Thursday, September 29, 2016

It's All the Fashion

Pocko is proud to announce TACTILITY, a group show of contemp-orary fashion illustration from around the world. 


Alessandra Genualdo (IT)
Annabel Briens (FR)
Annu Kilpeläinen (FI)
Bijou Karman (US)
Britt Samoson (EE)
Cecilia Carlsted (SE)
Dave Anderson (UK)
Emma Löfström (SE)
Gary Fernández (ES)
Klaus Haapaniemi (FI)
Jean Leblanc (FR)
Jenifer Corker (UK)
Jules Julien (FR)
Laura Berger (US)
Laura Laine (FI)
Marju Tammik (EE)
Maria Sainte (RU)
Mio Matsumoto (JP)
Nicolas Gavino (US/FR)
Nomoco (JP)
One Eye Girl (ES)
Rosie McGuiness (UK)
Spiros Halaris (GR)
Stina Persson (SE)
Sue Dray (UK)
Velwyn Yossy (ID

October 6—November 15
51a King Henry’s Walk 
N1 4NH 

Friday, September 23, 2016

Assistant Professor, Kansas City Art Institute
Full-time Position Opening

Kansas City Art Institute is a four-year, independent and accredited college of art and design founded in 1885, and located in the cultural heart of metropolitan Kansas City, Missouri. The college enrolls over 600 undergraduate students drawn regionally, nationally and internationally.

Full-time Faculty
Start Date: August 15, 2017

Education and Experience Requirements 

  • MFA in illustration or a related field
  • A minimum of 2 years teaching experience and professional practice in illustration
  • Evidence of professional achievements in the field of illustration
  • Knowledge of software programs including Adobe Creative Suite

Application Deadlines and Procedures

Although the position is open until filled, fullest attention will be given to those applications received by December 1, 2016.  Applications received during the on-campus finalist stage of the search are not guaranteed consideration.
  • Apply by e-mail to:
  • Attach to the e-mail in PDF format only:
  • Letter of application
  • Curriculum vitae
  • Statement of teaching experience and philosophy
  • List of active and workable web link(s) to personal and/or commercial work as well as supervised student work with project descriptions where applicable
  • List of 3 professional references we may contact
Applications with accessible PDF files and workable web links will normally be acknowledged by return e-mail within one week of submission.

—Steve Mayse, Chair, Illustration

Questions may be directed to:

KCAI Director of Human Resources
Kansas City Art Institute is an Equal Opportunity Employer

Tuesday, September 20, 2016

Cover Revolution!
Illustrators and the New Face of Italian Publishing

Cover Revolution! is an exhibition and book (published by Corraini Editions) that aims to document the revolution taking place in Italian bookstores, featuring work by the most popular and beloved Italian illustrators such as Lorenzo Mattotti, Franco Matticchio, Guido Scarabottolo, Gianluigi Toccafondo, Emiliano Ponzi and Olimpia Zagnoli. The exhibition will be held at the Italian Cultural Institute in New York, in Milan at the Laboratorio Formentini from November 7–25, 2016 and in Dublin at the Italian Cultural Institute from November 19, 2016–January 29, 2017.

Guido Scarabottolo and Emiliano Ponzi will attend the New York opening on September 29.

Italian Cultural Institute
686 Park Avenue between 68th and 69th Street
September 29 – October 26, 2016
Monday-Friday, 10am – 5 pm
Admission is free

Opening reception, September 29,6-8pm

Wednesday, September 7, 2016

MTA is looking for artists
for Brooklyn Subway murals

MTA Arts & Design is looking for images of artists’ previous work to review in consideration for new subway murals along the N line in Brooklyn at 8 Avenue, 18 Avenue, 20 Avenue, Bay Parkway and 86 Street. An approved fabricator will translate the final artwork design into the identified medium, therefore an artist’s prior experience, or lack thereof, with these materials will not be taken into consideration when reviewing images.

The budget for design and fabrication of the artwork for each subway station will range from approximately $200,000 to $230,000, including an artist fee of up to 20% of the final art project cost. As part of this fee, the selected artist will be required to submit a budget, produce completed designs, select a fabricator and oversee the fabrication and installation of the artwork, with project management by MTA Arts & Design.

Selection Process
A selection panel comprised of arts and design professionals will select finalists to produce proposals. Finalists will be given site specifications and a detailed overview of the project to create a proposal for original artwork for the stations, for which they will receive an honorarium of $1,000. Following the selection panel’s review of proposals, one artist per station will be selected to receive the commission.

Eligibility is based upon artistic merit as evidenced in previous work, exhibition history, awards, honors, and publications, and demonstrated proficiency and technical knowledge of the medium(s) in which the artist regularly works. Artists must be available to work in New York during the required design and construction period (2016 to 2020).

To Apply

Submit up to 20 images along with a short application form, a bio/CV, and brief artist statement. All artists interested in being considered for projects must apply through the online program at
Submissions must be complete by midnight on Friday, September 30, 2016. 

Download complete information or contact MTA Arts & Design:

Deadline: September 30, 2016