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Artwork by Professor Marius Valdes Chosen for American Illustration 39

May 1, 2020

Marius Valdes, Studio Art/Graphic Design + Illustration, had two pieces of art chosen for American Illustration 39 as part of The ARCHIVE collection at These artworks were two of only a few hundred images selected from over 7,000 entries and therefore eligible to appear permanently on The ARCHIVE.

This year’s distinguished jury included: Milan Bozic, Senior Art Director, HarperCollinsPublishers; Maëlle Doliveux, Creative Director & Designer, Beehive Books; Christine Foltzer, Associate Art Director, Tor; Emily Glaubinger, Senior Designer, Anthropologie Home; Rodrigo Honeywell, Art Director, The New York Times; Anton Loukhnovets, Creative Director, 30 Point; and Carolyn Perot, Creative Director, Mother Jones.

The acclaimed American Illustration competition is the first and foremost go-to resource for art directors, designers, and art buyers who insist on assigning only the best original, thoughtful, and compelling pictures.


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