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.  

Nigel Buchanan | Smithsonian Magazine

Nigel Buchanan | Smithsonian Magazine

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 | 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.

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 […]

John Jay Cabuay | D Magazine

John Jay Cabuay | D Magazine

John Jay Cabuay has illustrated a portrait of the incredible band members of Fleetwood Mac for D Magazine as a part of their calendar of events. See more portraits by John Jay here.  

Stephanie Dalton Cowan | Biography

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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 […]

Egle Plytnikaite | Security Management Magazine

Egle Plytnikaite | Security Management Magazine

One of our newest illustrators, Egle Plytnikaite, recently worked with the award-winning publication, ASIS International’s Security Management Magazine. For their January Issue, she illustrated a piece to accompany the article “Haunting after Heroism” which touches on how first responders face layers of risk which can have long term effects on their mental health.  Egle depicts a first responder […]

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.    

Shaw Nielsen | Publix Supermarkets

Shaw Nielsen | Publix Supermarkets

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 […]

Nigel Buchanan | TIME Magazine

Nigel Buchanan | TIME Magazine

Nigel Buchanan was selected by TIME Magazine’s Design Director, Chrissy Dunleavy, to create 3 full-page illustrations for the annual “Person of The Year” issue. Nigel was honored to be chosen for Time’s most important and prestigious issue and created portraits of Donald Trump. Robert Mueller, and Moon Jae-In  in his distinctive style. All three were shortlisted for the 2018 Person of […]

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 […]

Peter and Maria Hoey | Crains Chicago Business Magazine

Peter and Maria Hoey | Crains Chicago Business Magazine

Peter and Maria Hoey’s work received high praise from the editor of Crain’s Chicago Business, Michael Arndt. Arndt called their 3-page collaborative comic story (about the Rise and Fall of Motorola) the piece he was most proud of from his time at Crain’s Chicago Business (art directed by Jason McGregor). See more of Peter and […]

Pete Lloyd | Wall Street Journal

Pete Lloyd | Wall Street Journal

Illustrator Pete Lloyd was commissioned by Wall Street Journal to illustrate for a review of  “Watching The Lights Go Out” a new book about renowned author Saul Bellow, who won the Nobel Prize for Literature in 1976. See how Lloyd captures the American novelist in a generation teeming with literary talent. See more art by Pete 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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

Nigel Buchanan | Newsweek

Nigel Buchanan | Newsweek

Client: Newsweek | Description: Nigel Buchanan was originally hired to create a cover for the “Art of The Deal: Is Kim Jong Un Beating Trump at His Own Game?” Art Director, Michael Goesele loved both of Nigel’s sketches and the project expanded to include the interior spread. Check out the article here  To see Nigel’s […]

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   

David Vogin | Project Management Institute

David Vogin | Project Management Institute

Client: Project Management Institute | Description: Vogin created photo-realistic collage illustrations and dynamic backgrounds for the Project Management institute’s educational video View David Vogin’s portfolio here

Robert Neubecker | NYU Law

Robert Neubecker | NYU Law

Client: NYU Law | Description: Neubecker captures the likeness of Tisch Professor of Law Richard Epstein, along with the professor’s productive career. View Neubecker’s portfolio here Read the article here 

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.  

John Jay Cabuay | Deloitte

John Jay Cabuay | Deloitte

Client: Deloitte | Description: John Jay creates colorful textural illustrations of consumers for the feature, “The Great Retail Bifurcation,” which takes a microscopic view of retail trends. Read the study here View John Jay’s portfolio                      

Best Portraits

Best Portraits

Last week, with the passing of Stephen Hawking, Daniel Baxter posted his tribute to who the Gaurdian described as “scientist’s brightest star.” The portrait was shared by artists, industry leaders like the Workbook, but also by many celebrating the life of Hawking, showing the power in portraiture. Daniel’s uniquely styled portrait reminds of how there […]

Asaf Hanuka | Politico Magazine

Asaf Hanuka | Politico Magazine

Client: Politico Magazine | Description: Asaf illustrates a large and tweeting Trump storming through a trading floor for the article, “Why Isn’t Wall Street Freaking Out About Trump?” “A fire hose of destabilizing news from the White House hasn’t budged investors’ optimism about the market. Are they missing something?” Read the article here  Asaf’s portfolio […]

