American Illustration is widely regarded as the leading juried annual and advocate of contemporary illustration in North America and the world. To commemorate its 25th anniversary, it commissioned some of the industry's biggest stars to each depict the mood or seminal event of one year in the past quarter century. Appearing for the first time in Canada, this unique collection of prints created by Seymour Chwast, Sue Coe, R.O. Blechman & Nicholas Blechman, Vivienne Flesher & Ward Schumaker, Henrik Drescher, Filip Pagowski, Ruth Marten, Matt Mahurin, Steven Guarnaccia, Jordin Isip, Frances Jetter, Jeffrey Fisher, Juliette Borda, Jason Holley, Karen Barbour, Mark Ulriksen, Robert Parada, Steve Brodner, Guy Billout, Katherine Streeter, Tomer Hanuka, Saelee Oh & Souther Salazar, John Hendrix, Nathan Fox, and OCAD alumna and faculty, Anita Kunz, will be on exhibit in the Great Hall, February 11-19, and will coincide with a presentation by AI's Director, Mark Heflin, in Central Hall on February 14, 1-3pm. Following his presentation, attendees are invited to view the exhibit and meet Mr. Heflin.
Illustration: Yuko Shimizu