Apr 23, 2014

: Guest Editor at Illustration Age, New York City

I’m guest editing all this week (April 28-May 2) at the very cool Illustration Age website, the great venue for illustration work of all kinds. Each day we’ll be showcasing a different magazine that uses illustration as a major component of their design and content. The five magazines that we’ve picked: Eight by Eight, Anorak, […]

Apr 15, 2014

: National Magazine Awards Judging, New York City

The judging for the National Magazine Awards, sponsored by the American Society of Magazine Editors, will be held March 12-13 in New York City. The awards “honor print and digital publications that consistently demonstrate superior execution of editorial objectives, innovative techniques, noteworthy journalistic enterprise and imaginative art direction.” Robert Newman will be judging one of […]

: Society of Illustrators Award, New York City

I’m honored to announce that the Society of Illustrators has awarded me this year’s Richard Gangel Art Director Award. The award is given to art directors “who have supported and advanced the art of illustration.” The award is voted by past chairs of the Society of Illustrators’ Illustration Annual, which is definitely a distinguished group […]

: Judging the Alberta Magazine Awards, New York City/Calgary

I’m judging in the Alberta Magazine Awards this month. The awards are sponsored by the Alberta Magazine Publishers Association. Most of the magazines are based in Calgary and Edmonton, and there’s a very healthy (and lively) publishing scene there. My category is Art Direction Single Issue. The awards will be presented at the Alberta Magazines […]