Tennessee Williams has a quote, “America has only three cities: New York, San Francisco, and New Orleans. Everywhere else is Cleveland”. The series is a response to this generalized attitude, and seeks to expose different parts of the culturally rich, often misunderstood, and diverse city.
Images (top to bottom):
Bus Stop, East Cleveland
The Cleveland Orchestra Plays Respighi
Thirty-Three, Cumberland Park
Lake Erie & the Brantenahl Intercity Yacht Club
Picasso & Woman Reflect on Brancusi
The L Magazine
Cover artwork for The L Magazine: Brooklyn's 50 Best Blocks issue.
Works created for ILLOZINE. Each issue is themed (from top to bottom): Dracula's Guest Issue, The EEK! Issue, and the Organic Machine Issue.
Advertising Illustration // United Nations (HCR)
International campaign for the UNHCR surrounding the current global refugee crisis.
Top & middle images: Clickable icons that appeared on the United Nations HRA website. When clicked, interactive information/research and videos appeared.
Bottom Image: Single page editorial & poster calling to the website, www.forcedtoflee.com
Cleveland State Magazine
Robert Johnson Animation
Animation for the 100th anniversary of Robert Johnson's Crossroad Blues. Commissioned by Sony Music & Legacy Records. Animated by the award winning String Theory
Ignite Magazine / Neomed
Top image: Article about higher rates of infant mortality among minorities.
Bottom image: Artwork for an article about a doctor having trouble diagnosing a woman's headaches.
Book Illustration // 111th Street
Excerpt from A 40-page graphic narrative about a man in Manhattan who awakes to find himself transformed into a deer.
Rita Dove Poster
Poster created for the Wick Poetry Center & Kent State University based off of the poem Testimonial by U.S. poet laureate, Rita Dove. The poem was from Dove's book, On the Bus with Rosa Parks, and the image was used as a poster, mailer, and animation coinciding with Dove's appearance and reading at Kent State University.
Cover illustration and exerpt of 8-page interior comic for Frieze Magazine. Story by Greg Sholette.
Hohe Luft Magazine
Portrait of Otto Weininger for German philosophy magazine, Hohe Luft.
Book Design // SHREK!
Book cover redesign of SHREK! for Farrar Straus & Giroux (NYC). Artwork by William Steig.