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 […]

Welcome…To Our Future

Welcome…To Our Future

Hagerty, the renown automotive publication, devoted their most recent issue to the future of the car.  And they hired photorealist Hugh Syme to create the cover and five full page interior illustrations.  Hugh is known for his surreal imagery for Rush and other rock bands. He was asked to imagine a world where electric and […]

Jeff Wack | PBS & Film Concept

Jeff Wack | PBS & Film Concept

Clients: PBS & Film Concept | Description: Jeff Wack is awarded a Gold Medal in Entertainment/Visual Development from the Society of Illustrators for his cover and all collateral promotional material for The Great War on PBS. Wack is also awarded a Bronze Medal in Entertainment/Visual Development for his film concept Boozetown poster for writer Nicholas Johnson. […]

Mary Woodin’s Vibrant Designs for Dogfish Head Spirits!

Mary Woodin’s Vibrant Designs for Dogfish Head Spirits!

A love for realistic and natural ingredients brought Illustrator Mary Woodin together with Dogfish Head to design labels for their new spirits. The Dogfish Head Brewery, known for their fantastic craft beers, is equally adept with their distillery products. Dogfish Head celebrates the product’s natural ingredients on the front of their packages with Mary’s realistic and […]

Laurindo Feliciano | L’Obs

Laurindo Feliciano | L’Obs

Client: L’Obs | Description: For French magagazine, L’Obs, Laurindo was commissioned to create symbolic portraits of the philosophers Élisabeth de Fontenay and Alain Finkielkraut! Check out Laurindo’s portfolio here

Dahl Taylor | Gentlemen Jack

Dahl Taylor | Gentlemen Jack

Client: Gentlemen Jack | Description: Dahl painted beautiful Gentlemen Jack cocktails for the opening of these “how to” recipe videos Check out Dahl’s portfolio here

Alexis Marcou | Pepsi Co.

Alexis Marcou | Pepsi Co.

Client: Pepsi Co. | Description: Alexis was commissioned by Pepsi to create these impressive football illustrations for their Super Bowl event last weekend!  

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 […]

“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 […]

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 […]

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 […]