Hugh Syme | University of Alberta

Hugh Syme | University of Alberta

Hugh Syme was approached by the New Trail Magazine from the University of Alberta to depict a silent topic; dementia. Dementia isn’t discussed often enough but should be since it affects 225,000 people every year. Hugh’s illustrations capture the reality of living with dementia through dim lighting which is consistent through out the dramatic series.  The images […]

Welcome…To Our Future

Welcome…To Our Future

Hagerty, the renown automotive publication, devoted their most recent issue to the future of the car.  And they hired photorealist Hugh Syme to create the cover and five full page interior illustrations.  Hugh is known for his surreal imagery for Rush and other rock bands. He was asked to imagine a world where electric and […]

Illustrating the New Year!

Illustrating the New Year!

Greatness happens when art and life collide. We asked 13 of our Mendola artists to contribute to our 2018 calendar and answer our questions about their inspirations, secrets, and studio habits. We think it’s cool that Julia Green, the photo-realistic illustrator, keeps birds in the studio. Luke Lucas has watched the hypnotic nature of the […]

Get Inspired for 2017

Get Inspired for 2017

We’ve curated a fantastic selection of illustrations showcasing some of the group’s best work from 2016.  We hope it serves as inspiration for the great possibilities of 2017.  Illustration is a wonderful, evolving medium and illustrators have found increasingly relevant ways to utilize their talents.  The first section focuses on self-initiated work and leads off […]

Eye Catching Package Design

Eye Catching Package Design

We all know not to judge a book by its cover, but consumers are definitely influenced by good design. Mendola Artists can help ensure that your product is the first the consumer will reach for, whether it’s chocolate, coffee, cereal, or tea (hot, iced, and hard).  We’ve completed successful projects with many well known brands […]

Mendola Artists Getting Ready for the New Year!

Mendola Artists Getting Ready for the New Year!

It’s that time again! Mendola 2016 calendars are here! We are excited to share with you these artists’ incredible work that you can enjoy all year long.  Inside, you’ll even find some fun facts about the featured artists! Check out the great monthly artwork below! Amy DeVoogd – cover   Dahl Taylor – January   Echo […]

The Oregon Shakespeare Festival is Back!

The Oregon Shakespeare Festival is Back!

The Mendola artists were invited back for an encore performance to illustrate posters for the 2015 Oregon Shakespeare Festival.  OSF supplied photographs of the actors, and our talented artists put together the perfect imagery for each play. Take a look at this year’s work by Neil Duerden, Jeff Mangiat, Hugh Syme, Jeff Wack and Mike […]

New Year, New Inspiration

New Year, New Inspiration

Our beloved Mendola Artists Calendar is back for 2015! We are very excited to unveil the updated design, showcasing a streamlined look that complements the artists’ work. Each interior illustration was created to coordinate with a specific month, and includes a Q&A from each artist. We hope you enjoy using our calendar as much as we’ve enjoyed designing it. […]