The 2021 Vera Annual Report for the organization’s 60th-anniversary, was it’s most ambitious to date transforming the report into a magazine to showcase the impressive and groundbreaking work and initiatives Vera and it’s staff have done over the year in a dynamic and visually striking way.
I led the creative and art direction, working together with designer Gloria Mendoza on the layout, illustrators Mike Centano and Jasjyot Singh Hans, as well collborating with New York Photographer Jeanette Spicer and Illinois photographer Anjai Pinto.
Listen to People Who are incarcerated and What do we mean when we say Strategic Advocacy”? both features photographed by Jeanette Spicer
Why Publicly Funded Deportation Defense Matters
Illustration by Mike Centeno.
How to Stop a Jail from being Built
Illustration by Jasjyot Singh Hans.
“Daniela Gilbert Knows Community Is Central To Addressing Gun Violence ” photographed by Jeanette Spicer and “Karl Fort, Released From Prison With No Place To Live” photographed by Anjali Pinto.
An intimate break-up anthology, printed on a risograph with broad dynamic brushstrokes to indicate the end and beginning of a text (red stroke indicated beginning and blue strokes end – referring to anatomy illustrations of blood bringing oxygen in and out of the body).
Issues from 2012-2017 of Aperture’s biannual newsprint of all things photo book related.
The Spring 2017 issue with the cinematic photobook as theme, the cover features standard frame sizes and the interior includes illustrated interpretations of Edward Muybridge’s photographic studies in motion throughout the issue.
WMN Issue 1
WMN: Seasons of a Dyke is a compilation of visual art and poetry by 24 artists of varying ages who identify as lesbian. All artists reside in 13 different states within rural areas of the United States or cities with a population of 800,000 or less.