2012 New Visual Artist: Olimpia Zagnoli

By Jane Lerner Cover for Green Like July’s album “Four-Legged Fortune,” 2010 Olimpia Zagnoli, it can be said, is the youngest New Visual Artist ever. Born on February 29, 1984—a leap day—she has technically celebrated only seven birthdays. “When I …

2012 New Visual Artist: Jerome Corgier

By Jane Lerner Looking at Jerome Corgier’s type sculptures, with their suggestive, amorphous shapes, can be a bit like gazing at clouds. In his love for pure typography, Corgier often strips down forms until their meaning loosens. Letters “immediately lose …

2012 New Visual Artist: Kelsey Dake

Kelsey Dake doesn’t like to submit sketches, prefers conceptual assignments to literal ones, is bored by long deadlines, and loves same-day turnarounds. Her talent is apparent, but her impatience has served her well as a young illustrator. She moved to …

2012 New Visual Artist: Casper Heijkenskjöld

There is nothing better than getting paid to do what you love—except, perhaps, learning it from the person you admire the most. “Since I was about 12, I knew I wanted to draw for a living,” says Casper Heijkenskjöld. His …

2012 New Visual Artist: Drea Zlanabitnig

By Ian Volner “When she started out, she was in awe of everything, completely sweet and lovely and terrific,” says Pentagram’s Paula Scher. “Now she’s still that, but she’s also savvy as all get out.” Scher is talking about Drea …

2012 New Visual Artist: Berton Hasebe

New typefaces emerge every day, but not many of them are notable; few qualify as genuinely innovative. But Alda, Berton Hasebe’s graduation project at the Royal Academy of Art, The Hague, broke new ground. Rather than treat different weights traditionally …

2012 New Visual Artist: Erin Schell

By Justin Sullivan By all accounts, Erin Schell was doing well. She had a good job designing book jackets for a large company. But there was one minor issue: “I found working for a corporation and having a comfortable job sort …

Our April Issue—an Introduction and an Apology

PURCHASE COPY|PURCHASE PDF|DOWNLOAD SINGLES The first copies of our April issue just arrived in the office, and it will be on newsstands and in mailboxes soon. The New Visual Artists issue, in which we profile 20 rising talents under 30, …

2011 NVA Winner: Jessica Labatte

By the Print staff Title/Type of Work: Photographer From: Salt Lake City, UT Lives in: Chicago, IL Age: 29 Education: MFA, The School of the Art Institute of Chicago For Jessica Labatte, there is nothing better than being ordinary. On …

2011 NVA Winner: Sean Desmond

By the Print staff Title/Type of Work: Photographer, Filmmaker From: San Anselmo, CA Lives in: San Francisco, CA Age: 27 Education: BS, Television, Film and New Media, San Diego State University Sean Desmond is not smug when it comes to …