The difficulties and discomfort for parents and educators on teaching sex ed to deaf kids/teens.
The reason being is because metaphors do not translate as well in ASL as they are implied verbally. So signing tends to be more explicit.
For an essay that eulogizes a record store and the culture that surrounded it.
Parents are pressuring their college bound children to forgo a degree in the liberal arts for a degree in STEM.
Bonding with your mother over sports.
For an essay titled 'My only straight crush assaulted a Gay couple'
A series of spot illustrations for a section about upcoming movies to watch. The movies I illustrated include...
• Birth of a Nation
• Girl on a train
• The Accountant
For a story about Jimmy Pedro, Olympic Judo athlete, about losing the bronze medal during the 2000 Olympic games and how he dealt with loss to get back into competing again.
A wine label I collaborated on with Jillian Adel for Club W.
For an essay on how letting your dog lick your face will help build your immune system to fight viruses that really matter.
What I learned while working at Momofuku
For an essay on a researcher who is tasked with helping to find the right candiates that would get along with one another for three years on their mission to Mars.
Drew Carey and Daryl Hall
Images that promote the Queens Bike Initiative events that help bring residents of Queens, NY and the surround boros together through bike riding.
• May Queens Jazz Bike Tour
• June Women's Bike Bootcamp and Ride
• July Ride to Rockaway Beach
• September Bike to the Park
GrayScale's 'What We're Missing' released on Anchor 84 Records.
For the cover of Johns Hopkins University Magazine on the subject of Fun!
For essay to eulogize a newspapers company car that was apart of over two decades of crime reporting.
In Washington State, Legal Weed is Illegal to deliver.
Law makers are trying to create a system giving delivery licenses to dispensaries to crack down on black market deliveries but can not agree on how many licenses to issue.
For NPR 'Hidden Brain' podcast for an episode on the power and problems of Grit.
For a short essay on Bikebus; a bus that you can take spin classes on your commute.
For NPR's 'Hidden Brain' podcast for an episode on replication crisis in science but more so focusing on the Shih-Pittinsky study.
Shih-Pittinsky study is about stereotypes on how well Asian women perform doing math problems when they are reminded they are women vs being reminded they are Asian. The first study suggests that when they are reminded they are women they perform not as well as they do when they are reminded they are Asian. They published this story in various science journals and got a lot of praise until they had the test repeated at other universities. Scientifically the replication of the test would prove and show the same results but proved to have very different results when repeated.
Texting's stress on relationships.
For an essay written by Aziz Ansari and Eric Klinenberg, originally published in his book, Modern Love.
Online companies you should know...
1. Yeh cakes are customizable artful/designed cupcakes you can order online.
2. Cobbler Concierge is a service where you can schedule your shoes to be repaired online.
3. Audience Owl is a service that monitors twitter and email data for you.
I worked on a series of instagram advertisements for Audible, for their project called “Stories that surround you.” Audible ran a contest asking their followers to write in where their Audible books transport them. A few winners were then selected to have their portraits and stories illustrated by myself and a few other illustrators. I illustrated the Young Adult and Mystery categories. Each illustration process is recorded and posted along with the final on instagram. They even posted a short interview on YouTube.
Art direction and Production by First Born NYC
Predictions and expectations of the upcoming Consumer Electronic Showcase.
What does Star Wars mean and the expectations of the new movie from four different generations of its fans?
Portraits of Daquan Oliver and Katie Prisco-Buxbaum
For an essay on a woman who dates someone who shows all of the signs of being a deceptive person.
Police racial bias
A selection of artwork I made for records and show posters.
A portrait of Beck Rustic, a prolific show promoter who brings together new and eclectic bands in New England, MA.
How to deal with neighborly annoyances.
This is a series of illustrations for a feature on "The Ultimate Guide to Getting Fired."
1. Staying cool when being let go.
2. Seeing the signs when your department/company is starting to go under.
3. One tip to keep you on board with the company as they start laying off employees: Show that you have value by taking on more work and helping others with their projects.
4. If you are let go, it gives you the opportunity to start your own business or go freelance.
For a cover story about the high cost of maintaining our countries dams.
I had the pleasure of working on a set of Nick Hornby book covers for McSweeney's.
Anti-Vaxxers in Disneyland
September 29th - National Coffee Day
American's are spending a third to almost half their monthly income on paying rent.
I illustrated seven non-traditional tarot cards for the Portlandia Activity Book, published by McSweeney's.
For a story when Bernie Sanders was mayor of Burlington, VT in 1985 and traveled to Nicaragua to meet with the Sandinistas.
The Death of Voice Mail.
Is it possible to comfortably have a small gym set up in a studio apartment?
How Baseball rivalry created tension in the writers marriage.
Cover variant for the 2015 New Visual Artist 15 under 30 issue.
An illustrated and hand lettered 18"x24" poster for a collective project.
What eating soup for five days taught me about living in extreme poverty.
For an essay about 5 parks you should visit in New York City before they are under water.
I worked on a series of portraits for the PopTech Conference 2014. As each speaker walked out on stage, their portrait would be projected on the screen behind them with their name.
The people drawn in order: Caledonia Curry, Anil Dash, Erin McKean, Dan Barasch, Ayah Bdeir, Parker J. Palmer, Krista Tippett, Alec Ross, Helen Fisher, Vincent Horn, Hunter Lee Soik, Stanley A. McChrystal and John Maeda.
The portraits you see here are the original portraits drawn for the conference. However, the studio decided to use the sketches inverted onto the screen. Click here to see the full set.
Mutually destructive relationships.
There are movies that have come out in the last 15 years have been less memorable/quotable than movies made prior to that. This is an unpublished illustration commissioned for the NY Times Style section.
The rise of Agri-Hoods in Vermont.
I illustrated a portrait of John Maloof, Vivian Maier’s discoverer, for Julia Rothmans, The Who, the What and the When: 65 Artists Illustrate the Secret Accomplices of History.
Websites devoted to making the internet a more positive place
Gentrification in Columbus is making it difficult to find parking anywhere.
Cariad Harmon - "Like You"
I created a series of paintings for Cariad Harmon's official music video for the song "Like You."
Music by Cariad Harmon
Directed by Austin Pulliam
Produced by Edward Greenberg + The Wild Honeypie
Cinematography by Minu Park
Executive produced by Jon Lurie, Eric Weiner
Edited by Edward Greenburg
Set director by Katya Stepanova
Color by Edward Greenberg
Teachers salaries in Dallas are based on performance and not tenure.