Sep 3, 2014

: Friends of Bob Newman Benefit Party, New York City

The Friends of Bob Newman are holding a benefit party and celebration for me and my family on May 29 at the Society of Illustrators in New York City. The party will help raise funds to defray the cost of medical bills and living expenses in the wake of my serious accident last year. There […]

: Friends of Bob Newman Online Benefit Auction, New York City

The Friends of Bob Newman have organized an online auction to benefit me and my family. The auction will raise funds to help defray medical bills and living expenses after my serious accident last year. Organized by Danny Hellman, Jill Armus, Jesse Marinoff Reyes, Florian Bachleda, and Anelle Miller, the auction features artwork from over […]

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 […]