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Make the Earth Your Companion by J. Patrick Lewis Creative Editions 2017

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Make the Earth Your Companion by J. Patrick Lewis, Creative Editions 2017. Walk lightly on it, as other creatures do." With this powerfully reverent refrain, readers are reminded to treat the world around us with the respect it deserves and the care it needs. Mountains, lakes, rivers, grasslands, forests, deserts—even the sky above—all of our natural environs have some message to impart, if we will but listen. Picturesque illustrations imbue the images with mysticism, making visual connections to not only the words themselves but to the feelings of wonder they evoke.

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2017 (CASE) GOLD MEDAL BEST ILLUSTRATION DR.JEROME

Our illustrations for the story “Dr. Jerome” , Santa Clara Magazine spring 2016  have just been honored with a CASE Gold Medal for Best Illustration by one of the top university magazine award programs in the country:  the Council for Advancement and Support of Education (CASE). We are very honored and proud of this prestigious award. We thank everyone who voted for us! Thank you Pentagram Design, Santa Clara Magazine for this beautiful Project! The competition includes magazines from California, Arizona, Nevada, Utah, and Hawaii. The awards will be presented in March in San Diego.
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SILVER AWARD - SILA ILLUSTRATION WEST 55!

We want to share this Award with all our friends and fans! 55th Annual Illustration Competition Society of Illustrators Los Angeles with “Of Sorrow and Such - cover art, Tor Books USA. Four artworks have been selected for the SILA ILW55 exhibit! Illustration West is an annual competition and exhibition highlighting the year’s best illustration – both from L.A. and from all around the world.

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AWARD OF EXCELLENCE 2017 CA 58: Twelfth Night

We submitted the cover and frontispiece illustrations of “Twelfth Night" with the photos of the actual book as a series, we won THE AWARD OF EXCELLENCE COMMUNICATION ARTS ILLUSTRATION ANNUAL 58, Books-series category. Our entries has been selected by the 2017 jury to appear in Illustration Annual 58, the May/June 2017 issue of Communication Arts. We want to thanks the CA jury and The Folio Society for this wonderful project! Since 11 years (2017-2017) we have received 16 Awards of Excellence from Communication Arts Illustration Annual 48-58
. Twelfth Night, or What You Will, a comedy by William Shakespeare, www.foliosociety.com/book/TNG The play centres on the twins Viola and Sebastian, who are separated in a shipwreck.

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BALBUSSO WON THE PRESTIGIOUS STEVAN DOHANOS AWARD

Our art “The bood of Eden” best in this year's Members Show “Drawn to the Music”, Society of Illustrators, New York City.The Stevan Dohanos Award, named in honor of the Federal office muralist and American painter, honors the best piece in the show. We join a list of wonderful illustrators from the past years: Leigh Grant, Ted Lewin, James Bennett, Lisa Falkenstern, Rafal Olbinski, Robert E. McGinnis, Al Lorenz, Jonathan Bouw,Jerry Pinkney, Gregory Manchess, Kam Mak, Joe Ciardiello, Mark Stutzman, Chad Wallace, Stephen Gardner, Guy Billout, Jason Raish, Stephen Kroninger, Bil Donovan, Anna and Elena Balbusso. Our piece was chosen by 4 jurors, 3 that have won this award in the past, one juror who is in the Society of Illustrators Hall of Fame. Our art “The Blood of Eden” is our free interpretation of the line from the lyrics of the song: Peter Gabriel - Blood of eden (Peter Gabriel's 1992 album. Thank you so much to the Curator Leslie Cober-Gentry and to the Society of Illustrators's Jury. We are so honored and grateful to receive this Award!

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