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 […]

Artists Choice Awards

Artists Choice Awards

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 […]

Steve Chorney: Inherent Vice

Steve Chorney: Inherent Vice

If you’ve been anywhere close to a television over the past couple of weeks, you have seen ads for the latest Paul Thomas Anderson movie: “Inherent Vice,” which opened this past Friday. Steve Chorney is responsible for most of the movie’s promotional material including character banners and web images, the re-issued book cover art, and a […]

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. […]

Michael Crampton Helps Kick Off The Open

Michael Crampton Helps Kick Off The Open

The Big Apple Circus, aka, The U.S. Tennis Open, is back for its annual 2 week run. And, if you live in the New York area you’ve probably seen the poster created by our very own Michael Crampton! This is Michael’s second U.S. Open poster in the past three years. Each year the tennis association […]

Mendola Artists: Summer Time Inspiration

Mendola Artists: Summer Time Inspiration

It’s finally hot outside and for the Mendola artists that means one thing—summer inspiration! We asked our artists to submit their favorite summertime images and the collection is posted below. It’s a really fun mix of work from contemporary graphic work to watercolor landscapes to 3D summer food to fireworks to delicious ice cream. Please take […]

The World of Jonathan Ball

The World of Jonathan Ball

The Annabelle Candy Company and Motivate Advertising commissioned Jonathan Ball aka Poked Studio to refresh their website by creating unique interplanetary worlds representing their candy bars. This exciting project included the creation of planets and gooey candy-like backgrounds. It doesn’t stop there! Jon developed building structures that would be used in each city. The game’s […]

Kouzou Brings Fantasy to Mendola

Kouzou Brings Fantasy to Mendola

The illustration for the exhibition “Music Must Also Be Seen” in Venezuela. We’re delighted to introduce Japanese illustrator Kouzou Sakai, the newest member of the Mendola Artists group! Kouzou creates tranquil images that feature elements of beauty and nostalgia. He frequently references animals, birds, insects and plants in his artwork, which ranges from campaign posters to editorial illustration. […]