Category Archives: New work

WASHINGTON POST: SYRIA, A LOVE STORY

This story by Louisa Loveluck and Suzan Haidamous is both beautiful and painful. It’s hard to say whether I enjoyed this assignment or found it a painful reminder of the senselessness that happens sometimes in the world. I recommend any visitors t ...

SPRING MAKEUP FOR THE NY TIMES

SPRING MAKEUP FOR THE NY TIMES by Greg Betza
I was contacted last week to create a series of illustrations for the Style section of the New York Times. The illustrations needed to work with photos of different cosmetics as the article was about How to Wear Spring’s Most Inventive New Makeup. ...

FLEUR DE MER

FLEUR DE MER Greg Betza
I’m excited to share this project I worked on last summer. I’ve never worked on a montage of elements quite like this. It was challenging, but I really enjoyed putting the elements together. Here are a few shots of the work in progress. What do y ...

ANNE OF GREEN GABLES

We all have those books that made a big impression on us as children – Anne of Green Gables was one of those books for me. So I was thrilled to be asked to create a cover illustration for this classic, as part of the exhibit: Covering the Classics ...

Reportage Illustration: Visual Journalism

Reportage Illustration: Visual Journalism
Veronica Lawlor’s reportage work is featured and on the cover of Reportage Illustration: Visual Journalism, by Gary Embury and Mario MInichiello, to be published by Bloomsbury Press. Pre-order here: https://www.waterstones.com/book/reportage-il ...

AN AMERICAN IN PARIS-BOSTON GLOBE

BostonGlobe_greg-betza-illustration
Last week I got a call to illustrate a nice story about a woman’s quest for the perfect Parisian apartment and how meeting the right partner changed everything. I really enjoyed this piece. You can read the story here: https://realestate.boston.co ...

THE BOOK OF BOOTH

For much of the last year I’ve been regularly contributing portrait illustrations to The Book of Booth, a column dedicated to alumni of the Chicago Booth School of Business. Here is my latest piece, a portrait of Indonesian entrepreneur and 2007 gr ...

ASK SMITHSONIAN

Veronica Lawlor Smithsonian Magazine
A few weeks ago I received a call to do an illustration for the Smithsonian magazine – featured in the “Ask Smithsonian” column. It’s a monthly column on the last page of the issue, and my illustration for the November “Q” column asks the ...

LEGO!

A few years back I had the pleasure of working with Matthew McNerney and RAA to design dioramas for the Lego museum that just opened in Denmark. I’ve created reportage illustrations in some of the worlds most exciting cities, but to create reportag ...

CHICAGO BOOTH SCHOOL OF BUSINESS PORTRAIT SERIES

Earlier this summer I was asked to create a series of portraits of Nobel laureates and key figures that are a part of the past and present Chicago Booth School of Business. It was an honor to be asked and I’m really happy with how the series came ...

THE VIETNAM WAR

It’s been a very busy summer and I haven’t really had time to post, but now that I a few projects have been completed, I’d love to share one that has just been released. Back in July I was contacted by Atlantic Re:think, the marketing division ...

CREATIVE STUDY TOUR – DAY 2

As I detailed in a previous post, (HERE) I recently had the distinctly unique opportunity to document a group of students from the University of Kentucky as they embarked on a  two day “creative study tour” with their professor, Dr. Ryan Hargrov ...

MACY*S PRIDE MONTH

I was commissioned to create the rainbow background that is currently being used for all of Macy*s Pride Month promotional materials. This was one of those jobs that was bigger than the job. I support LGBTQ rights and can’t really understand h ...

CREATIVE STUDY TOUR – DAY 1

A few months ago, I received an email from Professor Ryan Hargrove, of the University of Kentucky. He teaches a course called Living on the Right Side of the Brain, that “challenges students to explore their creative thinking process through the fr ...

Pink Elephants

For the past decade or so I have been working a collection of drawings that have developed into their own project. Slowly, each drawing piles up and gives shape to the next. In the course of that time one small set of those drawings emerged as a ...
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