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Monika Aichele, GER
Monika is an Illustrator and Designer living in Berlin, Germany. She got her experiences by traveling the world and has been living in New York and Barcelona for many years. Her works and painted boxes have been exibited in New York, London, Barcelona, Rome, Naples, Venice, just to mention a few places. The “Angry White Monkey Inflatables” she did for Stefan Sagmeister and the Six-Cities-Festival was exhibited at Miami Art Basel and at Deitch Project New York. She has exhibited in Centre Pompidou in Paris, in Tokyo and Lisbon.

Monika’s work is has been widely recognized and included in many annuals including American Illustration, Society of Illustrators, SPD, The Art Directors Club, Print Magazine and 3×3 Magazine.

Among her clients are The New York Times, The New Yorker, Time Magazine, Print Magazine, Nylon Magazine, Entertainment Weekly, Random House, Princeton Architectural Press, Klettverlag, Doubleday Books, Bloomsbury, the Walrus Magazine, Der Spiegel and Universal-Music.

Kathryn Adams, CAN

Kathryn Adams is a Toronto illustrator and she is an educator at Sheridan College and the Ontario College of Art and Design. She has been an illustrator for 22 years and recently began creating embroidered work under the name of Sophie. Her awards include American Illustration, 3 x 3, Applied Arts and the Art Directors Club of Canada.

Scott Bakal, USA
Scott Bakal, an artist for 15 years has had commercial clients including the Wall Street Journal, The Washington Post, eBay, Time Inc., Penthouse Magazine and Discover Magazine to name only a few. Bakal’s new book Me + the Devil, both written and illustrated by him, is about the legendary story of Robert Johnson and the tale of going to the crossroads and selling his soul to the devil. This limited edition book has won 20 major recognitions including the prestigious Silver Medal from the Society of Illustrator and a Gold Medal from Creative Quarterly.

Scott Bakal’s work has been recognized and awarded by all the major illustration competitions including American Illustration, Society of Illustrators, SILA, 3X3, Spectrum and Communication Arts.

Barry Blitt, USA
Montreal native, Blitt’s work can be seen in a variety of publications including the New York Times Op-Ed Page, McSweeneys, Entertainment Weekly, Rolling Stone and Vanity Fair. Included amongst his numerous covers for the New Yorker, is the controversial Barack and Michelle Obama cover, which made headlines during the recent 2008 Presidential Election.

Clemente Botelho, CAN
Clemente Botelho was educated in Toronto, Paris and Florence, Italy where he now directs summer Painting and Journaling workshops. Clemente has contributed to the form and philosophy of international corporate, institutional and publishing clients. His images and ideas have been awarded publication in Communication Arts, The Society of Illustrators (NYC), Applied Arts Awards, and American Illustration (electronic), and his paintings are held in private collections in Italy, UK, and across North America.

Julia Breckenreid, CAN
Julia’s illustration work, conceptual and intuitive, has garnered recognition from many awards annuals and associations, most recently 3×3 Magazine, American Illustration, the Society of Illustrators (LA), ‘Lurzer’s Archive’ and featured in Taschen’s ‘Illustration Now 2!’. A selection of her clients include; The Washington Post, The National Post, The Globe and Mail, Maclean’s, MORE, Martha Stewart’s Body + Soul, Brides, Chronicle Books, Penguin and Henry Holt books.

Her first children’s book ‘An Eye for Color, The Story of Josef Albers’, published by Henry Holt, will be released in the spring of 2009.

Julia’s combined skills as an educator and advocate have led her to curate many shows and projects, most notably, the ‘Boys’ Club’ and ‘NYC, Real + Imagined’. She was ‘Events Chair’ of ICON5, a bi-annual worldwide illustration conference held in New York in 2008. Julia is also in her sixth year instructing illustration students at Sheridan College.

