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

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 […]

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.

Compelling Covers

Compelling Covers

RappArt is well known for it’s strong portfolio of conceptual artists suitable for editorial projects. But many of the same artists have completed terrific publishing assignments. We have a range of possibilities led by graphic novel influenced artists Michael Cho and Asaf Hanuka. Assignments have included covers for trade fiction, YA, and fantasy. Check out […]

ARTISTS CHOICE AWARDS

ARTISTS CHOICE AWARDS

In the spirit of awards season, we’ve decided to create our own: The Artists Choice Awards. The idea is simple: it’s the image that each artist believes is their best of 2014. No micromanaging from the agent peanut gallery. It’s not always readily apparent why some images were selected, but we’re sure the artists have […]

JAKE AND ELWOOD!

JAKE AND ELWOOD!

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 […]

Rapp Unveils 2015 Tote Bags

Rapp Unveils 2015 Tote Bags

Finally, tote bag season! We are very excited to unveil our latest collection of tote bags for 2015! This year’s innovative designs are by Jean-Manuel Duvivier, Gwen Keraval and Peter and Maria Hoey. We’d love to hear your favorite, so please, let us know what you think!