In an EXCITING new development, Richard Turley, Creative Director at Bloomberg Businessweek, has agreed to design this year's AI32 book. Representing his design team on the panel, we welcome Jennifer Daniel, illustrator and graphics director, to the AI32 Jury.
American Illustration 32 Jury
, Art Director, The New Yorker
Jordan Awan is a New York-based illustrator and art director. His clients include The New York Times, McSweeney’s, Herman Miller, Bloomberg View, Puma, and Fishs Eddy. Since 2010 he has worked as an art director for The New Yorker. His work has received recognition from American Illustration, The Society of Illustrators, and the Art Directors Club, which selected him as a Young Gun—a prestigious, early career award—in 2011. A graduate of Pratt Institute, Awan has spoken at Pratt, SVA, and Parsons. He lives with three cats and his wife in Brooklyn.
, Art Director, United Nations Postal Administration
Sergio Baradat has had a career spanning close to 30 years as illustrator, designer, photographer. His work is a unique marriage of timeless neoclassic sensibility mixed with an unmistakably contemporary point of view. Sergio has worked for the top names in publishing, entertainment and lifestyle brands. His work is in the permanent collections of The Smithsonian’s Cooper Hewitt Museum of Design in New York and The Postal Museum in Washington DC, The Cuban Heritage Collection, Miami, as well as many private collections. He currently serves as Art Director at The United Nations Postal Administration. http://www.baradat.com/
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, Creative Director, Abrams
Chad W. Beckerman is the Creative Director at ABRAMS, where he oversees picture books, novels and graphic novels under the Abrams Books for Young Readers, Amulet Books, Abrams Appleseed and Abrams ComicArts imprints. He is the designer behind such successful children series as Diary of a Wimpy Kid, Origami Yoda, NERDS, and The Last Apprentice. He has worked with a variety of illustrators from John Hendrix, Jon Foster, Sophie Blackall, Jillian Tamaki, Yuko Shimizu, Ross MacDonald, Jen Corace Gilbert Ford and Marcellus Hall to name a few. He studied illustration at the Rhode Island School of Design. You can visit his blog, " Mishaps and Adventures," which is dedicated to the process and exploration of children's and young adult book design, at: www.cwdesigner.blogspot.com You can also find him on Twitter and Instargam @chadwbecks
, Art Director, Real Simple
Joele Cuyler is the art director of Real Simple magazine. She has been art director, creative director, design director and graphic designer for some of the most prominent magazines in United States including Rolling Stone, The New York Times Sunday Magazine and Martha Stewart Living. She has won numerous awards for her publication design in Canada, the United States and in England. Joele also creates multi-disciplinary artworks and has a passion for gardening and wildlife. Joele grew up in Canada and graduated with an art degree from York University, Toronto and received a masters degree from Tisch NYU, New York.
, Graphics Director, Bloomberg BusinessweekJennifer Daniel
is the Graphics Director at Bloomberg BusinessWeek. Her work has been published in the New York Times, Wired, the New Yorker, among others and recognized by many fancy awards. In addition to being a guest critic at Pratt Institute, Parsons, and SVA she also writes the design advice column for Print Magazine. http://httpcolonforwardslashforwardslashwwwdotjenniferdanieldotcom.com/
, Creative Manager, Campaign Planning & Special Projects, Macy's Inc.
The Creative Manager for Campaign Planning & Special Projects at Macy's, Inc., Gregory DiBisceglie is responsible for concepting, designing and executing creative campaigns for iconic annual events including Thanksgiving Day Parade, 4th of July Fireworks, Flower Show, Holiday Season and Glamorama - all cornerstones in the Magic of Macy’s strategy and inseparable from the Macy’s brand identity. His main objective is to produce award winning artwork that can be used across as many mediums as possible for national campaigns. His collaboration with illustrators from around the world has proven to be what he considers the highlight of his career at Macy's.
, Partner, Priest + Grace
Grace Lee is one of the founding partners of Priest+Grace, a design company in New York. Their clients have included O, The Oprah Magazine, Bloomberg Markets, The Fiscal Times, Peter G. Peterson Foundation, The Clinton Global Initiative, and WebMD. Grace first gained prominence in the design community for her critically-acclaimed work as Art Director of Condé Nast Portfolio. She is also one of the co-founders of Howler magazine, a kickstarter-funded magazine about soccer that launched in Oct 2011, which has already been featured in New York Magazine, Sport Illustrated, and The New Yorker.
, Assistant Art Director, OpEd & Sunday Review, The New York Times
Alexandra is a visual artist and art director from San Francisco, currently based in New York City. Since graduating from Stanford University in 2004 with a degree in Philosophy and the Visual Arts, she’s worked as a program coordinator and designer for a variety of arts organizations, including Yerba Buena Center for the Arts in San Francisco and the National Endowment for the Arts in Washington DC.
