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JOHNS HOPKINS HEALTH REVIEW

Our new art "inflammation" for the article: Inflammation has been found to be an underlying cause in many diseases, making it a hot topic in the health media. But what do we really know about chronic inflammation and its effects on the body? By Michael Anft - Johns Hopkins Health Review Spring/Summer 2016. Some explanations: We have chosen a symbolic interpretation with elements inspired by the natural world. We wanted to communicate the psychological state of the patient suffering from the symptoms of inflammation. We imagined inflammation inside the human body as a creeper plant with some leaves like flames of candle burning...as a creeper, the inflammation spreads to more parts of the body.

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AI35 SELECTED WINNER!

Our cover art for the book “Richard II” by Laura Ashe (Penguin, UK) has been SELECTED to appear in the AMERICAN ILLUSTRATION 35 annual award book! From 10,003 submissions only 339 images have been selected to appear in the book and represent the best pictures from 2015.We would like to THANK the MEMBERS of the JURY, We are very proud and honored! This year‚ the distinguished jury included SooJin Buzelli, Creative Director, SVP, Asset International, Ken DeLago, Creative Director, Golf Digest; Matt Dorfman, Art Director, The New York Times Book Review; Lisa Kelsey, Design Director, Family Circle; Alissa Levin, Principal, Point Five Design; David Sleight, Design Director, ProPublica;  and Marlene Szczesny, Art Director, The Wall Street Journal.

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2016 CA AWARD OF EXCELLENCE

Our illustration "House on fire" for Reader's Digest Magazine November 2015 was given the Award of Excellence in the 2016 Communication Arts Illustration Annual. Of the 3,973 entries to the 57th Illustration Annual, only 167 were accepted, representing the work of 145 artists, making the Illustration Annual the most exclusive major illustration competition in the world. It is a great honor! We wish to thanks the Judges and Art Director who worked with us on this beautiful project! www.commarts.com

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BALBUSSO WINNING IMAGES: ILLUSTRATORS 58 SOCIETY OF ILLUSTRATORS OF NEW YORK

We have been accepted into the Illustrators 58 exhibit and book.
We received the list of our 10 winning illustrations. We are very excited and we wish to thanks the jury, the SI and all Art Directors who worked with us on these beautiful projects.Thank you so much for their support!

 

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House on Fire Reader's Digest Magazine

New art "House on fire" for Reader's Digest Magazine, November issue 2015. My House Burned Down, and Here’s What It Taught Me: One Mother’s Heart-Pounding True Story. "My family and I survived the blaze, but we thought we’d lost everything else. We were wrong." by Hollye Dexter.

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