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.
The talented Nigel Buchanan was created another brilliant magazine cover for March’s Smithsonian Magazine. The article discusses the story of a man named Wendell Phillips, who is called the “American Lawrence of Arabia” See more portraits by Nigel here.
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.
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 […]
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 […]
Illustration duo, Peter and Maria Hoey of Coin-Op Studios created the cover illustration and interior illustration for yesterday’s LA Times 2019 Travel Guide. AD: Paul Gonzales See more work by Peter and Maria here and we can’t wait to share more of their new work within the new year.
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.
Shaw Nielsen teamed up with the creative team at Publix Supermarkets to help create an animated Christmas storybook of three families during the holiday season. Each family shares their favorite holiday traditions as they create distinct holiday memories with the help of products found at Publix supermarkets. The story is told in several animated parts beginning […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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
First Interstate Bank commissioned John Dykes for their new ad campaign! First Interstate is a regional bank in the western US and they wanted to use the maps to tell the story of banks’s interactions with the people and culture of each state. John created three large map illustrations of Wyoming, South Dakota, and Montana, […]
Each year we send out 4000 custom designed tote bags, along with our printed catalog full of great images. We ask the artists in our group to submit ideas for the bags, and this year we had too many good ones to choose from! After multiple rounds of deliberations, we chose the following fun images […]
It is always a nice honor and testament to our group when RappArt talent is selected for virtually all the illustration within a single issue. Stanford Alumni Magazine’s Summer issue features four of our artists, led by an amazing cover and opening spread by Ryan Huddle. Be sure to scroll down to see Margi Kimball’s […]
We are very thrilled to share our new tote bag designs for 2016! This year’s wonderful illustrations are by Shaw Nielsen, Greg Mably, Andy Ward, and Traci Daberko. 2016 is the year of the monkey in case you are wondering about the monkey designs. Let us know your favorite. Traci Daberko Shaw Nielsen Greg […]
We are excited and flattered when a client chooses to use several of our artists for all of their illustration needs within a single issue. Doreen Manning, the editor of Worcester Polytechnic Institute’s beautifully designed alumni magazine, did just that for their summer issue. Ryan Huddle was chosen to create an illustrated history of the […]
RappArt is well known for it’s strong portfolio of conceptual artists suitable for editorial projects. But many of the same artists have completed terrific publishing assignments. We have a range of possibilities led by graphic novel influenced artists Michael Cho and Asaf Hanuka. Assignments have included covers for trade fiction, YA, and fantasy. Check out […]
Once again RappArt is well represented in the prestigious Communications Arts Illustration competition. CA received 4300 submissions with only 163 winning selections. RappArt artists received 6 awards. Special recognition to Nigel Buchanan who won 3 times! Other winners are Brad Yeo, Richard Mia, and John Reinfurt. These artists are among the best in the field, […]
Many of our artists have gone “back to school” at some of the country’s finest institutions of higher learning. Their homework has been doing plum assignments for university, college, and prep school publications. The subjects vary from broad (analyzing the country’s healthcare system) to celebrating specific achievements on campus. And the styles range from graphic […]
Daniel Hertzberg recently completed a series of 22 portrait illustrations for Taco Bell’s “Breakfast Defectors” campaign. The propaganda-style likenesses were reproduced as small posters that were mailed in special kits to a select group of social media influencers – consumers who successfully spread the word about Taco Bell’s new breakfast menu items. The recipients were […]
We’re excited to announce that four Gerald and Cullen Rapp artists played a huge role in the success of USC Dornsife’s award winning Fall 2014/Winter 2015 Food issue! USC Dornslife received a gold medal for best periodical and Rappsters Stephanie Dalton Cowan, Nigel Buchanan, Peter and Maria Hoey and David Brinley used their diverse skills […]
In the spirit of awards season, we’ve decided to create our own: The Artists Choice Awards. The idea is simple: it’s the image that each artist believes is their best of 2014. No micromanaging from the agent peanut gallery. It’s not always readily apparent why some images were selected, but we’re sure the artists have […]
Finally, tote bag season! We are very excited to unveil our latest collection of tote bags for 2015! This year’s innovative designs are by Jean-Manuel Duvivier, Gwen Keraval and Peter and Maria Hoey. We’d love to hear your favorite, so please, let us know what you think!
It’s finally that time of year! The 2014 tote bags are being shipped to our favorite clients. This years designs are illustrated by Raul Arias, Traci Daberko, and Peter & Maria Hoey. Each bag includes a vintage-inspired hang tag designed by John S. Dykes. Please take a look and let us know you’re favorite–we would love to […]
Daniel Hertzberg had the amazing honor to work with Hill Holiday on branding and illustrating this year’s Bank of America’s Winter Village at Bryant Park. His illustrations were used for entry pillars throughout the park, dasher boards that surrounded the ice rink, light towers, entrance gates, barricade covers, and numerous promotional materials, including Bryant Park’s […]