Calef Brown, USA
Calef Brown is an illustrator, painter, and writer. He has worked as a freelance illustrator for Time, Rolling Stone, Spin , Newsweek, The New York Times, Slate, The New Yorker, The Los Angeles Times, and numerous other newspapers and magazines. He has created art for advertising, CD and Book covers, murals and packaging.

His first children’s book, Polkabats and Octopus Slacks: 14 Stories went to #1 on, and is now its seventh printing. He has followed it with Dutch Sneakers and Fleakeepers:14 More Stories, Tippintown: A Guided Tour, and Flamingos on the Roof : Poems and Paintings, a 64 page collection of verse and artwork that debuted at #1 on the New York Times Bestseller List for Children’s Picture Books. His newest collection– Soup for Breakfast : Poems and Pictures has just been released.

His paintings and drawings have been exhibited in galleries in New York , Los Angeles and San Francisco, and in 2000, he was included in “America Illustrated”, the inaugural exhibit at the new National Gallery of Modern and Contemporary Art in Rome.

Michael Byers, CAN
Michael Byers’ witty, thought provoking images can make you laugh, make you think. His ideas are generated from the life that surrounds him. His award winning illustrations have made it into some major publications such as BusinessWeek Magazine, LA Times, Family Circle, Bicycling, Outside Magazine, Explore Magazine, and the Atlantic Monthly. He has exhibited his work in Toronto in a number of group shows. He can also be found in various illustration annuals such as the 3×3 annual and American Illustration 27.

Alejandro Cardona, CAN
Cardona’s client list includes, Reader’s Digest, Maisonneuve Magazine, Red Bull Music Academy and Feathertale and Museums of Burlington.
Published works have garnered recognition in Applied Arts Magazine “Youngblood Feature” Emerging artist, Illustrophile, American Illustration 26 and Creative Quarterly

Sophie Casson, CAN
Sophie has been a freelance illustrator for 13 years, her inspiration comes from various street art forms, from stencil art to bad silk screened posters, and graffiti. She has been selected by American Illustration, Applied Arts and LUX two years in a row, and invited to participate in the prestigious 3×3 directory. Her images have appeared in the a variety of publications including, the Globe and Mail, Businessweek, Canadian Business, report on Business, Châtelaine, l’Actualité.

Nishant Choksi, UK
Nishant Choksi is an award-winning illustrator who works for a range of clients across advertising, book publishing and editorial fields. Most recently he worked on a prominent ad campaign for Vodafone, which appeared in stores and on billboards globally and have been animated for television.
His work with JWT on the Berocca press ad was short listed for a D&AD award and was a winner of 2 Creative Circle awards in 2008.

Nishant had a successful 4 person show at the Coningsby Gallery in London this autumn and is working on a large book project with Macmillan.
Clients include: The Guardian, TIME, Vanity Fair, LA Times, Esquire, GQ, The FT, Fast Company, The Independent and Dyson.

Joe Ciardiello, USA
Over his 30 plus year career, Joe Ciardiello has created illustrations for most major magazines and newspapers as well as for advertising clients, book publishers and record companies. His portraits appear regularly in the New York Times Book Review. Among his many awards are 4 medals from the Society of Illustrators. A drummer as well, Joe has been playing in various bands since the age of 16.

Greg Clarke, USA
Clarke’s work has appeared in all manner of publications including Rolling Stone, The New Yorker, The Atlantic Monthly, and Time. Corporate clients have included Chase Bank, Volkswagen, Purina, and Fox Television. He is a regular contributor to BLAB!, an irreverent comic anthology. He’s been recognized with awards from American Illustration, Communication Arts, and the New York Society of Illustrators, and was recently profiled in issue #8 of 3×3 magazine. He leads a life of controlled chaos with his wife, two kids, and one cat in Newbury Park, California.

