Gwen Keraval created the new cover illustration for “The Tornado” by Jake Burt for Macmillan Children’s Publishing to be published in October 2019. The Tornado is an engaging book for middle age children explores themes of friendship, Da Vinci machine crafting, chinchillas, drawings and many more. This cover illustration has been chosen by AMERICAN ILLUSTRATION […]
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.
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.
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 […]
The multi-talented Yuta Onoda is known for his ability to illuminate fictional worlds. His cover illustration for Nahoko Uehashi’s “The Beast Player” has been accepted into the Society of Illustrators 61 book and exhibition. The novel is a YA fantasy about a girl with the special power to communicate with magical beasts, who tries to […]
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 […]
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
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. […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
Saturday Night Live just celebrated their 40th year on the air! To commemorate the occasion, Amtrak’s Arrive magazine commissioned Nigel Buchanan to create four cover images of SNL’s most iconic sketches: The Blues Brothers, Gilly, the Spartan Cheerleaders and Wayne’s World. Nigel does a great job capturing the essence of these characters. Now check out these classic illustrations […]