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, Creative Director, United Photo Industries; Founder Photoville
Serving as United Photo Industries’ Creative Director, Sam Barzilay is also the co-founder of Photoville, a new pop-up photo destination that made its debut on the Brooklyn waterfront in the summer of 2012.
Prior to founding United Photo Industries and launching the United Photo Industries Gallery, he was the Director of the New York Photo Festival. In his dual capacity as curator and festival organizer, he has had the pleasure and privilege of curating photo exhibitions and lecturing on current trends in contemporary photography as far afield as China, Greece, USA, and Japan.
---Antonio de Luca
, Art Director, Self Publish, Be Happy
Antonio de Luca is the art director of London-based Self Publish, Be Happy, an organization that produces and promotes self-published photo books.
, Assistant Managing Editor and Photography Director, The Washington Post
MaryAnne Golon is an assistant managing editor and director of photography at the Washington Post. She is a key member of the senior management team overseeing all aspects of photography for the daily newspaper and its website.
MaryAnne was formerly Time magazine's director of photography and co-managed the international newsweekly’s photography department for more than 15 years. Golon led the photo team that produced the Hurricane Katrina and the September 11, 2001 special black-bordered Time editions that each won coveted National Magazine Awards (ASME).
MaryAnne has received numerous individual and team picture-editing awards from the POYi (Pictures of the Year International) and NPPA's (National Press Photographer’s Association) Best of Photojournalism competitions. Communication Arts, Society of Publication Designers, and American Photography have all recognized her work. She was twice selected for American Photo
magazine’s list of the 100 most important people in photography (#10 and #8).
MaryAnne has served on the Board of Directors, Facing Change: Documenting America (FCDA) photo project; Chair of Professional Advisory Board, NOOR photo agency, Amsterdam; Faculty and Board of Directors, Eddie Adams Workshop; Faculty, Missouri Photo Workshop; Faculty, Photography at the Summit, Jackson Hole, Wyoming; Advisor, Look 3 Festival of the Photograph, Charlottesville, VA; Professional Advisory Board, Virginia Quarterly Review,
and Photo Quest Adventures, Inc.; Nomination and Selection Juries, Visa Pour L'Image, Perpignan, France and World Press Photo Foundation’s Joop Swaart Masterclass.
MaryAnne received a Bachelor of Science degree in Journalism and Communications from the University of Florida and is a distinguished alumna. She completed a fellowship in Public Policy and Media Studies at Duke University.
, Photography Director, The New Yorker
Whitney Johnson is the Director of Photography at The New Yorker
where she oversees the photographic vision for the print magazine, digital editions, and the website. She produced and edited the photo essays “Service
” and “Portraits of Power
,” which won National Magazine Awards in 2009 and 2010, and contributes regularly to Photo Booth, the magazine’s photography blog. Before joining the magazine, Johnson worked at the Open Society Foundations, coordinating a grant competition for photographers and the Moving Walls exhibition. Johnson is an adjunct professor at New York University’s Tisch School for the Arts and has taught at Columbia University’s School of Journalism and the International Center of Photography.
Whitney is on the board of directors for the W. Eugene Smith Fund, and is on the advisory council of the Alexia Foundation. She holds a BA in American Literature from Barnard College, and pursued postgraduate work in American Studies at Columbia University.
, Photography Director, New York
A photo editor with extensive experience in photographic reportage, portraiture and style imagery, Jody Quon joined New York in 2004, bringing a sophisticated eye to a magazine that puts a premium on eye-catching photography. Jody has received numerous honors for her team’s work at New York, including a 2008 World Press Photo award, National Magazine Award finalist for photojournalism and photo portfolio in 2010, and for photography in 2005, 2006 and 2008, Pictures of the Year International awards in 2005, 2009 and 2010, and awards from American Photography and Photo District News. New York was named Magazine of the Year by the Society of Publication Designers (SPD) in 2006 and 2007, and has received numerous other awards from SPD.
Jody joined W magazine as Creative Director in May 2010, and her work there was recognized with a National Magazine Award for photography in 2011. She rejoined New York in 2011 and served as Deputy Photo Editor at the New York Times Magazine prior to joining New York in 2004.
, Photography Director, Marie Claire
Caroline Smith is the photography director of Marie Claire magazine. She has been with the magazine since 2011, overseeing photography from fashion to photojournalism.
She began her career as a photo researcher at GQ and has been photo editor at Life, New York, and Time magazines. Caroline’s work with these publications has been recognized by American Photography, American Society of Magazine Editors and Society of Publication Designers.
, Photography Director, Real Simple
Casey Tierney is currently the Photo Director for Real Simple
magazine. Prior to that she head the photo departments at Town & Country and Men’s Journal magazines. Recently she finished a term on the Board of Directors for the Society of Publication Designers, serving as Chair of the biannual Photo Auction, Co-Chair of the annual awards Gala and ultimately serving the organization as President . She also serves as judge of SPD’s annual photography and design competition and the National Magazine Awards.