Proud to Share Award Winners for the 2017 Communication Arts Illustration Annual!

We are proud to show more talented illustrators chosen as award-winners in the 2017 Communication Arts Illustration Annual!


Portrait illustration of Beyonce.

Tim O’Brien





Trump Caricature illustration

Colleen O’Hara





Map illustration of Wyoming

John S. Dykes





Realistic illustration by Jim Salvati.

Jim Salvati





Portrait illustration of Prince.

Tim O’Brien





Portrait illustration of David Bowie.

Tim O’Brien





Portrait illustration of Leonard Cohen.

Tim O’Brien





Illustration of dog behind fence.

Aad Goudappel



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Raise your hand for Steph Calvert Illustrations!

True to Steph’s positive n’ perky personality, Steph Calvert created this image for Teaching Tolerance Magazine. The Spring 2017 issue includes both a spread (shown here), as well as a hand lettered quote of Frida Kahlo’s. The story is titled “Mariposas” and focuses on how a school founded a Latina civic engagement group to build confidence with the girls.

You can check out more of Steph’s colorful and animated illustration work at Folioplanet and Workbook.

Steph is represented by Liz Sanders Agency.

Illustration of a young girl student raising her hand.



Award Winning Illustrator, Aad Goudappel

Aad Goudappel is an award-winning illustrator receiving recognition from numerous publications and organizations, including Communication Arts, Society of Illustrators, 3×3, American Illustration, the Art Director’s Club…and the list goes on! Talent exudes from his fingertips. We’re proud to show off his work here.

Aad is represented by the David Goldman Agency.

Illustration of many leaning over to pick up wrapped box on sports field.

hippo measuring waste

Illustration of men painting each other green.

Boy trying to climb mountain with huge un-passable chasm.

Editorial illustration of neck pain.

conceptual illustration of man sawing cloud

man wearing suit of armor

illustration of hibernating bear
©Aad Goudappel



Rocco Baviera on Fundraising and Philanthropy

Rocco Baviera’s created a recent series of illustrations for Trends Quarterly on the theme of Mindset as it relates to philanthropy and fundraising…“Change the way you look at things and the things you look at change.” Re-framing your perspective and the idea of “changing the lens in which you view things” are also explored.

We couldn’t have said it or illustrated it better ourselves!

See more work from Rocco here.

Illustration of man looking out window at present.

Illustration of man looking down road.

Conceptual illustration of man looking at telescope.
©Rocco Baviera



Amy Ning’s Illustration for the Village Voice

Amy Ning was commissioned by the Village Voice, a weekly 17″ by 11″ format newspaper and website. Village Voice features investigative articles, analysis of current affairs, culture, arts and music coverage, and events listings for New York City.
It was the first of the urban tabloid-format newspapers that came to be known as alternative weeklies, and as such is the oldest and largest newspaper of its kind in the United States.

Gay couple.
©Amy Ning



James Yang for New York Times

James Yang created the following illustrations for two recent New York Times articles. The first illustration, whether to rent or buy, addresses the financial repercussions of this decision.

You can see more from James at Folioplanet and Workbook. James is represented by the David Goldman Agency.

Conceptual illustration of financial decisons.

The following illustration is about trying to stay on track while dealing with other people’s competing schedules and agendas.

Conceptual illustration of "running out of time".
©James Yang



Roy Scott Illustrates for NPR

Roy Scott created a layered and textured illustration for National Public Radio article about the way millennials speak. In his commentary the author discusses the fact that older generations over time have complained about the way the latest generation speaks, and the millennial generation is no different in having their fair share of critics. Roy delivers the perfect illustration to convey the author’s message.

Editorial illustration about the way millennials speak.
©Roy Scott



American Illustration 35 Winners Announced

American Illustration (AI-AP) announced the selected and chosen illustrators from a crowded field of almost 600 submissions. We’re happy to announce that several of our illustrators were included in the group of winners.

Decorative wildlife and nature illustration.John S. Dykes

 

Popeye illustrationDave Calver

 

Collage bird illustrationTom Cocotos

 

Digital illustration of man wearing suitPatrick George

 

Conceptual illustration of American flagOtto Steininger

 

Illustration of ocean cityNishan Akgulian

 

Conceptual, whimsical illustration of downtown city streetsMichael Sloan

 

Illustration of horse in fieldMartin Haake

 

Group of men wading in ocean.Gayle Kabaker

 

CD cover/cup and saucerPatrick George

 

Conceptual illustration a "sea of eyes"James Yang

 

Conceptual portrait illustration of Elvis Presley.Tim O’Brien

 

Conceptual portrait illustration of Napoleon Bonaparte.Tim O’Brien

 

3D illustration created by Richard Borge.Richard Borge

 

Conceptual illustration of a woman and child in carLauren Simkin Berke

Conceptual portrait illustration of women, different hairstyle/nationalities.Lauren Simkin Berke

 

John Holcroft’s Financial Operation

John Holcroft created this editorial illustration regarding the risky stakes of high finance. John is represented by Lindgren & Smith. See more of his work!

Editorial illustration about finances.



Fun and Games with Chris Labrooy

Chris Labrooy created a Reader’s Digest Magazine cover that’s all fun & games. Chris specializes in 3D software and makes the extraordinary out of ordinary every day objects. Chris is represented by Début Art. See more work from Chris!

3D illustration by Chris Labrooy
© Chris Labrooy