Fernanda Cohen, USA
Fernanda Cohen is an Argentine illustrator based in New York. Her personal work has won over 50 awards worldwide, and her commercial work can be seen in The New Yorker, Time, The New York Times, The Guardian, Scholastic, W Hotels, Soho House Hotels, Sex and the City, Nokia, Target, Paper and MTV among others. She has her own line of illustrated porcelain china, post-it notes, handbags, tea towels and notebooks. She is also a faculty member at the School of Visual Arts, the vice- president of the board of directors of ICON, and the coordinator of special lectures at the Society of Illustrators of New York.

Timothy Cook, USA
Timothy Cook’s unique style of artwork combines traditional printmaking techniques and digital media. He illustrates for many publications and companies including TIME Magazine, The New York Times, The Wall Street Journal, BusinessWeek, National Public Radio, PepsiCo and MasterCard. He has received awards and recognition from the American Institute of Graphic Arts, Communication Arts, Print, 3×3 and The Society of Publication Designers. He was recently announced as a medalist in the Society of Illustrators Annual Exhibition. Timothy has served on the boards of the Illustrators Club and the American Institute of Graphic Arts in Washington, DC. He has had the pleasure of teaching illustration at art schools in São Paulo and Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. Timothy recently completed a commission for the design and installation of stained-glass windows in an italian church outside of Rome.

Sandra Dionisi, CAN
Dionisi’s images have graced the likes of Rolling Stone, The Atlantic Monthly, The Washington Post, The New York Times, Pen Canada, Macleans, Canadian Business and The Harvard Business Review and a Labour Day 2000 Stamp for Canadian Post. Her works have appeared on book covers for Penguin, Henry Holt and Macmillan Publishers and others. Corporate clients include Bell Canada, The Richard Ivey School of Business, Tory’s and CNN. A series of works appeared in Manhattan Theater Club’s promotions for their 2008/09 season.

In 2007 Sandra created The Bepo+ Mimi Project, a strategic initiative designed to shift industry and public awareness of the inherent value of original artwork.

Virginie Egger, CAN
Virginie was born in Switzerland. After studying at École des arts décoratifs de Genève, she crossed the Atlantic to work in Québec’s animated movie industry and freelance illustrator. She creates illustrations for magazines and for the children books.

Her client list includes: L’Actualité, CAMO, Canadian Business, Canadian Wildlife Federation, Châtelaine, Commerce, Communication-Jeunesse, Courrier International, Les Débrouillards, Educ’alcool, En Route, Festival Bleu Métropolis, the Gazette, la Gazette des Femmes, Géo Plein Air, ICGQ Communications, Major League Baseball New-York, la Presse, Québec Science, Reader’s Digest, Redbook and Red Herring.

Henry Fong, CAN
Henry is a graduate from Sheridan College’s Classical Animation. He has worked in the film and television industry in Toronto and Montreal as a lighting designer for animation, a conceptual artist for feature films and games trailers, as a freelance illustrator and graphic designer for various entertainment media. In his spare time, Henry enjoys painting, collecting books on art and listening to The Clash.

Henry’s clients include: Universal Pictures,The Mummy: Tomb of the Dragon Emperor, Death Race, Lion gate films, The Punisher: War Zone, SK films Toronto,Greatest Journey IMAX, Atlantic records, Billy talent II, Warner music Canada, Billy Talent 666 Live DVD, Universal music Canada, Ubisoft Entertainment Canada, Prince of Persia, And Streetball, Splinter Cell, FarCry Instinct.

Scott Galley, CAN
Scott Galley is an award winning illustrator, and designer who’s work has appeared in most most major North American publications and a variety of national campaigns over the last decade. His clients include: Nintendo, The New York Times, Scholastic, The National Arts Centre, Time, The Wall Street Journal, Disney, Johnson and Johnson, The Boston Globe and Citifinancial.

Karen Greenberg, USA
Karen Greenberg is a self taught illustrator residing in New York City. After 10 years as an art director in the beauty business, she left the corporate world to embark on her own design and illustration career with an emphasis on the music and entertainment industry. Now focusing solely on her illustration work, she spans the worlds of editorial and book publishing, advertising, and packaging. From Australia to Japan to Los Angeles to the UK, her work continues to become more global in it’s reach and application. Among her many accolades is a Grammy® nomination for best packaging of the Blue Note 60th Anniversary boxed set and a recent commission of painted wall textures for Soho 119 retail clothing stores designed by Gensler and Associates.

