“The ART of Illustration" is coming to the Giertz Gallery at Parkland College on February 12th

Giertz Gallery at Parkland College will host "The ART of Illustration," an exhibition featuring the work of artists from around the world, starting Monday, Feb. 12. Exhibition curated by Parkland College illustration instructor Liza Wynette. She selected 10 contemporary U.S. illustrators known for their innovative work, personal style, and varying methods of creating their originals from paintbrush and gouache through digital manipulation. The exhibition will also feature books, packaging, and animation. Gallery visitors will encounter the illustrations of Anna and Elena Balbusso, Ed Binkley, Chris Buzelli, Marcos Chin, Tatsuro Kiuchi, Miriam Martincic, Bill Mayer, James Prosek, Ralph Steadman and Matt Wiley. Their works have been published throughout the world on such varied media as book jackets, children's books, classic novels, magazines, and newspapers including The New Yorker, The New York Times, National Geographic, Time, Rolling Stone, GQ, Sports Illustrated, The Village Voice, and the Wall Street Journal.



Invitational exhibition: Illustration Women Making A Mark - University of Indianapolis

Presented by University of Indianapolis - Arts at Christel DeHaan Fine Arts Center,  Illustration: Women Making A Mark is an invitational exhibition of contemporary illustrators that examines the practice of both traditional and digital illustration across various genres including editorial, publishing, advertising and merchandising. This celebration of women drawn to #illustration will feature 15 women from around the globe and will highlight their unique experiences or techniques. Artists include: Selina Alko, Anna + Elena Balbusso, Melinda Beck, Jordan Bruner, Penelope Dullaghan, Denise Gallagher, Jody Hewgill, Anita Kunz, Lydia Nichols, Whitney Sherman, Yuko Shimizu, Diana Sudyka, Gina Triplett, & Ellen Weinstein & Tara Nicole Whitacre. We are honored to be in the talented women group! We love all of them! Thank you so much for giving us this great opportunity!




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Balbusso Twins winners! Our winning series displayed in the exhibit Illustrators60 Part One SOI60: January 5-27, Opening January 5, 2018 Museum of Illustration, 128 East 63rd Street Society of Illustrators New York, This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it . Very proud and honored! Four poster freely inspired by Margaret Atwood's Novel The Handmaid’s Tale. Work in progress by Balbusso twins, stay tuned! Many Thanks to all the Judges!Here the Annual Exhibitor list


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2017 The Original Art Exhibition Society of Illustrators NYC Nov 1 - Dec 30 2017

So proud! Winner! Our children’s book “Make the Earth our Companion” by J.Patrick Lewis (Creative Editions, US) has been selected by the 2017 Jury for The Original Art 37 Annual Exhibit at The Museum of Illustration at the Society of Illustrators in New York. Founded in 1980 this exhibit showcases the original art from the year’s best children’s books printed in US. It is a huge success for us, we want to thanks the SOI Jury and the Creative Company Publisher for giving us this great opportunity! It is a great honor to be on display among such great artists. The 2017 exhibit features a diverse list of books selected by a jury of outstanding illustrators, art directors, and editors. Here the list of the features artists: www.societyillustrators.org


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70 years of The Folio Society’s artwork at the V&A Museum! Balbusso’s illustrations for Margaret Atwood’s “The Handmaid’s Tale” are on display

Balbusso’s illustrations for Margaret Atwood’s “The Handmaid’s Tale” are on display at the Victoria & Albert Museum in London as part of an exhibition celebrating 70 years of Folio Society publishing. We are very proud to have been selected for this prestigious honor, Thank you so much to the V&A curator and to the Folio Society! Kicking off on the 5th September, "The Artful Book" exhibition will look at Folio’s past and present as the world’s foremost publisher of illustrated books. The display, to be found at the entrance to the National Art Library at the V&A, will continue until 28th January 2018. Admission is free.