Sean McCabe | The New Republic

Sean McCabe | The New Republic

Client: The New Republic | Description: Sean McCabe channels a retro color palette for an article about the origin of our information age. The photo collage illustration captures the big players of the tech industry. View Sean’s portfolio here For the read, click here

Yuta Onoda | ESPN The Magazine

Yuta Onoda | ESPN The Magazine

Client: ESPN The Magazine | Description: Yuto Onoda’s haunting illustration of Ichiro Suzuki accompanies the article, “When Winter Never Ends” in ESPN’s Magazine’s April 2 Issue. Read the detailed portrayal of the athlete here View more of Yuto’s illustrations here

Jeffrey Smith | Teaching Tolerance

Jeffrey Smith | Teaching Tolerance

Client: Teaching Tolerance | Description: Portrait of Maya Angelou in celebration of what would have been her 90th Birthday. To view Jeffrey’s portfolio click 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  

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.

Work Happy Editorial Projects

Work Happy Editorial Projects

Work Happy Editorial is dedicated to the amazing assignments with magazines and newspapers that made our artists happy in 2017.  Occasionally the story, the designer, and the artists’s concept all come together to create an inspired work of art. Each artist has written a caption explaining why they chose their happy image.   Check out […]

Work Happy Personal Projects

Work Happy Personal Projects

2017 was a turbulent year for many of us for a variety of reasons.  Through it all, Rapp illustrators found projects that brought happiness. Some commissioned, some self-initiated.  Below you will find a curated virtual gallery of each artist’s most happy image from 2017 along with a brief explanation of why it made them happy. […]

Jon Reinfurt | Seattle Met

Jon Reinfurt | Seattle Met

Client: Seattle Met | Description: A series of smile worthy illustrations for the article, “A Secret History of Seattle Dentistry.”                                                                       […]

Great Ideas for Campus Publications

Great Ideas for Campus Publications

Campus publications continue to tap into our deep roster of amazing illustrators with so many different style choices. Digital, pen and ink, CGI, and photo-collage are featured below highlighting several recent University publication articles and covers. Check out the work of Dan Page, Sean McCabe, Laszlo Kubinyi, Jean Francois Podevin and Taylor Callery. Dan Page‘s […]

Taylor Callery | Cummings Veterinary Medicine Magazine

Taylor Callery | Cummings Veterinary Medicine Magazine

Client: Tufts University’s Cummings Veterinary Medicine Magazine | Description: Cover and double page spread for feature article, “The Flu Hunters.”                                                                    

Sean McCabe | Santa Clara Magazine

Sean McCabe | Santa Clara Magazine

Client: Santa Clara Magazine | Description: New retro collage by Sean McCabe for article, “Superman.” Check out Sean’s portfolio here  

Hasbro’s “Stranger Things” Inspired Board Games

Hasbro’s “Stranger Things” Inspired Board Games

In anticipation for the release for Season 2 of “Stranger Things”, Martin Ansin and Hasbro teamed up to create the new Stranger Things themed Monopoly and Ouija package designs. The almost instant cult classic debuted as a Netflix original in July of 2016, and fans have been not-so-patiently waiting for the new season, which premiered on […]

Shaw Nielsen | Fatherly

Shaw Nielsen | Fatherly

Client: Fatherly | Description: Shaw created these humorous gifs for a Dewar’s scotch social media campaign on what gifts to get your dad for Fathers Day! Check out Shaw’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 […]

Super-Sized University Projects

Super-Sized University Projects

College and University publications are a vital part of a school’s communication strategy, and our illustrators continue to receive interesting assignments. However, universities’ creative needs go beyond editorial to include permanent installations, promotional and advertising campaigns and interactive media. Two recent projects by Rapp artists John Jay Cabuay and Daniel Hertzberg are excellent examples of […]

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  

Phil Foster | The Progressive

Phil Foster | The Progressive

Client: The Progressive | Description: Illustration featuring Trump for The Progressive Magazine’s August/September 2017 cover. Check out Phil’s portfolio here  

Nigel Buchanan | Rolling Stone

Nigel Buchanan | Rolling Stone

Client: Rolling Stone | Description: Nigel created an illustration for Rolling Stone’s review of Arcade Fire’s album “Everything Now.” Check out Nigel’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