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, […]

The Best of 2016!

The Best of 2016!

Once again we asked each of our illustrators to submit their favorite piece from the past year. We are honored to represent such an amazingly talented group of artists and are proud to present this year’s collection of work. The images are grouped by theme so be sure to make your way all the way […]

Peter & Maria Hoey | Boston Globe

Peter & Maria Hoey | Boston Globe

Client: The Boston Globe | Description: The illustration duo recently created this piece for the Super Bowl comparing Atlanta & Boston from a financial perspective Check out Peter & Maria’s portfolio here

Chi Birmingham | New York Times

Chi Birmingham | New York Times

Client: New York Times | Description: Chi has worked very hard on a series of illustrations and GIFs for the New York Times Well blog! Check out Chi’s portfolio here

Ryan Huddle | Stand Magazine

Ryan Huddle | Stand Magazine

Client: ACLU’s Stand magazine | Description: Ryan illustrated a very timely page about civil liberties for an issue of the magazine Check out Ryan’s portfolio here

John Jay Cabuay | The Village Voice

John Jay Cabuay | The Village Voice

Client: The Village Voice | Description: With the Grammy’s right around the corner, John Jay illustrated a colorful full page of portraits of musical artists for today’s paper Check out John Jay’s portfolio here

Jon Reinfurt | University of California Riverside

Jon Reinfurt | University of California Riverside

Client: University of California Riverside | Description: Jon created this cover depicting a “fountain of knowledge” for the university’s course catalog Check out Jon’s portfolio here

Gabriela Zurda | Corporate Counsel Magazine

Gabriela Zurda | Corporate Counsel Magazine

Client: Corporate Counsel magazine | Description: Gabriela illustrated the cover for the January issue which addresses the upcoming legal challenges for this year Check out Gabriela’s portfolio here

Taylor Callery | Harvard Magazine

Taylor Callery | Harvard Magazine

Client: Harvard magazine | Description: Colorful new illustration by Taylor about scientists attempting to harness the speed of evolution in the lab Check out Taylor’s portfolio here

Ryan Snook | Industrial Investor Magazine

Ryan Snook | Industrial Investor Magazine

Client: Industrial Investor | Description: Ryan illustrated the (very frustrating) Trump Tower gridlock on 5th Ave, for the magazine’s recent issue Check out Ryan’s portfolio here

Stephanie Dalton Cowan | Live Happy

Stephanie Dalton Cowan | Live Happy

Client : Live Happy | Description: Stephanie illustrated this series of pages for the magazine’s article about “design thinking” can allow you to be more creative. Great for those New Year’s resolutions! Check out Stephanie’s portfolio here

Marc Rosenthal | The New York Times

Marc Rosenthal | The New York Times

Client: The New York Times | Description: Marc made this cozy animated illustration for the Sunday section’s article about Hygge, a sort of Danish manifesto for getting cozy. Check out Marc’s portfolio here

James O’Brien | The New York Times

James O’Brien | The New York Times

Client: The New York Times | Description: James illustrated this trippy GIF for a story about hypnotherapy, and how it can be used to tackle wellness and beauty issues as well as insomnia and addictions. Check out James’ portfolio here

Ryan Huddle | Boston Globe

Ryan Huddle | Boston Globe

Client: Boston Globe | Description: Ryan is at it again with this awesome new illustration about the year in arts! Check out Ryan’s portfolio here

Sean McCabe | The Village Voice

Sean McCabe | The Village Voice

Client: The Village Voice | Description: Sean illustrated this recent cover for the newspaper about The Poetry Project celebrating 50 years! Check out Sean’s portfolio here

Jean-Manuel Duvivier | Journey’s Magazine

Jean-Manuel Duvivier | Journey’s Magazine

Client: Smithsonian Journey’s Mag | Description: Jean-Maniel created this colorful cover for the magazine’s Winter 2016 issue! Check out Jean-Manuel’s portfolio here

Andy Ward | Waitrose

Andy Ward | Waitrose

Client: Waitrose food magazine | Description: Andy was commissioned to create this portrait of Ceviche owner Martin Morales for the Speaking of Eating section Check out Andy’s portfolio here

