Thursday, April 19, 2012

Illustration Exhibit at New England School of Art & Design

The New England School of Art & Design at Suffolk University has a small fabulous illustration exhibit that is worth
a visit. Many of the exhibitors are still around and well known such as Bob Ostrom, Prescott Hill and many more. It
sounds like the NESAD is beginning an illustration department at the school and celebrating the work of past alumnus.

I enjoyed what I saw and always excited to view original illustrations. Some of the illustrators I especially enjoyed were 
Joe Farnham's "The Wind-Up" (a) a delightful and amusing cartoon illustration created with water color and color pencil. 
You can feel the amusing tension as he depicts the pitcher's attempt to throw the ball to the catcher.

I found Bruce Ozella's "Popeye"(c), for Features syndicate lots of fun because of his cartoon style and bright colors. Who cannot like "Popeye" and his friends? This was illustration was created with brush and ink.

Another illustration that caught my eye was created by Gary Destramp"Cafe"(b). A bold and colorful graphic art piece
that depicts shapes with bold black lines and bright watercolors. He has his own way of depicting a cafe from his

There are many more illustrators I haven't mentioned and don't mean to slight.  If you have the time and visiting the 
Boston area I strongly suggest that you move your body over to 75 Arlington St., Boston, Ma and enjoy this stunning illustration exhibit. For more information go to

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