexico

Illustration // Friday, July 18, 2014
Sea Walls: Murals for Oceans is a ground-breaking street art project created by PangeaSeed to bring the beauty and the plight of the world’s oceans into streets around the globe. By collaborating with internationally renowned artists, we create large-scale murals that focus attention on pressing environmental issues the oceans are facing.

The Beauty of Kate Zambrano

Illustration // Friday, July 18, 2014
A consistently wide-eyed wanderer, Kate Zambrano explores the human condition though visual stimulation.  Often coupling the standard idealization of beauty with a deep, haunting melancholy, she uses monochromatic and subtle colors in her paintings to create a genuine and simplified journey into individuality...

Say it with Flowers

Illustration // Friday, July 18, 2014
Antonio Rodrigues Jr is a Brazilian Designer living in Brasilia. He specializes in graphic design, illustration and typography, and making the insults a little sweeter with the touch of a floral treatment. His latest hand crafted type project entitled ' With Flowers' shows that even those low blows can be beautiful when said in the right way…. 

Stephanie Kubo's Headdresses

Illustration // Friday, July 18, 2014
Stephanie Kubo is an illustrator and printmaker whose series of drawings of headdresses are beautifully fun homages to these defining articles of cultural dress. Increasingly imaginative as you move through them, these drawings are created with lovely black-and-white linework befitting of fine art or tshirts, they run the gamut. Kubo is a lovely illustrator graduated from CCA who we hope to see more work from soon.  

Painful Paintings by Fabio Magalhaes

Illustration // Thursday, July 17, 2014
Fabio Magalhaes creates gorgeous, cringe-worthy paintings of painful, meaty predicaments. Metaphorically connecting images of his own body, feelings and banal situations, he aims at pointing out conditions inconceivable to be portrayed but through artifices and distortions of reality. Magalhaes writes that his paintings are "the result of a modus operandi that makes part of the photographic universe and results in a kind of parallel reality, materialized in the universe of painting."

The Work of RAID71

Illustration // Thursday, July 17, 2014
Raid71, AKA Chris Thornley, is an illustrator and editorial artist whose keen eye for visual storytelling has earned him the opportunity to work for big names such as Gap, Levi, ESPN, Microsoft, Nokia, Hasbro, Mercedes, Lego and more. Applications for his work include commercial and private commissions, editorial work for magazines and newspapers aimed at modern culture and society as well as science and technology and children's books. He has also shown work in solo and group exhibitions worldwide.

Edwin Ushiro Illustration

Illustration // Thursday, July 17, 2014
Edwin Ushiro is a transplant from Maui to California, working in the world of entertainment as a production designer, visual consultant, art director, storyboard artist and concept designer. He attended the art center college of designed and attained a BFA in Illustration with honors. His illustrations have a hard-edged graphic feel, yet when flooded with light and gestural poses attain wonderful flowing feeling.

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