Bob Hambly, CAN
Bob Hambly lives and works in Toronto, Canada. He received his B.F.A. from the Philadelphia College of Art. Someone once said his illustrations were “beautifully simple and friendly” and that pretty much says it all. Among his numerous clients over the years Bob has illustrated weekly columns for both Time magazine (5 years) and the New York Times Sunday Magazine (12 years). His illustrations have garnered him awards both nationally and internationally.

Jeff Jackson, CAN
Jeff has been working as an artist for 30 years. His editorial illustrations been published internationally including The New York Times, Azure, The New Yorker, The Frankfurter Algemein Magazine, Elle (France), and Metropolitan Home. Recent projects include designing a clock face for Citizen (Japan), creating a 30 piece installation for Steelcase Canada’s head office and designing a rug for a New York apartment for James Biber Architect (Pentagram).

Jeff also exhibits his work in galleries in Toronto, New York, Paris and Tokyo. He is
currently working on 2 shows on an Italian theme to be exhibited at the Carrier Gallery in Toronto in June 2009 and October 2010.

Blair Kelly, CAN
Blair Kelly works traditionally with linocut which enables him to get his hands dirty in the studio and maintain an element of surprise through the ‘beautiful accidents’ that happen while printing. His illustrations have appeared in newspapers, magazines & animation on posters, t-shirts & pillows. Clients include Time Magazine, Newsweek, Forbes, NY Times, LA Times, Matador Records, Utne Reader, MacWorld Magazine, Wine Spectator, The Institute for Competitiveness & Prosperity, The Bend Independent Film Festival & President’s Choice, with recognition from American Illustration, 3×3 & Applied Arts. Blair has exhibited his work in Toronto, Calgary & Portland.

Jon Krause, USA
Jon Krause creates images that are typically characterized by a sense of calm that masks an elegant edginess and witty irony. His intelligent, thought-provoking illustrations firmly grasp the viewers attention at first glance, but the second glance is often rewarded with an unexpected visual twist. Jon executes his compelling concepts with strong compositions and a tastefully subdued color palette.
He has illustrated for many national and international clients including Time, Forbes, Businessweek, The Atlantic, and Random House, and his work has been awarded by all of the major illustration annuals.

Philippe Lardy, FRA
Philippe Lardy is an illustrator and painter. He co-publishes “GIN & COMIX”, an international showcase of artists with fellow illustrator Jose Ortega. Included among his numerous clients are the New York Times, Time Magazine, Rolling Stone, The New Yorker, Levi’s, Bluenote Records and Disney. He is the co-founder of le Crayon, the Society of French Illustration. He produces editorial illustrations and gallery art, both of which have been widely exhibited. Lardy has been honored with awards such as American Illustration, Communication Arts, the Society of Illustrators, PRINT magazine or GRAPHIS.

Anson Liaw, CAN
Anson’s has garnered recognition and awards for his illustration work from American Illustration, Society of Illustrators West (SILA), Applied Arts Photography & Illustration Awards Annuals, Applied Arts Design & Advertising Awards Annuals, COUPE International Design & Image Competitions, Kenneth R. Wilson (KRW) Awards by the Canadian Business Press, 3×3, The Magazine of Contemporary Illustration, 3×3 Pro Show Illustration Annual, Luerzer’s ARCHIVE “200 Best Illustrators” Worldwide, The Bepo & Mimi Project and The SpeakEasy Illustration Show.

