December 13, 2011
Every year, The Society of Illustrators honors the best achievements in illustration from the past year in an exhibition. B&A’s John Hendrix and Andrew Bannecker are among those selected this year for “Illustration 54: America’s Original Annual of Illustration.” The jury selected nine of Hendrix’s illustrations and eight of those will be exhibited across all the categories. Two of Bannecker’s illustrations were selected.
Read more about this year’s The Society of Illustrators show
September 9, 2011
John Hendrix, Yuko Shimizu, and Gary Baseman are among a celebrated list of illustrators showcasing their work for Rolling Stone at The Society of Illustrators in New York City. “Rolling Stone and the Art of the Record Review” includes over 80 original illustrations commissioned for the Record Review column of the magazine. The art spans over four decades and represents music legends such as The Beatles, The Rolling Stones, Bruce Springsteen, Whitney Houston, and Bob Dylan. The exhibit will also include rock and roll memorabilia and ephemera on loan from the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame in Ohio.
Read more about the Rolling Stone art show
March 7, 2011
Fernanda Cohen will moderate the lecture “Illustration as Fine Arts” at the Society of Illustrators on March 9th. Cohen has been running a lecture series at the society for over two years now. She chooses the topics and speakers, who discuss issues of interest to other illustrators. This week’s lecture will focus on illustrators’ work being shown at fine arts galleries in New York, the pros and cons of being a commercial artist when trying to break into the gallery world, and the difference between commercial and fine art.
Find out more about the lecture at the Society of Illustrators