Communication Arts Illustration Annual
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Communication Arts Illustration Annual

I just received the good news today that 2 of my pieces were accepted into the Communication Arts Illustration Annual! This juried competition receives the most entries out of any professional illustration competition, so to get recognized is quite the honour.  This year, they received just under 4000 entries from all over the world, and…

Art for Chef Keller Wins Society of Illustrators Award
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Art for Chef Keller Wins Society of Illustrators Award

A short while ago, I was commissioned to create artwork for the amazing Chef Thomas Keller, who runs the famous 3 Michelin star restaurant The French Laundry in the Napa Valley.  Anthony Bourdain called his restaurant, “the best restaurant in the world…period.” The artwork was created for Chef Keller’s publication, Finesse for an upcoming issue….

Award from The Society of Illustrators
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Award from The Society of Illustrators

Last year, I created a poster for Artscape (a not-for-profit urban development organization in Toronto that provides spaces for artists) for their annual fundraiser.  I am pleased to announce this poster has won a Society Of Illustrators​ award!  The opening reception is this Friday, January 8th in NYC. This artwork is now available as a…

Aimee Mann and Ted Leo’s Christmas Poster
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Aimee Mann and Ted Leo’s Christmas Poster

I am very pleased to have been asked by Aimee Mann and Ted Leo to do the poster for their annual Christmas Show once again. Aimee’s Christmas Show is a holiday tradition, featuring a mixture of Christmas classics, original music, comedy sketches, and over the years many terrific guests have made appearances.  Previous guests include Fred…

Limited Edition Print Release:  Primus and the Chocolate Factory
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Limited Edition Print Release: Primus and the Chocolate Factory

I was commissioned by the rock band PRIMUS to create 2 rock show posters for both their shows this past weekend in Toronto. Both are 18×24″, 5 colour silkscreen prints on 100% cotton rag paper, signed and numbered by me. Below is the poster for the first night, followed by the poster for the second night, showing…

Playboy’s 60 Anniversary Issue
Editorial/Illustration

Playboy’s 60 Anniversary Issue

The Jan/Feb 2014 PLAYBOY marks its 60th Anniversary.  It’s a great honour to be included in this issue.  I was commissioned to create a full page illustration for an article by Ben Smith (famous for Politico and now, editor-in-chief of Buzzfeed) who wrote an essay on 5 reasons why social media is replacing journalism.  The…

Happy 90th Birthday Y&R
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Happy 90th Birthday Y&R

This year, the advertising agency Y&R, turns 90.  Y&R (which stands for Young and Rubicam) is one of the world’s most influential advertising agencies that has helped shaped the culture of advertising as we know it.  They were the first agency to create colour television commercials in the 60s, for example. A few months ago,…

GOLF DIGEST Illustration
Editorial/Illustration

GOLF DIGEST Illustration

Golf’s most famous instructor is Butch Harmon.  For 11 years, he coached Tiger Woods and is considered the best teacher in the game.  He had been struggling with his weight for a while and after changing up his diet, lost a whopping  50 pounds.  I was commissioned by GOLF DIGEST‘s Art Drector, Ken Delago, to…