Taylor Callery | Boston University

Taylor Callery | Boston University

Taylor Callery illustrated the Fall 2019 cover and interior spread for Boston University School of Law’s alumni magazine, The Record. Taylor’s work illustrates the magazine’s focus on criminal justice reform titled, “Unbreaking The System.” See more of Taylor’s work here.

Yuta Onoda | Oprah Magazine

Yuta Onoda | Oprah Magazine

Yuta Onoda created an illustration to accompany a book review of Lisa See’s The Island Of Sea Women in the latest issue of O, the Oprah Magazine. Yuta captures the complexity of this rich and compelling novel about two women free divers in Korea who after WW2 as elders, look back on their bond, their […]

Winners of American Illustration 38

Winners of American Illustration 38

Rapp artists continue their tradition of success in the American Illustration Annual by placing seven artists in this year’s Annual. This juried competition is a highly sought after accolade for illustrators around the globe, showcasing the best in illustration carefully selected from thousands of submissions. Congratulations to our winners this year: David Brinley, Nigel Buchanan […]

Stephanie Dalton Cowan | Peabody Magazine

Stephanie Dalton Cowan | Peabody Magazine

Stephanie Dalton Cowan beautifully depicts a conversation about the future of classical music in her illustration for Peabody Magazine’s article “A New Dialogue.” See more of Stephanie’s work here.

Planet E(art)h

Planet E(art)h

“The Earth without art is just eh“ Planet Earth is one of our illustrators’ most visited subjects. Whether it be an informational map, quirky cartoon or pointed graphic, there are infinite ways to re-imagine this blue and green globe that we all call home. These illustrations guide powerful conversations about sustainability, diversity, economics, and climate […]

Yuta Onoda | Spectrum 26

Yuta Onoda | Spectrum 26

We’re excited to announce that illustrator, Yuta Onoda’s project has been selected for Spectrum 26, a group that promotes the fantastic arts and provide an annual showcase for contemporary artists. The piece titled “MoMo x 4”   the idea is based on a Japanese folklore hero named Momotaro. Congrats Yuta! See more work by Yuta here.  

Gordon Studer | AOPA

Gordon Studer | AOPA

  Conceptual Illustrator, Gordon Studer was commissioned by client, AOPA to illustrate the front cover for their 1903 Pilot Magazine. See more work by Gordon here.

Stephanie Dalton Cowan | 2Communique

Stephanie Dalton Cowan | 2Communique

Stephanie Dalton Cowan, illustrated the cover image and spot illustrations for 2Communique’s BizEd Magazine. The article explores navigating a leadership position as a recent business graduate during times of “conflict, change, and social upheaval.” To see more work by Stephanie, click here.

J.F Podevin | Princeton Magazine

J.F Podevin | Princeton Magazine

Illustrating Einstein’dream of a grand unified theory : J.F. Podevin created these three illustrations for Catherine Zandonella, editor of  Princeton University Magazine. The goal was to create a single image that connected the large scale of the Universe to the small scale of Quantum particles. Both paradigms shared an  M.C. Escher look-alike design,  more appropriately referred to as […]

Taylor Callery | The New York Times

Taylor Callery | The New York Times

ThankGodIt’sMonday said no one, ever. Yesterday, The New York Times business section led with a story on Millenials’ performative workaholism. With their catchy uplifting phrases like “Rise and Grind” at Nike and Shark Tank, workers are logging 18-hour work days so they can #hustle on Instagram later. Taylor Callery illustrated the “Hustle Culture” with their tech gadgets and […]

PJ Loughran | The New York Times Best Television Dramas

PJ Loughran | The New York Times Best Television Dramas

The Sopranos is the greatest TV show of all time.  Period. End of Story!  And this month is the 20th anniversary of the show’s debut.  The Sopranos changed TV forever and this past Sunday’s Arts & Leisure section of the New York Times did a story on the best 20 shows over the past 20 […]

Anna Godeassi | Wall Street Journal

Anna Godeassi | Wall Street Journal

The multi-talented Anna Godeassi has illustrated this piece for Wall Street Journal’s “Why Forgetfulness Might Actually Help You”  which discusses how actual forgetfulness may indicate a healthy level of creativity and focus. Who knew? See more work by Anna here.

