Debbie Powell | MARK IS

Debbie Powell | MARK IS

Client: MARK IS | Description: The MARK IS shopping mall in Minato Mirai, Yokohama, Japan, commissioned Debbie to illustrate a birthday cake for their 4th anniversary! The cake is decorated with people who shop there as well as landmarks in Yokohama.  Check out Debbie’s portfolio here  

Rocco Baviera | Experience Life

Rocco Baviera | Experience Life

Client: Experience Life | Description: Rocco created a series of symbolic illustrations for an article titled “Cultivating Courage.” Check out Rocco’s portfolio here  

Laurindo Feliciano | Château de Monthelon

Laurindo Feliciano | Château de Monthelon

Client: Château de Monthelon | Description: Laurindo was commissioned by Château de Monthelon to create a surrealistic poster for their annual meetings Check out Laurindo’s portfolio here  

Oliver Sin | University of Chicago

Oliver Sin | University of Chicago

Client: University of Chicago | Description: Oliver created illustrations promoting a 24 hour fundraising event at University of Chicago to support future academics, students & research. Check out Oliver’s portfolio here

Jones & Company | Marist

Jones & Company | Marist

Client: Marist | Description: Jones & Company created a poster of students to show how donations help the Marist Fund. Check out Jones & Company’s portfolio here  

Kirsten Ulve’s Truck Wrap Illustration

Kirsten Ulve’s Truck Wrap Illustration

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 […]

Rob Ball | Nosy Crow Books

Rob Ball | Nosy Crow Books

Client: Nosy Crow Books | Description: Rob was commissioned to illustrate three book covers for a murder mystery series! Check out Rob’s portfolio here                       

Four New Artists from The Artworks!

Four New Artists from The Artworks!

We are happy to introduce Dalia Adillon, Hannah Bailey, James Weston Lewis and Josie Shenoy from our UK Partner, The Artworks. All four artists use a combination of traditional work and digital elements to create both graphic and watercolor style illustrations. These illustrators have a diverse range of skills and styles, and have worked on […]

Albany Convention Center

Albany Convention Center

After two years of planning, Albany based artist Dahl Taylor was finally able to attend the ribbon cutting ceremony at the new Albany Convention Center, where he created wonderful murals that give a tour of the history of Albany and all of the things it has to offer. The project included five themed murals in the […]

Rocco Baviera | The Chronicle Review

Rocco Baviera | The Chronicle Review

Client: The Chronicle Review | Description: Spring is finally here! Rocco designed a cover for The Chronicle Review full of flowers and beautiful colors! Check out Rocco’s portfolio here

Tom Froese | Vienna Symphony

Tom Froese | Vienna Symphony

Client: Vienna Symphony | Description: This illustration by Tom Froese is music to our ears! Check out Tom’s portfolio here

Lucy Rose | Good Housekeeping UK

Lucy Rose | Good Housekeeping UK

Client: Good Housekeeping UK | Description: We want to take a vacation after seeing Lucy’s vibrant pages for the magazine! Check out Lucy’s portfolio here

Lucy Davey | Spartina 449

Lucy Davey | Spartina 449

Client: Spartina 449 | Description: Lucy designed this cute map of Charleston to be used on range of products from handbags to beach towels! Check out Lucy’s portfolio here

Tom Froese | Family Circle Magazine

Tom Froese | Family Circle Magazine

Client: Family Circle Magazine | Description: Spot food illustrations for the magazine’s article “15 Ways to Fight Fat with Food” Check out Tom’s portfolio here      

ESPN’s ‘The Undefeated’

ESPN’s ‘The Undefeated’

Our artist Rob Ball has been very busy! He was commissioned by ESPN to create portraits for 44 of the most influential black Americans in history to honor the end of Obama’s presidency. He created likenesses of famous people of color in politics, the music world, the art world, sports, and more. Rob’s graphic style […]

Jesus Sotes | Hodder Books

Jesus Sotes | Hodder Books

Client: Hodder Books | Description: Jesus Sotes illustrated a beautiful cover for Laura McVeigh’s debut novel ‘Under the Almond Tree’ about a young girl looking for her father in the Alaskan wilderness Check out Jesus’ portfolio here

