Something new for the NYTimes about finding balance between being a mother and returning to work. Thanks again to AD Minh Uong.
Some little icons for University of Calgary’s Alumni magazine about the different ways inspiration strikes.
It’s In The Air
Something for the Clean Air Strategic Alliance. This is one in a series of posters created by a bunch of other great illustrators. You can see the rest here at itsintheair.ca.
For an upcoming book put together by Julia Rothman titled The Who, the What and the When: 65 Artists Illustrate the Secret Accomplices of History. It is being published by Chronicle books and will be released in Fall 2014.
I was assigned John Allan, Edgar Allan Poe’s foster father. Allan adopted Poe at a young age after the death of his parents. It is not exactly clear what caused the rift between the two, but Poe’s unreliable characters and the frightening worlds within his stories seem to show influence from this experience of being abandoned.
A recent piece for Cottage Life about the wildlife passages that go over and under highways and how they make it safer for animals and people.
Something new for the Wall Street Journal about the superstition of looking someone in the eyes when you toast.
A few spreads for Cottage Life on the many goings-on around a lake as spring arrives. I really enjoy working with these fun pieces by Jennifer Kingsley. Thanks to AD Taylor Shute.
A woman moves from India to Edmonton and although she has been speaking English her whole life, now faces the challenge of understanding Canadian lingo. AD Pete Nguyen.
Something for Teaching Tolerance magazine to accompany a story about how most children’s books and libraries lack a diverse perspective. AD Valerie Downes.