Here’s a cover illustration I did for The Progressive–the current Oct/Nov. issue. I was asked to illustrate the cover story “Across the Great Divide: On the Road in Trump’s America”. In it, a Progressive reporter goes on a cross country road trip to interview Trump supporters in order to gain a better understanding of “the other side” and bridge the gap that divides our nation.
Art Director Kerstin Diehn and I had been brainstorming various road trip themed concepts for the cover. Road trips always remind me of roadside diners so I presented this diner concept which turned into the finished cover above. Oh, and the retro vibe of the diner is absolutely intentional.
Here’s Lady Gaga for a recent ‘Must List’ illustration in Entertainment Weekly. It was for the debut of her Netflix documentary ‘Gaga: Five Foot Two’. I watched the doc and gained a new appreciation for this lady–it was quite inspirational and effectively revealed the “human side” so rarely seen of the pop icon.
And here’s my recent cover illustration for the Miami New Times. It features Key West’s most famous street entertainer, Dominique (aka the Cat Man) Lefort and his Flying House Cats. A wacky and eccentric French clown, Lefort has dazzled crowds for over three decades with his team of seemingly ordinary house cats who perform amazing stunts like jumping through flaming hoops and walking across narrow balance beams. This is pretty remarkable when you consider we have a cat and we can’t even get her to stay off the kitchen table! It was a treat to work with AD Kristin Bjornsen again on this cover.
Here’s my latest Must List illustration for Entertainment Weekly–a group caricature of the just released movie Logan Lucky. This heist comedy–sort of a Southern fried Ocean’s Eleven–stars Channing Tatum, Adam Driver, Daniel Craig, and Katie Holmes. A big thank you to art director Jennie Chang–this was a fun one to work on!
Portrait of Mitch “Turtle Boy” McConnell–digital.
Portrait of Kellyanne Conway–digital.
My latest group caricature for Entertainment Weekly appears in the Books section. The article “Get Me Another Handmaid’s Tale!” is about the Hollywood trend of turning famous books into TV adaptations. Featured (from left to right) are Amy Adams, Barry Jenkins, Meryl Streep, Julia Roberts, and Steve Coogan reading the books they will be playing (or directing in Barry’s case) on screen. Big thanks to Carly Klaire of EW for giving me the call on this one!