Gwen Keraval’s cover illustration for William & Mary won a silver UCDA (University and College Designer Association) award for the category Spring 2019 Cover/illustration. The cover was created under under the art direction of Michael Bartolotta and was one of only 11 silver awards out of all UCDA competition submissions. The illustration itself was one […]
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.
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 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 […]
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 […]
American University commissioned John S. Dykes to create an expansive series of illustrations commemorating the 50th Anniversary of the 1964 Civil Rights Act. The work is particularly timely and thought-provoking given the renewed debate on American race relations. John does amazing work over a cover and three and a half spreads in a sketchbook style, […]
Universities are producing well designed, high quality publications as a means of staying connected to alumni, faculty, and students. Much of the content focuses on noteworthy alumni, prestigious faculty research, and student life. University publications regularly use our artists because we offer a variety of styles ranging from portraits (great for alumni donors) to process-oriented […]