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  

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 | New York Times

Anna Godeassi | New York Times

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

John Jay Cabuay | Baltimore Sun

John Jay Cabuay | Baltimore Sun

Client: Baltimore Sun | Description: John created a colorful collage for the sports section cover of Baltimore Sun. Check out John’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  

Nigel Buchanan | Opera News

Nigel Buchanan | Opera News

Client: Opera News | Description: A multicolored portrait of Steve Jobs for an article examining his life, death and legacy. Check out Nigel’s portfolio here

Jon Reinfurt | University of Pennsylvania

Jon Reinfurt | University of Pennsylvania

Client: University of Pennsylvania School of Arts and Sciences | AD: Matthew Leake | Description: Jon created these 3D illustrations with the subject of big data and social issues in mind. Check out Jon’s portfolio here  

Michael Cho | Occidental College

Michael Cho | Occidental College

Client: Occidental College | Description: Michael created an awesome retro illustration for Occidental College’s magazine! Check out Michael’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    

John Jay Cabuay | Simon & Schuster

John Jay Cabuay | Simon & Schuster

Client: Simon & Schuster | Description: Two book jacket illustrations titled “Outside In” and “One Shadow on the Wall.” Check out John’s portfolio here                             

James Steinberg | Columbia Magazine

James Steinberg | Columbia Magazine

Client: Columbia University | Description: “Bringing education to the prison system” Check out James’ portfolio here  

John Dykes’ Award Winning Campaign

John Dykes’ Award Winning Campaign

First Interstate Bank recently 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 […]

Taylor Callery | Harpers

Taylor Callery | Harpers

Client: Harpers Magazine | Description: New cover & interiors by Taylor for a piece giving the perspective of those who helped Snowden keep his info secret Check out Taylor’s portfolio here

Douglas B. Jones | Wall Street Journal

Douglas B. Jones | Wall Street Journal

Client: Wall Street Journal | Description: We’re ready to start reading after seeing Doug’s Spring Books cover! Check out Doug’s portfolio here

Stuart Briers | Prog Magazine UK

Stuart Briers | Prog Magazine UK

Client: Prog Magazine UK | Description: Stuart was commissioned for this very metal illustration for a review of progressive metal band Mastadon’s “Emperor of Sand” Check out Stuart’s portfolio here

“How to Build an Autocracy”

“How to Build an Autocracy”

Jeffrey Smith has been busy at work for the March 2017 issue of The Atlantic! Jeff created a cover and two article openers for the magazine featuring Donald Trump in his new role as President. These articles explore in detail how Trump can become an authoritarian and how civil society can fight back.  Jeff’s dramatic watercolor […]

Ryan Snook | Indianapolis Monthly

Ryan Snook | Indianapolis Monthly

Client: Indianapolis Monthly | Description: “Welcoming the Apocalypse” Check out Ryan’s portfolio here  

Dan Page | Harvard Business Alumni Magazine

Dan Page | Harvard Business Alumni Magazine

Client: Harvard Business Alumni Magazine | Description: New illustration for an article on IBM Watson’s impact on the medical field Check out Dan’s portfolio here

Anthony Freda | The New York Times

Anthony Freda | The New York Times

Client: The New York Times | Description: Anthony illustrated this retro piece for an article about “The Perverse Thrill of Chaotic Times” during the Trump presidency Check out Anthony’s portfolio here

Peter & Maria Hoey | New York Times

Peter & Maria Hoey | New York Times

Client: New York Times | Description: An intimidating GIF for an article about Bill Gurley stepping in to help the CEO of Uber Check out Peter & Maria’s portfolio here

Sean McCabe | Sky Magazine

Sean McCabe | Sky Magazine

Client: Delta Sky Magazine | Description: Sean’s dynamic new photo illustration for the magazine’s feature on March Madness! Check out Sean’s portfolio here

Taylor Callery | Foreign Policy Magazine

Taylor Callery | Foreign Policy Magazine

Client: Foreign Policy Magazine | Description: Taylor Callery’s illustration for the magazine’s website accompanies the article “Kony 2017: From Guerrilla Marketing to Guerilla Warfare.” Check out Taylor’s portfolio here

Nigel Buchanan | 8×8 Magazine

Nigel Buchanan | 8×8 Magazine

Client: 8×8 magazine | Description: Another fabulous cover by Nigel Buchanan featuring an intense portrait of Zinadine Zidane Check out Nigel’s portfolio here

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, […]

John Jay Cabuay | D Magazine

John Jay Cabuay | D Magazine

Client: D Magazine | Description: John Jay created this captivating portrait of Fran Lebowitz for the latest issue Check out John Jay’s portfolio here

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 […]

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

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

Introducing the 2017 Tote Bags

Introducing the 2017 Tote Bags

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 […]

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 […]

Casey at the Bat

Casey at the Bat

The National Pastime Museum (an online-only collection of baseball artifacts, info and memorabilia) recently commissioned 19 of our artists to interpret and create work based on the poem “Casey at the Bat” by Ernest L. Thayer which was originally published in the June 3, 1888 issue of San Francisco’s The Daily Examiner. The artists were given […]

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 […]