Sean McCabe | Texas Highways

Sean McCabe | Texas Highways

Photo-illustrator, Sean McCabe was commissioned to work on the front cover illustration for client, Texas Highways December Issue, “12 Trips for 2019”. The January issue features 12 trips to take in the coming year, plus where to find the world’s largest cowboy boots, pecan, pizza, and more right here in Texas. AD: Mark Mahorsky See more […]

Aleksey Rico | ACC DOCKET

Aleksey Rico | ACC DOCKET

Aleksey worked with art director, Sara Boyer at Bussolati to illustrate a cover for  ACC Docket‘s “It’s Coming from Inside: How to Educate Your Board of Directors on Insider Threats” September Issue. From Drafts to Final, Aleksey provides a glimpse of the process to the final cover. See more editorial work from Aleksey here.    

John Dykes | Santa Clara Magazine

John Dykes | Santa Clara Magazine

John Dykes was selected to illustrate the wraparound cover for Santa Clara Magazine. He helped celebrate Santa Clara University’s Best in the West designation from U.S. News & World Report by illustrating some other bests and firsts of California and the Bay Area AD: DJ Stout/ Pentagram Austin See more editorial work by John here and let […]

Taylor Callery | Wall Street Journal

Taylor Callery | Wall Street Journal

Illustrator, Taylor Callery has been quite busy with work in the last few months. Here is his most recent piece for the Wall Street Journal’s Life & Art’s Section. The illustration accompanies the article, “Hey, That’s My Idea: When Your Boss Steals Your Work”   where the article discusses the frustration when a manager takes undue credit from […]

2019 Tote Bag Winners

2019 Tote Bag Winners

This year, we received incredible concepts for our 2019 tote bags from our brilliant artists and these are the winning designs.  The bags come with our illustration look books where you can see fantastic examples of the work in bright printed living color.  Douglas Jones went with a timelessly quirky idea for the year of the […]

Yuta Onoda | Society of Illustrators

Yuta Onoda | Society of Illustrators

The multi-talented Yuta Onoda is known for his ability to illuminate fictional worlds.  His cover illustration for Nahoko Uehashi’s “The Beast Player” has been accepted into the Society of Illustrators 61 book and exhibition.  The novel is a YA fantasy about a girl with the special power to communicate with magical beasts, who tries to […]

Gwen Keraval | Washington Post

Gwen Keraval | Washington Post

Happy Cyber Monday! Illustrator, Gwen Keraval was commissioned by Washington Post art director of Clare Ramirez to create this cover piece for their Holiday Tech Guide. It’s a fun, toy-inspired cover to inspire people who are starting the holiday shopping madness. See more of Gwen’s work here.          

John Jay Cabuay | Texas Highway Magazine

John Jay Cabuay | Texas Highway Magazine

John Jay Cabuay was recently commissioned to create full-page illustrations for the December issue of Texas Highways magazine. In the article, “A Solo Traveler Takes A Road Trip Through Her State of Mind” writer, Sarah Hepola, writes an ode to the solo female road trip. John Jay’s is able to capture a sense of independence of the […]

Traci Daberko | The New York Times

Traci Daberko | The New York Times

Traci Daberko created an illustration and animated gif for the New York Times Sunday Real Estate section article, “Winter Is Coming“. The story discusses how homeowners should prepare and make sure their homes are ready for the first deep freeze of the season. Her illustration cleverly depicts a home inside a snow globe/thermostat with the sun […]

J.F. Podevin | The New York Times

J.F. Podevin | The New York Times

Jean-Francois Podevin was asked by Minh Uong, art director for The New York Times Sunday Business section, to create an illustration and GIF animation for the article, “Hey A.I., Let’s Ponder Earthquakes“, which discusses how A.I. techniques are aiding scientists in analyzing massive amounts of data. This could greatly improve accuracy, enabling them to predict […]

Daniel Hertzberg | The New York Times

Daniel Hertzberg | The New York Times

Daniel Hertzberg was approached byThe New York Times to create an illustration and gif to accompany the article “There Goes The Sun” which discussed how in the New York real estate market, many buyers choose their homes based on the amount of available light. Daniel truly took the notion of “let there be light” to […]

