my clients include:

ZONASTE!, a comics supplement
ZAAZ, a design firm
WHAT'S WHAT RADIO, "curated conversations"
UTNE Reader, "alternative coverage of politics, culture, and new ideas"
TASC, the after-school corporation
THE STRANGER, seattle's most beautiful free weekly
SPARKNOTES.COM, "what are you studying?"
SIMPLE VOWS, a poetry journal
SEVENTEEN Magazine, a national magazine for teens
SCHOOLARTS Magazine, "the art education magazine for k-12 educators"
SAN ANTONIO EXPRESS-NEWS, san antonio's local newspaper
THE PROGRESSIVE, "a journalistic voice for peace and social justice at home and abroad"
POTPOURRI Literary Magazine
POKETO, "art for your everyday"
THE PORTLAND MERCURY, "fun, but not without purpose®"
PASADENA WEEKLY, "greater pasadena's news and entertainment weekly"
OXFORD AMERICAN, "the southern magazine of good writing"
OURKIDS Magazine, a magazine for parents
O-RING, an ad agency
MEASURE Magazine, "the year in music"
LET'S GO GIRLS, a financial seminar for women
KINDERCORE, an independent record label
HACKED TO BITS Online Magazine, "the home of irresponsible journalism"
GQ Gentleman's Quarterly, "look sharp, live smart"
FRICTION MAGAZINE, "culture, music, politics, art & sport for the independent minded"
FOUND Magazine, "anything that gives a glimpse into someone else's life"
CRICKET Magazine, a celebrated children's magazine
CONVERSE, "america's original sports company™"
CICADA Magazine, a national literary magazine for teens
BUST Magazine, "for women with something to get off their chests"
BARNES & NOBLE Booksellers
AND COMPANY, "an extension of your design vision"
ALL ROUND Magazine, "a radical magazine for children ages 1 to 100+"
ALIBI Magazine, "albuquerque's fish-wrap super-supply since 1992"

maybe you've seen my work at:

Post-It Show 5 at Giant Robot New York
One of Us at Book Culture
Post-It Show 4 at Giant Robot 2
Giant Robot Biennale 2 at the Japanese American National Museum
Junk in the Trunk at Giant Robot 2
Panelists 5 at Giant Robot New York
Post-It Show 3 at Giant Robot 2
Panelists 4 at Giant Robot San Francisco
15 x 15 Alumni Exhibition at the Maryland Institute College of Art
First Editions at Poketo Studio
Panelists 3 at Giant Robot 2
You're a Serpent and There's No Use Denying It at DOMY
Secret Identity at Secret Headquarters
Post Deux at Giant Robot 2
The Zine Show at JUNC

heard me celebrating my eclectic successes:

The Portrait Party featured in SchoolArts Magazine
Interviewed on The Story with Dick Gordon
Featured in Drawing Inspiration, an art book by Michael Fleischman
Art classes featured in SchoolArts magazine
The Portrait Party featured on Art Education 2.0
Work featured on Good Morning America
Interviewed on
3x3 ProShow Winner
Featured in An Illustrated Life, an art book by Danny Gregory
Written up in City Link Magazine
Profiled in The Miami Herald
Interviewed on Danny Gregory's An Illustrated Life podcast
The Portrait Party featured in The Artist's Magazine
Work featured on
Pick of the Week on Illustration Friday
Editor's Choice on Illustration Mundo
Featured Artist on The Drama
Society of Illustrators West 44 Winner
One of HOW's Top Ten Websites in 2005
Work featured in PRINT's 2003 Regional Design Annual
Featured Exhibitor on
Friedman Award for Creativity in Art
Ransom Everglades Citizenship Award
Summa Cum Laude Graduate
National Merit Scholar
Academic All American

kept up with my pet projects:

The Portrait Party (you're invited!)
The Illustration Friday Blog

or bumped into me at school:

i taught in Miami and Tallahassee, Florida; Baltimore, Maryland; and Portland, Oregon. i currently teach in Los Angeles, California.

i studied art education at Florida State University and, in 1997, graduated from the Maryland Institute, College of Art with a Bachelors of Fine Arts, Visual Communication and a Minor in Creative Writing.

© 2012 rama hughes