New book cover illustration for Codice Edizioni: author Ling Ma brings us eight widely different tales of people making their way through the madness and reality of our collective delusions. The Italian title “La donna che scompare” (kind of ‘The woman who vanishes’) evokes films by Hitchcock and Antonioni, which also have inspired this illustration. Graphic design by Silvia Virgillo/Puntuale.
Illustration for Chronicle of Higher Education about how women serving time have less educational opportunities, fewer choices and more delays in the way of college degrees than men. Thanks to AD Wesley Watson.
On the occasion of the International Day for the Elimination of Violence Against Women, I created this image for the event that Unione italiana dei ciechi e degli ipovedenti (Italian Union of Blind and Partially Sighted People) brought yesterday to the Senate of the Republic, with the aim of raising awareness on the issue of abuse among women with disabilities.
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".
Book cover illustration of "Lost and Wanted" by Nell Freudenberger, published in Italy by Codice Edizioni as "Perduta e attesa": a tale of friendship, loss and quantum physics. AD by Silvia Virgillo/puntuale.
Cover and interior illustrations for Columbia Medicine 2019 Annual Report about the future of the faculty.
The features illustrate their efforts to create an increasingly diverse and inclusive faculty, the Columbia's AIDS research and the gene editing technology, in which Columbia researchers are at the forefront.
Thanks AD Eson Chan, a s always!
Illustration for Diablo Magazine about the #MeToo movement and how this social media campaign inspires collective courage to speak up. Thanks to AD David Bergeron!
Three illustrations for Jeff Csatari's article on Dr. Oz The Good Life about how to protect yourself from fake news. Thanks to art director Amanda Kirk at Hearst for the cool assignment!
Illustration for Science magazine's letters section that addresses the problem of people prejudged based on their appearance or background in the scientific community. Full article here.
Thanks to AD Marcy Atarod.
Two illustrations for Stella magazine, supplement of the Sunday Telegraph. Author Antonia Hoyle tries to explain why we get so cross at Christmas. Full article here.
Thanks to AD Jason Morris!
Recent works and news from my illustrator activity.