Anson’s client list includes Time Magazine, Business Week, McDonald’s, The Bata Shoe Museum Gift Shop, FEDEX, The New York Times, The Wall Street Journal, Nestle, Nortel, Los Angeles Times, The Harvard Business Review, Loblaws Branding Ltd., Second Cup Coffee Company, Canadian Business, Simon & Schuster New York, The Chicago Tribune, New Scientist, MORE Magazine U.S.A., The National Ballet of Canada, Rocky Mountain Chocolates, On Nature Magazine, Bank of Montreal (BMO), Holt Renfrew, Swiss Chalet, Saveur Magazine, Arthritis Today Magazine, Atlas Wines, AT & T, The Houghton Mifflin Company, Prentice Hall, Zerox, Canon, 3×3. Most recently, his illustration work graces the exterior, interior and overall branding concept at the newly renovated Mercatto restaurant in downtown Toronto.

Greg Mably, CAN
Greg Mably is a graduate of the Ontario College of Art and Design in Toronto. He has worked as an illustrator for 17 years and his art has appeared in publications worldwide. Notable clients include Newsweek, Time, The New York Times, Fortune, Fast Company, Mastercard, Atlantic Records, Aquent & National Post Business. His work has been put to use in a range of applications: animation, wrapping paper, greeting cards, posters & cd covers. In addition he has received recognition from American Illustration and the AIGA.

Monika Melnychuk, CAN
Monika Melnychuk is a transient illustrator who has worked out of Los Angeles, Toronto, and Whitehorse. She’s had a successful career for the past 10 years which has resulted in several wine labels for west coast wineries including the award winning Blasted Church series. Her work has been recognized by Communication Arts, Applied Arts, The LA County Fair and the London International County Fair. Her work has also appeared in many other publications such as New York Times, The Wall Street Journal, KidsCAN Press. When not illustrating Monika enjoys biking, sketching in coffee shops and hanging out with her dogs Boogaloo and Sid.

Joe Morse, CAN
Joe Morse’s images, a combination of paint, and dangerous solvents have been commissioned by clients worldwide including, Major League Baseball, Nike Europe, Universal Pictures, Coca Cola and Target. His artwork has graced the pages of major magazines and newspapers worldwide, a partial list includes The New Yorker, RollingStone, The Times of London, Fortune, GQ, The New York Times and the LA Times.
He has been recognized with over 150 international awards and has lectured in Europe and the US on his work. His work is presently on exhibit in Chicago, in the show, ‘Paint to Print’ at ‘C’ Space Gallery. Joe’s art is in numerous corporate and private collections, including filmmaker Spike Lee.

Alex Nabaum, USA
Alex Nabaum was born in 1973 and studied at the Denver Art Students League and at Utah State University, where he graduated cum laude with a BFA. He is a member of the Society of Illustrators NY. His work has appeared in American Illustration, Communication Arts, 3×3 ProShow, Society of Illustrators New York and PRINT annuals. He has received a Gold Medal from the Society of Illustrators of Los Angeles and First Place in the 2008 AltPick awards. He is a regular contributor to TIME, Newsweek and the New York Times. His work has also appeared inside Rolling Stone, ESPN, National Geographic and on the cover of Forbes, New Republic, the Progressive, Stanford and Havard’s magazines. His last group show was “Politics 2008” at the Society of Illustrators in New York.

Jose Ortega, CAN
Jose is an artist and entrepreneur originally from Ecuador. He established himself as an illustrator in New York City, and later moved to Canada. Jose has become a prominent figure in Toronto’s music and visual arts scene. He has worked on art commissions for clients such as Absolut, MTV, Apple Computers, Bloomingdale’s, Sony Music, Amnesty International and the New York Times. Jose has been the subject of numerous articles in international art and design journals and has received awards from organizations such as the Society of Illustrators, American Illustration, Print, Communication Arts and Graphis.

Ortega has also worked on many public art commissions including a series of mosaic murals for two NYC subway stations and a stained glass window for the Buckingham Hotel. Ortega’s recent projects are a series of murals for Dundas West BIA and postage stamp designs for the US and Ecuadorian postal services.

