Milton Glaser: Support our Veterans, Fight for Peace
Born in 1929, Milton Glaser was educated at the High School of Music and Art and the Cooper Union art school in New York and, via a Fulbright Scholarship, the Academy of Fine Arts in Bologna, Italy where he studied under the painter, Giorgio Morandi. He co-founded the revolutionary Pushpin Studios in 1954, founded New York magazine with Clay Felker in 1968, and teamed with Walter Bernard in 1983 to form the publication design firm WBMG.
Daniel Pelavin: Ace of Diamonds
Daniel Pelavin grew up in Detroit Michigan and began his career in local art studios. From his earliest work, produced with templates, french curves and drafting tools, to a present day virtuosity in digital media, Pelavin has used a restrained and simplified vocabulary of geometric forms, rich, flat colors and typography inspired by a wide range of 20th century ephemera.
Daniel Hertzberg: Jack of Diamonds
Daniel is an illustrator, a graphic designer, an adjunct professor at Montclair State University and an avid hockey player. He was awarded a silver medal from the Society of Illustrators in New York and has received awards and recognition from American Illustration, Communication Arts, 3×3, Creative Quarterly, and the Society of Illustrators of Los Angeles.
Bri Hermanson: Queen of Spades
Bri Hermanson is a scratchboard illustrator. Clients include Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, SKYY Vodka, Tor Books, Pentagram, Xerox, Philanthropy Magazine, the American Bar Association, Southern Poverty Law Center, Guitar World, Grand Ten Distillery, Llewellyn Worldwide, and Complex Magazine. Her work has been recognized by the Society of Illustrators, American Illustration, Creative Quarterly, Luerzer’s Archive, Applied Arts, the Altpick Awards, the Society of Illustrators of Los Angeles, and the 3×3 Directory.
Angela Martin: Queen of Hearts
Angela graduated from the Scottish College of Textiles in 1994. She worked as a freelance designer and fine artist in Edinburgh until moving to New York in 1995 to become a full time textile designer at various studios. Angela went freelance in 2000 selling original artwork to all the major home, fashion and stationary markets. Her success led her to be offered a full time designing position at the GAP. Angela is currently the Director of Print and Pattern for Baby GAP and Sleep.
Gail Anderson: Queen of Diamonds
Gail Anderson is a New York-based designer, writer, and educator. She is a partner, with Joe Newton, at Anderson Newton Design.
From 2002 through 2010, she served as Creative Director of Design at SpotCo, a New York City advertising agency that creates artwork for Broadway and institutional theater. From 1987 to early 2002, she worked at Rolling Stone magazine, serving as designer, deputy art director, and finally, as the magazine’s senior art director. And early in her career, Gail was a designer at The Boston Globe Sunday Magazine and Vintage Books (Random House).