Yuta Onoda | Investment News

Yuta Onoda | Investment News

Editorial genius, Yuta Onoda was assigned to work on the latest issue of InvestmentNews magazine to accompany an article titled “The Long Road Back.”  For the direction of the assignment, the article was about the troubles Wells Fargo is having/going through at the moment and Yuta was asked to come up with a piece that […]

Anna Godeassi | The New York Times

Anna Godeassi | The New York Times

In today’s paper for ” The New York Times, the headline grabbing article, “How To Retire in Your 30’s With $1 Million in the Bank” was accompanied by this conceptual illustration by Anna Godeassi.  Anna’s editorial style captures the essence of the article where the everyday reader relates to working a never ending job with dreams of […]

John Jay Cabuay | Boston University, School of Public Health Magazine

John Jay Cabuay | Boston University, School of Public Health Magazine

Illustrator, John Jay Cabuay created a lovely series of six full-page portraits for Boston University’s School of Public Health Magazine. The issue was devoted to highlighting members of the BU community that are change leaders in public health education. Sandro Galea, Dean of the School of Public Health, was extremely happy with this edition of the […]

Jeffrey Smith | Aretha Franklin: Queen of Soul

Jeffrey Smith | Aretha Franklin: Queen of Soul

On August 16, 2018, The world received the tragic news of the passing of Aretha Franklin, The Queen of Soul. Fans all around the world mourned the loss of the legacy. From politicians- both Republican and Democrat to musicians from a spectrum of genres, and of course artists, that paid tribute in the best way […]

Dan Page | D Magazine

Dan Page | D Magazine

Award-winning conceptual illustrator, Dan Page, was recently commissioned by art director, Nick Leibold of D Magazine to illustrate their annual medical directory. Dan’s strong compelling images represent the symptoms of health topics such as Allergies, Alzheimer’s, Arthritis, Crohn’s/Colitis, Insomnia and Heart health.  The genius of Dan’s work is his concepts that uniquely speak to each […]

Robert Neubecker | Opera News

Robert Neubecker | Opera News

Client: Opera News | Description: Neubecker creates a full page spread and spot illustration which shows opera singers resonating with their their community. The article, “Unlimited Engagement,” discusses how “U.S. opera companies are creating strategies to involve Hispanic audiences.” View Neubecker’s portfolio here   

Foster | Crain’s

Foster | Crain’s

Client: Crain’s Magazine | Description: Phil Foster’s cover shows how the city’s biggest landlords are embracing proptech.

Jean-Manuel Duvivier | Sarah Lawrence College

Jean-Manuel Duvivier | Sarah Lawrence College

Client: Sarah Lawrence College | Description: Jean-Manuel creates graphic and textured illustrations of ancient Greece to support President Cristle Collins Judd’s inaugural theme of democracy and education.  

Peter and Maria Hoey | Teaching Tolerance

Peter and Maria Hoey | Teaching Tolerance

Client: Teaching Tolerance | Description: The illustration accompanies the article, “How to Be and Ally,” which informs teachers of a way to acknowledge the identity groups in their classroom. View Peter and Maria’s portfolio here   

Stephanie Dalton Cowan | Wall Street Journal

Stephanie Dalton Cowan | Wall Street Journal

Client: Wall Street Journal | Description: Cover and interior illustrations for the top companies report. Stephanie’s playful graphic shapes are grounded by figures in the workplace conversing and exchanging ideas. See more of Stephanie’s recent work here  

Jean-Francois Podevin | Deloitte

Jean-Francois Podevin | Deloitte

Client: Deloitte | Description: An article explaining an aspect of robotics where bees lead robots to make honey.    

Robert Neubecker | Marquette Lawyer

Robert Neubecker | Marquette Lawyer

Client: Marquette Lawyer | Description: Cover, four full page illustrations, and six spots for Marquette University’s Law School Magazine.

