Catherine Pearson | Auzou

Catherine Pearson | Auzou

Catherine Pearson illustrated a puzzle for Auzou Switzerland. This puzzle helps children (3-4 years old) discover animals that live in the Swiss mountains. See more of Catherine’s work here.    

Laura Barrett | Scholastic

Laura Barrett | Scholastic

Laura Barrett illustrated the First Look Book series published by Scholastic. The First Look Books are board books, created for newborn babies who can only see in black and white during their first developmental stage, so high contrast images are easiest for them to view in the beginning. The books were themed by first experiences of […]

Amazing Animation

Amazing Animation

Many of our illustrators seamlessly transition from still images to animation, bringing their characters to life. We cannot get enough of the endlessly creative approaches to story telling our artists come up with. Whether it is through minimalist vector images or hyper realistic CGI renderings, they push their unique styles even further to create clever […]

Rachael Saunders | Walker Books

Rachael Saunders |  Walker Books

 Rachael Saunders illustrated the picture book, Pop-Up Palace Pets, published by Walker Books in collaboration with the Royal Historical Palaces. This fun pop-up celebration of royal animals through the ages is full of facts, flaps and surprising stories. Dogs, cats, monkeys and rats – there’s something for everyone in this fascinating pop-up history of royal […]

Laurindo Feliciano | Rocco

Laurindo Feliciano | Rocco

Laurindo Feliciano re-imagines Margaret Atwood’s trilogy, MaddAddam, in his recent series of book covers for Rocco. He drew inspiration from the distopian universe in Atwood’s novels, rich of strange creatures, atmospheres, and nature. See more of Laurindo’s work here.  

Thank You Planet Earth.

Thank You Planet Earth.

Dear Planet Earth, Thank you for the colors of the rainbow. Ben the Illustrator Thank you for creating diversity Robert Ball Thank you for the sea breeze Rocco Baviera Thank you for crisp green apples Kate Forrester Thank you for dandelion wishes Mona Daley Thank you for windy skies Lucy Davey Thank you for chirping […]

James Boast | Wall Street Journal

James Boast | Wall Street Journal

Illustrator James Boast has illustrated for Wall Street Journal for the story, “When a Seller Suffers Regret.” In which it discusses working with a client to a point of desperate measures to stop a sale. The pictures say it all.   See more work by James here.    

Dawn Cooper | Discover Magazine

Dawn Cooper | Discover Magazine

Illustrator Dawn Cooper drew these beautiful bugs for Discover Magazine’s December issue, which includes an excerpt from Rob Dunn’s new book “Never Home Alone.” Dawn makes the normally not so aesthetically pleasing insect look friendly and appealing.  Enjoy the rest of Dawn’s beautiful art here.    

Jude Buffum | The Oregon Trail

Jude Buffum | The Oregon Trail

Jude was approached by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt to create 8-bit pixel style illustrations for lessons in Adulting from the Oregon Trail. The book is a snarky, faux-advice book inspired by the classic computer game, The Oregon Trail. Jude had the pleasure of collaborating with author Lauren Reeves on illustrating the fifty life lessons throughout the […]

Spring Illustration Week

Spring Illustration Week

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 […]

Rachael Saunders | Radley London

Rachael Saunders | Radley London

Client: Radley London | Description: Rachael Saunder’s created a gorgeous design for the ‘Deck the Tree’ bag for this holiday season. Check out Rachael’s portfolio here  

Dawn Cooper | Hardie Grant Publishing

Dawn Cooper | Hardie Grant Publishing

Client: Hardie Grant Publishing | Description: Dawn Cooper’s informative and beautiful illustrations for the book Insect Emporium by Susie Brooks. Check out Dawn’s portfolio here  

Rob Ball’s “Beautiful Death” Series for Game of Thrones

Rob Ball’s “Beautiful Death” Series for Game of Thrones

Rob Ball was commissioned by HBO to create a poster for every episode of Game of Thrones. This is an amazing body of work for an incredible series. His work on the seventh season wrapped up this summer with seven “Beautiful Death” images to add to the collection. See for yourself below. As an extra […]

Kim Neale | Mayfield Creamery

Kim Neale | Mayfield Creamery

Client: Mayfield Creamery | Description: Kim illustrated these two pieces, “Banana Pudding” and “Turtle Pie,” for a series of limited edition ice creams! Check out Kim’s portfolio here    

Tom Froese | GQ France

Tom Froese | GQ France

Client: GQ France | Description: For June and July’s Manuel de Style in GQ France, Tom created these humorous and fun illustrations! Check out Tom’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

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

“Peculiar” Illustrations by Andrew Davidson

“Peculiar” Illustrations by Andrew Davidson

Penguin Random House has released their new book, “Tales of the Peculiar” by Ransom Riggs, which is filled with marvelous wood engraving illustrations by Andrew Davidson. Wood engraving is the process of carving the reverse of the image you want into wood, coating it in ink, and making a sort of stamp onto paper. Andrew worked […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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. […]