Kirsten Ulve was commissioned by MFE Magazine to illustrate the cover and illustration for the Right Mix story. Her illustration, art directed by Carolyn Sewell received a 2021 NEAL award for Best Art Direction of a Single Article. See more of Kirsten Ulve’s work here.
Kirsten Ulve illustrated a set of 4 stamps called ‘Holiday Delights’ for the United States Postal Service’s 2020 Holiday stamp collection. As Postal News puts it, “Inspired by folk art but with a modern graphic vibe, these charming stamps will add a touch of whimsy to your holiday mailings.” The project was art directed by […]
Kirsten Ulve created the illustration for the Finger Lakes Regional Tourism Council’s campaign “Where Brave Women Winter.” This campaign sheds light on the region’s influence as an epicenter for women’s rights in honor of the centennial of the 19th Amendment. See more of Kirsten’s work here. See the Finger Lakes Regional Tourism Council’s campaign here.
From home offices to shared co-ops to converted cabins, our illustrators’ studios inform their creative practice. Considering their wide range of media and style, it is no wonder that everyone’s space looks and functions differently. Today we bring you an exclusive peak into each of their creative realms located around the globe with the following […]
Kirsten Ulve’s illustration and design work has appeared in virtually every medium. Her work has graced the pages of magazines like Glamour Germany, Advertising Age and Group M publications, among others. Kirsten’s characters are perfect for toys and games. The work has appeared on Broadway marquees and the sides of buses. She is also an […]
The Mendola Artists 2019 Calendar Preview is here! Thirteen Mendola artists contributed fantastic images that in some way relate to the month of the year, and we love the cool, relaxed cover image by Tom Froese. All of the artists answered questions about their inspirations, secrets, and the last thing they watched on Netflix. We […]
As our lawns, farmer’s markets, and household plants provide us with the color we’ve waited for, we turn to see how our illustrators are capturing the season. We’re presenting packaging illustration, book covers, and character design. From natural and enchanting to bright and dazzling, each of these artists have mastered their style for the season. Poked […]
Our NYC-based illustrator and designer, Kirsten Ulve, was asked to create a large-scale illustration for Tapad Inc/Telenor Group, the global marketing technology company. Tapad needed a high-impact image to support their breakthrough technology and ability to connect brands with millions of unique consumers across billions of devices. Utilizing her talent for drawing fun, whimsical and slightly-off […]
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 […]
2017 arrives in less than a month, but you can get a glimpse of what it looks like today. We’re happy to welcome 2017 with our new Mendola calendar! Thirteen of our artists contributed wonderful artwork that you can enjoy all year long. You can even learn a bit about each of the contributing artists with […]
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 Chernik – […]
Mendola Artists offers a range of talent to satisfy a variety of publishing needs. Our UK partner, The Artworks, supplement our group with unique selections for fiction covers. Our more realistic artists are great for YA, Romance and Action Adventure. Lastly, several artists have completed specialty book projects such as cookbooks. Many of the artists […]
In the spirit of awards season, we’ve decided to create our own: The Artists Choice Awards. The idea is simple: it’s the image that each artist believes is their best of 2014. No micromanaging from the agent peanut gallery. It’s not always readily apparent why some images were selected, but we’re sure the artists have […]