Jean-Francois Podevin | Johns Hopkins Science Magazine

Jean-Francois Podevin | Johns Hopkins Science Magazine

Client: Johns Hopkins University | Description: Jean-Francois, who is great for finding solutions for the most abstract subject matters, was commissioned to conjure an image about “Dark Matter” and Dark Energy” for the cover and the opening story of the magazine. It meant expressing visually, the cosmic scale of the known universe within the immensely larger […]

Peter & Maria Hoey | Imagination Publishing

Peter & Maria Hoey | Imagination Publishing

Client: Imagination Publishing | Description: The Hoey’s illustrated this map image for an article on expanding job prospects for the publication Check out Peter & Maria’s portfolio here

A Voice for Illustration

A Voice for Illustration

Village Voice Creative Director Andrew Horton is a long-time advocate of illustration as a means of illuminating stories. Since his arrival at the Voice, the paper has a fresh new look, and is filled each week with work by many of the top artists working today. We are delighted that Andrew and his team have […]

2Communiqué and RappArt

2Communiqué and RappArt

We’d like to recognize the design firm of 2Communiqué and creative director, Kelly McMurray for their dedication to illustration and the frequent use of our illustrators.  2Communiqué was recently commissioned by two of their clients, AACSB and the University of Tampa to redesign their publications, BizEd and UTjournal, respectively. BizEd is a publication for business school deans and faculty and is read along with […]

Tribute to Jack Davis

Tribute to Jack Davis

We at RappArt are deeply saddened by the passing of Jack Davis, who quietly left this world at age 91 on July 27th. Jack began a long and close relationship with our agency in 1979, but his achievements and influence spanned several generations. We expect he will continue to inspire young illustrators for years to come. Jack continued […]

Deloitte Press Supports Illustration

Deloitte Press Supports Illustration

The award winning design team at Deloitte University Press (Emily Koteff Moreano, Kevin Weier, Joanie Pearson, Sonya Vasilieff, and led by Matt Lennert) is a great supporter of illustration. The Deloitte team utilizes many of the top conceptual illustrators to help represent the firm’s business research in the areas of economics, science, technology, innovation, and […]

Stanford Gives RappArt an A+

Stanford Gives RappArt an A+

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 […]

The RappArt Guide to Political Illustration

The RappArt Guide to Political Illustration

While the 2016 election cycle may seem like an endless loop of one of the Real Housewives series, this show has many months to go before it is cancelled. Each day brings new stories and opinions that require some kind of visual content. RappArt offers a wide array of fantastically talented illustrators to bring the […]

Best of 2015!

Best of 2015!

We are back with our artist curated Best of 2015.  The artists were asked to select their favorite pieces  from this past year.  If we do say so ourselves, it’s an impressive body of work!  Please take a few minutes to look for some 2016 inspiration.

Rapp Artists for Deloitte University Press

Rapp Artists for Deloitte University Press

Deloitte University Press is a publication of Deloitte, the largest professional services firm in the world. DUP’s primary goal is to publish the firm’€™s best thought leadership and  demonstrate its expertise in a wide variety of business categories. Matt Lennert, the Creative Director, and his team of designers, Kevin Weier, Joanie Pearson, Sonya Vasilieff, and […]

Three Cheers for the Wall Street Journal!

Three Cheers for the Wall Street Journal!

The Wall Street Journal is a huge supporter of illustration, and the paper is much more than articles about mergers and mutual funds. Personal Journal, Off Duty, and other sections offer interesting features on wine, books, health, sports, real estate, etc. Rapp artists are regularly asked to illustrate these articles as well as financial and investment […]

What I Did on My Summer Vacation

What I Did on My Summer Vacation

A couple of weeks ago we asked our artists to complete the classic first week of school assignment, what they did on their summer vacation. We think Hal Mayforth and Bruce Morser best capture the highs and lows of summer. Camping, beach, and work seem to be the most popular activities. Take a minute to check out your […]