“Excited to find out this illustration created for Christopher Rowe’s "Knowledgeable Creatures” published by Tor.com won a silver medal from the Society of illustrators! Thanks to my AD Irene Gallo and the jury for this honor!“
Veve (b. 1989) is an illustrator working in Philadelphia. His
drawings have been recognized by American Illustration, Communication
Arts, Spectrum and awarded two gold medals from the Society of
Illustrators. He was named an ADC Young Gun by The One Club for
Creativity and selected to the Forbes 2018 30 under 30 list.
did you first learn about ICON?
I first learned of ICON as an illustration student at the Rhode
Island School of Design. ICON was hosted in Providence while I was
us about the best part of your ICON experience.
Working with Len and Julie on the ICON poster is an experience I am
grateful for; they were so incredibly generous as collaborators. Also, I got to meet so many people I knew online but hadn’t yet had the chance to meet in person. I met so many new people through ICON that I continue to stay in touch with, some of whom have become
collaborators. ICON is large, but it’s also a very intimate
has your experience with ICON impacted your creative career?
I received work as a direct result from conversations I had with art
directors and illustrators at ICON. And I’m finally about to wrap up
an almost year-long project that started as a conversation at
left ICON with a greater sense of community in our field.
advice for ICON first-timers?
So you can enjoy each day to its fullest. There is a lot to do and
conosco is a group exhibition that will showcase a diverse range of mediums such as photography, drawing, on-site installation, sculpture, performance and fashion, with each artist offering a very distinct style. artists include: haley bueschlen, william carrà, eric chakeen, lukasz lyszak, chad moore, vitor moreira, MRKA, carolina pimenta, alexandra velasco, armando veve, marie vic, jade yumang and yichen zhou. (above photos are consecutively by chad moore, jade yumang, carolina pimenta, eric chakeen and alexandra velasco) check out these blooming artists in conosco in may 6th through may 20 in reverse art space in 28 frost street, brooklyn. for more info go to conoscoproject.org or check out their blog conoscoproject.tumblr.com to see what each artist is all about. by ak