Thanks to AD Kerry Rubenstein!
Book cover illustration of 'Learning America' by Luma Mufleh. The book traces the story of how the author grew a group of kids into a soccer team in Clarkston, Georgia, and then into a nationally acclaimed network of schools for refugee children. Published by Mariner Books, an imprint of Harper Collins.
Thanks to AD Kerry Rubenstein!
Illustration for an article by Colum McCann published on Internazionale about the lasting impact of 9/11 on our memories. Thanks to Alberto Notarbartolo, as always.
Cover and interior illustrations for Handelsblatt about financial independence: tips and stories about how to save and invest in order to live without working at the age of 40, 50 or 60. Thanks to AD Michel Becker!
Two illustrations for Internazionale magazine about the controversial long-term sexual relationship between Thomas Jefferson and the enslaved woman Sally Hemings. Historians now broadly agree that he was the father of her six children, and according to author Robin Morgan, this is "a tale of power over, of rape, of blatant ownership".
New illustration for Colloquy, the Harvard's GSAS alumni magazine, about the continuing strength of conservatism in the aftermath of 2020 elections. Thanks to AD Kelly McMurray @ 2communique!
Latest cover illustration for Codice Edizioni: "Tutti i nomi di Dio" (Italian edition of All the Names They Used for God) by Anjali Sachdeva. A collection of stories that break down genre barriers - from science fiction to American Gothic to magical realism to horror - and are united by each character’s brutal struggle with fate.
Thanks to Enrico Casadei and Silvia Virgillo/Puntuale, as always.
An illustration for Columbia College Today describing the intensified anxieties about the 2020 elections, and the complicated history of the right to vote in the US. Author Michael Waldman.
Thanks to AD Eson Chan, as always!
Cover illustration for Berkeley Law’s Death Penalty Clinic Report about how racial discrimination is a deeply ingrained part of jury selection in California. A new report investigates the history, legacy, and ongoing practice of excluding people of color - especially African Americans - from state juries.
Thanks to Elisabeth Semel and Laurie Frasier!
Three illustrations for Arizona Highways about the Exodus Trail: in 1875, both the Yavapai and the Apache people were removed from their Rio Verde reservation in Arizona and force-marched by U.S. soldiers in terrible conditions, nearly 200 miles, to the barren desert of San Carlos. In December 2016, a group of hikers walked the same trail and mapped it with GPS. Thanks to AD Keith Whitney for the great assignment.
I illustrated an article by Michael LaPointe for Italian magazine Internazionale about the story of William Lee Bergstrom, the "phantom gambler" of Las Vegas who became rich by placing single bets then vanished for years. He has reappeared in 1984 and ended up losing $1 Million, then he killed himself.
Recent works and news from my illustrator activity.