MENTAL CANVAS SURFACE TOUR

At the end of May, I had the incredible opportunity to do live drawings in Mental Canvas on the Surface Studio at the Microsoft launch events in Shanghai and Tokyo. It was a whirlwind tour, but action packed! I was there with Panos Panay and the Surf ...

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 ...

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 ...

Spirituality & Health Magazine

My reportage illustrations of the NYC rally against the immigrant ban have been published in the May/June issue of Spirituality & Health. The drawings are illustrating an article titled Being Honorable by Brady Kiesling, who writes about his d ...

ANNUAL REPORT ILLUSTRATIONS

I was commissioned to create portraits for an Annual Report of Historical Returns for a large global asset manager. The main portrait I had already created for another publication but 2 additional portraits were needed to complement that one. The ti ...

American Writer’s Museum

A friend of mine (thanks Jen!) just sent me a link to a New York Times article about the American Writer’s Museum, which opens in Chicago on May 16, 2017. Very excited to visit the museum during my stay in Chicago for the Urban Sketchers Symposium ...

You Never Know

Something I always tell my students is, “you never know.” As in, you never know what making art and putting it out there in the world will create in your life. About two years ago, I received an email from a man named Josh. He had written a poem ...

Robb Report Insider Secrets

I was commissioned to illustrate a series of “insider secrets” for the May issue of The Robb Report. The Robb Report is a luxury lifestyle magazine and each time I work for them I’m given glimpses into what real money can buy. It’s always fun ...

The Boston Globe-The Golden Legend

I was asked to illustrate last Sunday’s book review feature for The Boston Globe. It was an intense and complicated story with a few poignant moments from which I was able to put together images. None more powerful than when main character Nargis s ...

The Boston Globe

Excited to share my first piece for The Boston Globe. I was asked to illustrate a review of the book Hourglass by Dani Shapiro. I always enjoy the challenge of creating more conceptual work and I’m really happy with how this turned out, especially ...

New portrait

Here is the latest from my continuing series of portraits for the Chicago Booth School of Business. Here is Roxanne. Ink & Watercolor. And a few work-in-progress shots below… ...

LONDON BABY!

My apologies for the Friends reference, but it’s just how we refer to London in my house when we are excited. I was made aware that I don’t share as much as I should when the following material was presented to close friends over the 2016 holiday ...

“TODAY I AM A MUSLIM TOO” TIMES SQUARE RALLY

Last Sunday, organizers put together a rally in New York’s Times Square, titled: “Today, I am a Muslim Too.” The rally was set up as an a-political event in support of the large Muslim population of NYC. As an entry for so many immigrants for s ...

WALL STREET JOURNAL

I had a really fun job land on my board last week, an editorial illustration for the Wall Street Journal’s Off Duty section. The article was about the debate over which wine is superior, that of a single vineyard, or a blend. Here are the 2 sketche ...

COULD YOU BE MY NEIGHBOR?

Taking stock of all that happened last year, one project refilled the well with the unexpected. On the heals of the Mystic show I jumped at the chance to return to one of my formative creative passions and see if it still caused the same sparks it al ...
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