Anna Hurley | Pinterest

Anna Hurley | Pinterest

Client: Pinterest | Description: Anna worked on some charming postcards for an employee program. They represented employees’ memories from the past year. Check out Anna’s portfolio here      

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 […]

Ben the Illustrator | The North East Times

Ben the Illustrator | The North East Times

Client: The North East Times | Description: The publication commissioned Ben the Illustrator to do the last cover of 2016, to convey the diverse businesses sectors across Northeast England Check out Ben’s portfolio here

Kirsten Ulve | The Village Voice

Kirsten Ulve | The Village Voice

Client: The Village Voice | Description: Kirsten illustrated this very cute GIF of Samantha Bee for a recent issue of the paper Check out Kirsten’s portfolio here

Welcome to the Future!

Welcome to the Future!

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 […]

Mona Daly | Maidenform

Mona Daly | Maidenform

Client: Maidenform | Description: Mona illustrated these all-too-relatable figures for Maidenform bra’s social media campaign, “Forget the Fidget” Check out Mona’s portfolio here  

Lindsey Spinks | Costa Coffee

Lindsey Spinks | Costa Coffee

Client: Costa Coffee | Description: Lindsey created this cute animated illustration for the British coffee brand earlier this year! Check out Lindsey’s portfolio here

Todd Detwiler | Seattle Metropolitan

Todd Detwiler | Seattle Metropolitan

Client: Seattle Met magazine | Description: Todd illustrated an opener and inside piece for “Shameless in Seattle”, a collection of stupid things this year Check out his portfolio here

Echo Chernik | Ballet West

Echo Chernik | Ballet West

Client: Ballet West | Description: Echo had the awesome opportunity to illustrate the posters for the company’s Nutcracker this year! Check out Echo’s portfolio here

The Artworks Illustration Agency

The Artworks Illustration Agency

A boutique agency located in London, The Artworks represents a select group of talented illustrators from the UK and Europe. Since 2009, Mendola has been the group’s exclusive representative in North America, and it’s been a smashing success! The talent is an excellent complement to Mendola Art with many of the artists working primarily or […]

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 […]

Custom Lettering and Type Design

Custom Lettering and Type Design

Custom lettering and type design has become one of the most popular creative choices as the primary visual element in design and advertising. Illustrators who specialize in lettering are being used for print ads, packaging, collateral, editorial, publishing, product,  and interactive/motion; pretty much anything and everything.   Many of our artists have incorporated lettering into […]

Milky Tea for Super Bowl 50!

Milky Tea for Super Bowl 50!

After the great success of last year’s NFL Super Bowl campaign, Milky Tea was asked to build on the campaign by creating additional 3D character illustrations for the NFL Super Bowl 50 Experience.  Working alongside US agency Blind Society, the aim was to go one step further this year and create another set of memorable characters, showing the wide […]

Best of 2015!

Best of 2015!

The Mendola Artists Best of 2015 is back. Our artists submitted a terrific selection of work from advertising, packaging, editorial, publishing, and toys, plus some interesting personal projects.  Please take a few minutes to look back to find some inspiration for 2016.

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 […]

HPP Heroes Uncommon Strength

HPP Heroes Uncommon Strength

Alexion Pharmaceuticals and the W2O Group hired Miracle Studios to design characters and assets to create awareness for a rare disease, Hypophosphatasia (HPP). HPP is an extremely rare, debilitating metabolic disease that affects bones, muscles, and lungs. Patients who have the disease fight a heroic battle, working through their symptoms to live full lives. Miracle created super […]

Chateau St. Michelle’s “A Toast To” Promotion

Chateau St. Michelle’s “A Toast To” Promotion

Chateau St. Michelle, a fantastic winery in Washington state, held a contest that ran over the summer, in which people could submit original toasts based on different themes, such as Moms, Camping, BFFs.  St. Michelle’s agency, CW United, hired Dawn Cooper to create beautiful floral designs to frame the submissions featured on their site.  And […]

Inspirational Publishing

Inspirational Publishing

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 […]

Valentine’s Day With Kate

Valentine’s Day With Kate

Buying the perfect Valentine’s Day gift comes with insurmountable pressure. Kate Forrester’s collection of Crate and Barrel love inspired products makes it easy for all you last minute gift buyers.  Her fabulous images are perfect for your upcoming romantic celebration.  

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. […]