Illustrated NYC Neighborhood Maps for the Village Voice
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    I was approached by the art directors at The Village Voice to create a series of five illustrated maps for one of their upcoming issues. They rea… Read More
    I was approached by the art directors at The Village Voice to create a series of five illustrated maps for one of their upcoming issues. They reached out with my specific artwork style already in mind: black ink, plus one spot color, hand-drawn illustrated maps. Each map would spotlight a different New York City neighborhood – a true locals' guide to places that are off-the-beaten path. The half-page, editorial illustrations ran throughout the feature article of the issue. Each neighborhood map was designed with a different spot color that was carried through in the editorial layout design surrounding the map. Read Less
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Illustrations for The Village Voice's "Five Boroughs, No Waiting"
Hand-Drawn Maps for the Cover Story "New York by New Yorkers: A Locals' Guide to the City's Neighborhoods from Art & Activism to Bodegas & Biryani"

First published in The Village Voice, 2017
Services: Editorial Illustration, Graphic Design
I was approached by the art directors at The Village Voice to create a series of five illustrated maps for one of their upcoming issues. They reached out with my specific artwork style already in mind: black ink, plus one spot color, hand-drawn illustrated maps. Each map would spotlight a different New York City neighborhood – a true locals' guide to places that are off-the-beaten path.

The half-page, editorial illustrations ran throughout the feature article of the issue. Each neighborhood map was designed with a different spot color that was carried through in the editorial layout design surrounding the map.

Neighborhood Maps Illustrator, Designer: Russell Shaw
Deputy Art Director: Ashley Smestad Vélez
Contributing Art Director: Sandie Burke
Cover Illustration: Eric Drooker
Issue: March 22- March 28, 2017, Vol. LXII | No. 12
Cover Illustration (above) by Eric Drooker
Five Illustrated Neighborhoods:
Jamaica
Melrose
Saint George
Sunset Park
Washington Heights