Archive for August, 2010

If you’re in New York…

August 31, 2010

This promises to be a great show! Three young illustrators with vastly different backgrounds: Hanuka, Shimizu, Weber.

Friday, September 10, 2010. 6:30 pm

refreshments will be served, cash bar will be open until midnight

suggested donation $10

SOCIETY OF ILLUSTRATORS 128 east 63 street   new york city

RSVP by September 3rd

212 838 2560  September 1 – October 16, 2010 tues 10 – 8   wed – fri 10 – 5  sat 12 – 4

Lecture at the ACEC in Hamilton Ontario

August 30, 2010

I will be giving a talk at the annual conference of Canadian Cartoonists association on Friday September 24th. Please see

Other speakers include Mahmoud Shahid, a cartoonist who since 2001 has been on the no-fly list, and exiled Iranian cartoonist Nikahang Kowsar. Also speaking will be Andy Donato, Terry Mosher and Michael Ignatieff, leader of the Liberal party of Canada… and more!

Interview with Tim Luddy, creative director of Mother Jones

August 26, 2010

Thanks to Tim Luddy for mentioning a recent illustration I did for Mother Jones about human trafficking.
Please see;

Earth: Fragile Planet travelling show

August 26, 2010

Saddleback College Art Gallery is located at 28000 Marguerite Parkway, Mission Viejo, CA 92692

Thanks to Kate Feirtag from the Society of Illustrators, NY for organizing the show.

Another tattoo!

August 25, 2010

I’m always surprised when people like my work this much!! (I like the belly button:)


Where is my Vote? show at SVA

August 25, 2010

Here is some press for the upcoming “Where is my vote?” show at the School of Visual Arts in New York that I helped organize. If you are in NYC please do visit us for the opening. The show consists of posters designed by significant designers worldwide to help support the democratic Green Movement in Iran. (I previously blogged about the details)

A reception will be held on Thursday, September 16 from 6-8 p.m. Visual Arts Gallery, 601 West 26 Street, 15th floor, 212.592.2145.

More work from the past!

August 17, 2010

Was I ever this young? Over twenty years ago, Applied Arts Magazine interviewed me. They have now republished the interview on their website: Thank you Stuart Thursby and Peter Giffen (who originally wrote the article.)  Please see:

New Interview

August 5, 2010

Please click the following for an interview with me by Lloyd Harvey of Shrunken Head Design in the UK. Thanks so much Lloyd!

Early work!

August 1, 2010

I thought it might be fun to find and publish some of my very early work…sort of a “that was then, this is now”. I painted this for Quest magazine, a now-defunct Canadian magazine after I left art school. The topic was male rage in response to the womens’ movement. Seems very dark to me now!

Another rejected New Yorker cover

August 1, 2010

This one was commissioned for the food issue. It’s Marie Antoinette baking cake!