I’m honored to be one of this year’s judges for the 2015 International Regional Magazine Association (IRMA) awards. I’m judging photography, illustration, and design categories. Winners will be announced at the annual IRMA conference in San Diego in October. See previous winners here.
I’m very happy to announce that I’ve been hired as the creative director of This Old House magazine. I start work there on May 4, and am excited to be joining the talented team led by editor Scott Omelianuk and including director of photography Denise Sfraga and art director Jamie Dannecker, as well as many […]
The Society of Publication Designers is hosting an evening to celebrate the almost 50-year visual history of New York magazine. Hosted by New York editor in chief Adam Moss, For the Love of…New York Magazine will feature a gathering onstage of 10 past and current New York art directors and photo editors. Included in this […]
The MoCCA Arts Festival will feature an Alt-Weekly Comics panel on April 12 at the High Line Hotel in New York City. Moderated by Society of Illustrators Alt-Weekly Comics exhibit co-curator Bill Kartalopoulos, the panel will include cartoonists Mark Newgarden, Ben Katchor, and Michael Kupperman, as well as myself. I was the art director of […]
I’m going to be a judge at this year’s American Society of Magazine Editors (ASME) National Magazine Awards competition. The judging will be January 7-8 in New York City. Hundreds of editors and art directors from around the magazine making world will gather to award the finest in editorial, design, and photography. Deadline for entering […]
I’m judging for the 2015 Alberta Magazine Awards, the annual magazine competition sponsored by the Alberta Magazine Publishers Association. There’s a vibrant magazine publishing scene in Alberta, based primarily in Calgary and Edmonton.
I’m judging the Society of Illustrators Student Scholarship Competition, the first week of February in New York City. The competition, started in 1981, is open to full time students in undergraduate illustration programs. A panel of distinguished judges will select over 300 pieces from thousands of entries submitted nationwide. Over $50,000 in scholarships will be […]
I’m going to be a guest on the Life Elsewhere radio show, December 8 at 9am EST, hosted by Norman B on WMNF. Life Elsewhere is a great morning “drive time” show that mixes music, culture, politics, and anything else that pops into the very creative mind of Norman B. We’ll be discussing the annual […]
I’ll be a guest presenter at the min Editorial & Design Awards, November 19 at the Grand Hyatt in New York City. The awards honor magazines and individuals that “showed excellence in content and design among consumer, business-to-business and specialized information media brands.” In addition to announcing a big batch of awards for print and […]
I’m honored to be the chairperson of the Society of Magazine Designers Magazine of the Year judging, part of the Publication Design 50 competition. The competition selects “the magazine that demonstrates the most effective and imaginative use of design, typography, illustration, and photography” for 2014. The chairs for Pub 50 are Fred Woodward (design director, […]