Ortega is also co-founder and artistic director of Lula Lounge – a world-class performance venue in Toronto showcasing a diverse line-up of upcoming and established artists .
His newest project is SMASH, a gallery of architectural artifacts mainly sourced from Buenos Aires.

Joe Parisi, USA
Joe moves between the world of graphic design and illustration and combines the two disciplines whenever possible.His client list includes The United States Ski and Snowboard Association, The University of Baltimore Law School, RIVA Snowboards, and The Michael Ochs Archive. He has also created CD package designs for Smithsonian Folkways.

Edel Rodriguez, USA
Cuban born, Rodriguez is a regular contributor to The New Yorker, TIME Magazine, and The New York Times. He has created posters for Broadway shows and film posters, has illustrated five children’s books, and shows his work regularly in gallery exhibits worldwide. A stamp he created for the United States Postal Service was released in the Summer of 2005.

Robert Saunders, USA
Robert Saunders, a graduate of the Rhode Island School of Design, has been an illustrator for 27 years. Over the years his work has won recognition from the Society of Illustrators NY, The Society of Illustrators of LA, Communication Arts, Print Regional Design Annual, The Art Directors Club, New England Press Association, and the Advertising Club of Boston, winning Best of Show, Silver Medal, and Best Cover awards, and he is profiled in two books on illustration. He has worked for hundreds of clients, including The Atlantic Monthly, Baltimore Sun, Coca-Cola, Entertainment Weekly, Fidelity Investments, Forbes FYI, Fortune, Golf Digest, Harvard Business Review, Los Angeles Times, Merck, The New York Times, Reader’s Digest, U.S. News & World Report, Volkswagen, Wall Street Journal, Washington Post, and Wine Spectator. He is a lifelong jazz musician and former drummer.

Thom Sevalrud, CAN
Thom’s illustration work has received numerous awards and multiple recognition from American Illustration, Communication Arts, Applied Arts Magazine, The Art Directors Club of Toronto, and Studio Magazine among others. His work is featured in the publication ‘The Big Book of Illustration Ideas’. He has created work a wide variety of clients including Business Week, Utne Reader, Mother Jones, Chicago Tribune, Rolling Stone, German Vogue, Canada Post (a stamp for the Millennium Collection), Sun Life Financial, United Airlines, Double Day Canada, Mudd Puddle Books, Duncan Baird Publishers, and TD Canada Trust. His book covers have been commissioned for markets in Italy, Germany and Great Britain.

Other performance based work has been featured at the Toronto Arts Council, Paul Petro Gallery, Zsa Zsa, Weewerk, Buddies In Bad Times Theatre, and at the inaugural Nuit Blanche where Shannon and Thom, along with a team of performers, re-staged their ‘Winter Performance’ from the rooftop of the Ontario College of Art and Design.

Lena Sjoberg, SWE
Lena Sjoberg (born 1970 in Sweden) works as an professional illustrator and writer. Since graduated from University Collage of Arts, Crafts and Design in Stockholm she has been commissioned by clients as: NHS (UK), Time Warner/Abacus (UK), The Swedish Government, The Swedish Alcohol Retailing Monopoly, various of magazines, advertising agencies and publishing houses. She is represented in Sweden by Soderberg Agency.

Lena lives in the Swedish countryside with her family and has published two books for children and two for adult readers. Her clients include Time Warner/Abacus (UK), The Swedish Government, The Swedish Alcohol Retailing Monopoly, Children’s Rights in Society COOP/Mersmak, Damernas Värld, Dagens Nyheter, HOUSE, Vi Föräldrar, Komet, Karavan, Appelberg, Åkesson & Curry, Stockholm Södra, Kollo, Draft, Precedent (UK), Catt & Co.