Nicole Xu | Plansponsor

Nicole Xu | Plansponsor

Client: Plansponsor | Description: New watercolor illustration by Nicole Xu titled, “Borrowing from Oneself.” Check out Nicole’s portfolio here    

Greg Mably’s Illustrations for BP’s Wellness Program 2017

Greg Mably’s Illustrations for BP’s Wellness Program 2017

BP’s 2017 Wellness Program is all about focusing on what you should be doing for your body, as well as what to avoid. It covers a range of topics, such as fun activities to keep you moving, which health assessments to complete, and how to incorporate mindfulness into your every day life. Greg’s graphic and […]

Hylton Warburton | Johns Hopkins Nursing

Hylton Warburton | Johns Hopkins Nursing

Client: Johns Hopkins School of Nursing | Description: For the Summer 2017 issue of Johns Hopkins Nursing magazine, Hylton created a cover and multiple interior illustrations. Check out Hylton’s portfolio here     

Taylor Callery & Hal Mayforth | NY Times

Taylor Callery & Hal Mayforth | NY Times

Client: NY Times | Description: Both Taylor Callery and Hal Mayforth had cover illustrations in the NY times! Taylor’s was in the Arts & Leisure section for a feature about the theater taking on the Trump presidency. Hal’s was in the Sunday Styles section for a feature on a party house in New Jersey! Check […]

Daniel Hertzberg | National Geographic

Daniel Hertzberg | National Geographic

Client: National Geographic | Description: Daniel created the cover of the September issue accompanying a feature on new discoveries about the brain and how it can help overcome addiction! Check out Daniel’s portfolio here  

Yao Xiao | Buzzfeed

Yao Xiao | Buzzfeed

Client: Buzzfeed | Description: Yao was recently commissioned to work on a dream project of hers by live-drawing people’s descriptions of their depression. Below are a few snippets and the full video is here Check out Yao’s portfolio here

Taylor Callery | Marquette University

Taylor Callery | Marquette University

Client: Marquette University | Description: For Marquette University’s College of Engineering, Taylor created a full page illustration for a feature on innovative education! Check out Taylor’s portfolio here  

Stuart Briers | American Gas Magazine

Stuart Briers | American Gas Magazine

Client: American Gas Magazine | Description: Stuart created this conceptual piece to convey “The Backbone of The Economy.” Check out Stuarts portfolio here  

Anna Godeassi | NY Times

Anna Godeassi | NY Times

Client: NY Times | Description: Anna’s illustration for their article about the money transferring app, Venmo. Check out Anna’s portfolio here

Stuart Briers | Vegas Seven

Stuart Briers | Vegas Seven

Client: Vegas Seven | Description: A surreal and conceptual illustration cover on the topic of plastic surgery and aesthetics. Check out Stuarts portfolio here  

Stephanie Dalton Cowan | Marquette Lawyer

Stephanie Dalton Cowan | Marquette Lawyer

Client: Marquette Lawyer | AD: Doug Frohmader | Description: Stephanie’s illustrations show the evolution of technology in history; from trains to dams, to computers to cloud technology. Check out Stephanie’s portfolio here  

Pushart | Mother Jones

Pushart | Mother Jones

Client: Mother Jones | Description: Pushart created an ocean of plastic utensils for an article titled “The Worst of Tines” Check out Pushart’s portfolio here

Yuta Onoda | Boston College Law School

Yuta Onoda | Boston College Law School

Client: Boston College Law School | Description: For the latest issue of BC Law’s magazine, Yuta created this bold illustration with the theme being about the U.S. Coast Guard losing the war on drugs. Check out Yuta’s portfolio here    

Stunning Concept Art for Deloitte University Press

Stunning Concept Art for Deloitte University Press

The design team at Deloitte University Press has the challenging task of creating compelling imagery to work with academic research papers relating to technology, healthcare, finance, and energy. With our range of world class talent, RappArt is a “go-to” resource for Deloitte (thank you). Our latest blog post features some of our most recent assignments. […]

GIFs or Jifs?

GIFs or Jifs?

No matter which team you’re on for pronouncing the word, (hard G or jif like the peanut butter) you’ve probably seen these fun animations popping up all over the internet. Several of our artists have followed trend, and made GIF animations in their unique styles. These GIFs are used for web versions of editorial stories, logos, […]