Orlando Arocena | Empire Magazine

Orlando Arocena | Empire Magazine

Orlando Arocena created the Summer 2019 subscriber’s cover for Empire Magazine. Using his innovative vector illustration technique, he captured Spider-Man and Mysterio’s epic confrontation in this summer’s blockbuster movie, Spiderman: Far From Home. See more of Orlando’s work here.

Luke Lucas | New Trail Magazine

Luke Lucas | New Trail Magazine

Luke Lucas created the electrifying illustration, “Powered Up” for the Spring 2019 issue for the University of Alberta’s alumni magazine, New Trail. Luke’s glowing letters reflect the issue’s examination of energy sources for the future. See more of Luke’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 […]

Matt Cook | New Horizons

Matt Cook | New Horizons

Watercolor Illustrator, Matt Cook was commissioned by New Horizons Magazine of Meredith Corp to illustrate five color portraits for FFA Agricultural Education’s Spring 2019 Issue. See more portrait work by Matt here.

Rocco Baviera | Harvard Magazine

Rocco Baviera | Harvard Magazine

Rocco Baviera appeared in the March/April 2019 issue of Harvard Magazine’s article, “Gene Editing and Ethics.” See more illustrations by Rocco here.  

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.    

Ben The Illustrator | Marquette University

Ben The Illustrator | Marquette University

Vector illustrator, Ben the Illustrator worked with Marquette College of Engineering on their annual magazine, illustrating a feature article looking at the opportunities for taking students into real-world engineering situations to aid their studying. See more work by Ben here.

Ryan Olbrysh | WWE

Ryan Olbrysh | WWE

Photo Illustration genius, Ryan Olbrysh was hired to create a portrait series of WWE Superstar wrestlers for the WWE Astrology feature. The feature incorporates illustrative elements based on the Zodiac sign of the wrestlers along with working in watercolor backgrounds. The idea is to make all illustrations look cohesive but still distinguished enough from each other […]

Kirsten Ulve | Top Picks

Kirsten Ulve | Top Picks

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 […]

BlindSALIDA | Harvard Business Review

BlindSALIDA | Harvard Business Review

BIllustrator Yann Sadi of blindSALIDA was commissioned by Harvard Business Review Magazine to create illustrations for a story about giving yourself a break. The article is titled “3 Ways To Be More Self-Compassionate”, and the idea is that being kind to yourself helps you perform better by triggering what’s called a “growth mindset”— the belief that […]

T.M. Detwiler | Time Magazine

T.M. Detwiler | Time Magazine

T.M. Detwiler has created an extensive series of tech spot illustrations for a few different packages in the December Issue of Time Magazine‘s Technology section. The article discusses how many health-related devices like the Apple Watch, apps, and the Home Body Scanner are giving our bodies a full work-up. A Special Thank you to AD:  Chelsea Kardokus  […]

Lucy Rose | Deloitte Services

Lucy Rose | Deloitte Services

Illustrator, Lucy Rose was commisioned by long-time client, Deloitte Insights to create two illustrations for articles with a primary focus on health topics in the industry. See more of Lucy’s illustration work here. Illustration #1: “Life Insurance Customers” This illustration is for an article focusing on new ways the life insurance industry need to capture customers, working the insurance plans into […]

Rocco Baviera | Publix Supermarkets

Rocco Baviera | Publix Supermarkets

Rocco Baviera was approached by our long-time client, Publix Supermarkets to design and illustrate artwork for their upcoming Grace Jamaican Jerk Festival. Illustrations were used for the festival for signage and website use. See more of Rocco’s work 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.      

Ben The Illustrator | Marquette Engineer Magazine

Ben The Illustrator | Marquette Engineer Magazine

Ben The Illustrator worked with our client, Marquette College of Engineering on their annual magazine, illustrating a feature article looking at the opportunities for taking students into real-world engineering situations to aid their studying. The editorial illustrations are truly a must see. AD: Karen Parr See more of Ben’s illustration work, click here.

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 […]

Rocco Baviera | Mayo Clinic

Rocco Baviera | Mayo Clinic

Client: Mayo Clinic | Description: Illustration promoting the Mayo Clinic’s Individualizing Medicine Conference 2018: Advancing Care through Genomics. The event, geared towards medical professionals and researchers, focuses on precision medicine using the patient’s own DNA. View Rocco’s portfolio here

Rocco Baviera | Live Happy Magazine

Rocco Baviera | Live Happy Magazine

Client: Live Happy Magazine | Description: The opening spread highlights the story of a lady who’s cell phone ringtone goes off during a couple’s wedding vows. View Rocco’s full portfolio here 

blindSalida | Independent School Magazine

blindSalida | Independent School Magazine

Client: Independent School Magazine | Description: blindSalida was commissioned for the cover and feature about how the “National Association of Independent Schools is helping schools find the hidden promise of their data.”    

Rocco Baviera | Deloitte

Rocco Baviera | Deloitte

Client: Deloitte | Description: Rocco’s cover illustration for Deloitte Insights magazine for an article on supply chain collaboration in the oil and gas industry across the UK Continental Shelf. Check out Rocco’s portfolio here.

Jesus Sotes | Radio Times

Jesus Sotes | Radio Times

Client: Radio Times | Description: Jesus created this illustration for a Radio Times article on the battlefield between experts and popular experience.

Kirsten Ulve | Vogue Japan

Kirsten Ulve | Vogue Japan

Client: Vogue Japan | Description: Kirsten illustrated a fun travel piece for Vogue Japan’s August issue! Check out Kirsten’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

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  

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

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      

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

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

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.

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 […]