Michael Sloan, USA
Michael Sloan spent several years working as a printmaker in Paris, France and Venice, Italy before moving to New York City in 1989. His illustrations first appeared on the Op-Ed page of The New York Times, where he remains a frequent contributor to the Letters column. He is the creator of the Professor Nimbus books and comics, and his graphic novel The Heresy of Professor Nimbus was awarded a silver medal from the Society of Illustrators. He is also the bass player in the all-illustrators jazz band The Half-Tones, playing alongside drummer and fellow illustrator Joe Ciardiello.

Brian Stauffer, USA
“The work of Miami-based cover illustrator Brian Stauffer has appeared in over 300 magazines world-wide including the New York Times, Rolling Stone, the Village Voice, and The New Yorker, among others. His portrait in 2000 of George W. Bush for the Nation was named among of the Top 40 Magazine Covers of the Past 40 Years (number 23) by the American Society of Magazine Editors.”

James Steinberg, USA
James Steinberg graduated from the Rhode Island School of Design in 1980 and has been illustrating since then. He has done work for book covers, CD covers, magazines, annual reports, postage stamps, web sites, software programs, and capabilities brochures. James has often appeared in the Communication Arts, American Illustration, Society of Illustrators and Print Regional Award annuals. James is a passionate Jazz fan and a student of the saxophone. He lives with his family in Amherst Massachusetts.
His client list includes: U.S. Postal Service, Reebok, Polygram Records, Rykodisc, Windham Hill, Strathmore Paper, Price Waterhouse, Astra-Merck Pharmaceuticals, Johnson & Johnson, Harvard University, Time magazine, Business Week, The New York Times, The L.A. Times, The New Yorker, Newsweek, The Wall Street Journal, Reader’s Digest, Microsoft, Working Assets, as well as many others.

Otto Steininger, USA
Otto Steininger lives and works as an illustrator and animator in New York City. His work has appeared in The New Yorker, The New York Times, Toronto Life, Business Week, The Washington Post, The Wall Street Journal, the BBC American Airlines, Bloomingdale’s, The Getty Museum L.A., Motorola, Condé Nast Traveler, Internet World Japan, New York Magazineand many other publications, including book covers, brochures and calendars throughout the United States, Canada, Europe and Japan and has won numerous awards. He has also designed two watches for Swatch and a book on rubber. Other projects include a campaign for Nike in Toronto and an animated TV spot for a Beethoven-Festival in Portugal and Japan.
One of his more unusual projects was a two-month stay with the United Nations’ mission in East Timor to design posters, murals and other graphics as the country was gearing up to its first democratic elections.

Katherine Streeter, USA
Katherine Streeter lives in New York City where she creates work for both commercial purposes and for gallery spaces globally. A few of her clients include The New York Times, Harper Collins, Time Magazine, and Warner Brothers/ Reprise Records, which involved creating a cover for a music guide catalogue . She has also been awarded and recognized by American Illustration, Communication Arts, Print, and the Society of Illustrators.
Currently, she is part of a traveling exhibit in Italy titled “The Fabulous Coloured Pencils of the World”
which includes 25 women artists world wide.

Lorraine Tuson, CAN
Lorraine Tuson was born in Canada, and raised in the UK. Her diverse background includes Art Director, Partner in a design company, educator and award-winning illustrator. Her clients include, Ford Motor Company, Gallo Wines, The Washington Post, Forbes and Delta Airlines.
Lorraine’s work has been recognized by American Illustration, Print, Communication Arts, The Society of Illustrators NY, and the Advertising and Design Club of Canada.
Her art has been exhibited in both Canada and the U.S. and is in numerous private collections.

Rosemary Travale, CAN
Travale’s vibrant gouache paintings are filled with bold shapes and clever characters that show off a mid-century influence she has adopted and transformed into an unmistakably unique style. She was selected as one of five up and coming Canadian illustrators to take part in a featured exhibition at the Bear and Bird Gallery in Lauderhill, Florida in 2007.
She is currently working with the Berkely Public Children’s Library for their mascot redesign. Her clients include Canadian Family, Shameless Magazine, Whitecap Books, Labatt Breweries, and The University Of British Columbia.






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