March 26, 2013
Gerald is not your ordinary dog. Gerald was born in 2008 as part of a rebrand for British design studio Lazerian and came as nine easy to assemble paper panels. Starting in 2011, hundreds of Geralds were shipped to artists’ studios all over the world with the only instruction for creatives being to put their own spin on it. Now all 100+ Geralds have been wrangled and can be seen together for the first time starting in May. B&A artists Jimi Crayon, Kai & Sunny, Simon Spilsbury, Stan Chow, and Tatiana Arocha will all have their very own Gerald on display at the exhibit. The exhibition will run from May 17-19th with a special preview on Thursday the 16th in New York City.
May 14, 2012
Tatiana Arocha, Thornberg & Forester, Olaf Hajek, John Hendrix, Rod Hunt, Peter Kraemer, Yuko Shimizu, and Simon Spilsbury make the list for this year’s AI-AP American Illustration 31. The annual competition recognizes the best illustrations from the past year. A distinguished jury of editors from Rolling Stone, Men’s Health, Random House, The New York Times, and Young & Rubicam selected the best from 2011 that will be published in a book later this year.
Read about the illustrations in the American Illustration 31
July 29, 2009
Simon Spilsbury‘s Seagull Series for the Paramount Comedy Channel won gold in the advertising category of the Best of British Illustration Awards held by the Association of Illustrators in London. This is one of many awards that Spilsbury has won, other awards include D&AD Silver, Campaign Poster Silver, Communication Arts, Print Magazine and American Illustration. Spilsbury has also appeared in Luerzers 200 Best Illustrators. Nonetheless, Spilsbury is thrilled to be honored and happy to keep drawing.