Jean François Allaux
A founding member of INX, Jean-François
Allaux was born in Rabat, Morocco. After Moroccan independence, he moved
to France and then on to the US in 1975. He currently lives on the island
of Jamestown, Rhode Island with his wife and two sons. He studied at
Ecole Nationale Supérieure
des Beaux-Arts and the Sorbonne, Paris. Since 1999 he has been an Assistant
Professor at the University of Massachusetts Dartmouth He has received
awards from the Society of Publication Designers, Communication Arts
and the Art Directors Club. His work has appeared in exhibitions at Galerie
Petron, Pau, France, Matsuda Gallery, Tokyo, Japan and the Newport Art
Museum, RI.Some of his illustration clients have included The New York
Times, The Washington Post, The Wall Street Journal, Le Monde, Frankfurter
Allgemeine Zeitung, Time, Newsweek, Encyclopedia Britannica, United Nations
Development Program, American Express and Mercedes Benz.
Michelle Barnes has won numerous awards for her illustrations in books, magazines, and newspapers, including a Society of Illustrators Silver Medal Award. She is a former teacher at both the Schools of Visual Arts and Parsons School of Design in New York City, as well as at the Art Center College of Design in Pasadena, California.Her work has appeared in such publications as The New York Times, The Los Angeles Times, Sports Illustrated, Spin, and Ms. Her latest projects include an illustrated book with a CD of her original music, entitled Visions of Vespertina, and painting 225 individual pieces for an interactive CD-ROM of the Bible.
Paulette Bogan is a graduate of Parsons School of Design.
Her work has appeared in many magazines, newspapers and children’s
publications including The New York Times, Business Week, G.P. Putnam’s
Sons, Golden Books, Troll Books, Ladies Home Journal, Scholastic, Children’s
Television Workshop, and Bloomsbury Children’s Publishing. She is
the author and illustrator of many books for children, including Goodnight
Lulu, and the award-winning Spike in The City and Spike in the Kennel.
Paulette Bogan lives in New York City with her husband, three daughters,
and Spikey the dog.
Yvonne Buchanan is a multi-disciplinary artist who focuses on illustration, drawing, and video and film, as well as being a proud member of INX. Her political illustrations have appeared in The New York Times, The Washington Post, The Los Angeles Times, The Village Voice, The Nation and Newsday. Her children’s book illustrations have been published by Simon and Schuster, Scholastic, Hyperion Books, Lee & Low Books, Silver Burdett Publishing and Rabbit Ears Productions. Buchanan’s videos and films have been screened at the Anthology Film Archives, New York, Slamdance Film Festival, Park City/ New York, Roxbury Film Festival, Boston, the Studio Museum in Harlem and the Everson Museum of Art, Syracuse, New York.
Yvonne Buchanan was born in New York City and now resides in Syracuse,
New York, where she teaches illustration and narrative drawing at Syracuse
He became a graphic designer and illustrator for many companies in Israel, and he designed over 200 book covers. He also did illustrations for magazines and wrote and illustrated for children.
Carmi came to the United States at age 40 and worked for The New York Times and The Wall Street Journal on a regular basis. He published more than 40 children's books and won a few national awards when a meditation practice began to shine a new light on his life. He decided to turn his attention to helping free people from suffering and became an art therapist. He has since worked with the mentally ill, addicted prisoners, troubled adolescents and traumatized people of all ages.
His whole life experience came together to originate a new method of working with art that seeks to connect people to their natural development. He calls this approach The Art of Life, and he has started to present it to his colleagues in conferences around the world.
Carmi considers INX to be an island of relative sanity from which members look at the madness of humanity with a kind of love that expresses itself as bitter laughter.
Born in Copenhagen, Denmark, Henrik Drescher and his family immigrated to the US in 1967. After only a semester, he left his studies at the School of the Museum of Fine Arts in Boston to begin a career in illustration. He also traveled throughout the US, Mexico, and Europe, keeping journals of notes and drawings that he later used as portfolios.
Drescher’s editorial illustrations
appear regularly in The New York Times, The Washington Post, Newsweek,
Time, and Rolling Stone. He has also written and illustrated several
books, including books for children. His books are held in the collections
of the Library of Congress, the Museum of Modern Art, NY, the Victoria
and Albert Museum, London and the Rijksmuseum, the Netherlands. He
has received numerous other honors including two awards from the Society
Enos does his illustrations in a linocut style he created in the mid-sixties while working for Playboy and NBC. By printing on different colored papers, he created a collage style that is unique to him.
He has also done some comic strip work as an assistant on Popeye and later doing strips for National Lampoon and Playboy among others. His animation film work includes advertising for NBC, CBS and Burlington Mills. He has created film titles for feature films like The Russians Are Coming, The Russians Are Coming and for industrial films for Xerox and Olivetti. He won a prize at Cannes in 1965 for an animated television commercial that never aired because of its avant-garde nature.
Teaching stints have included eight years at Parsons School of Design and guest teaching at School of Visual Arts and Syracuse University.
He lives with his wife on a horse farm in Connecticut where he tends his three horses and two boarders, along with four ducks, two cats and a dog.
A founding member of INX, Vivienne Flesher has produced work for clients as diverse as The New Yorker, Rolling Stone, Starbucks, KQED-TV, and Shiseido, She has illustrated three children’s books and will be publishing a fourth that she has written and photographed, Several of her posters can be found in the Permanent Collection of the Library of Congress and she recently illustrated the 2005 Love Stamp for the US Postal Service,
Besides her commercial work, Ms. Flesher frequently creates for private collectors and has shown work throughout Europe, Asia, and the US, A worldwide traveler, she has lived in Manhattan, Tokyo, and Venice. She currently lives in San Francisco.
A founding member of INX, Bob Gale has produced illustrations for The
New York Times and dozens of other newspapers and magazines. He currently
lives in England.
He has worked his entire professional life as an Illustrator, cartoonist and independent animation artist. He recently held his 14th individual exhibition at PhilosophyBox Gallery in New York and has participated in numerous group exhibitions worldwide.
His work appears in publications such as The New Yorker, The New York Times, Mad, Red Bulletin (Austria), The Spectator and Prospect (England), Ode (Holland), Hauser (Germany) and Nebelspalter (Switzerland), and has been included in dozens of international cartoon anthologies.
The Manhatitlan Chronicles, his award-winning short animated film about
Mexican culture in New York has been screened at more than 50 international
festivals and cultural venues, including the Guggenheim Museum in New
York and the Reina Sofia Museum in Madrid. He has also created animated
shorts for and the Latino Public Broadcasting Network.
Glenn Head, born in 1958, attended School of Visual Arts, in New York City, majoring in cartooning/media arts. He studied with Art Spiegelman from1982 until 1985 and self-published Bad News, a sister publication to Raw, with Mark Newgarden, Paul Karasik, and SVA. His work appeared in R. Crumb's Weirdo, 1989.
His comics and illustrations have since appeared in Screw, The Village Voice, The Wall Street Journal, Nickelodeon, New York Press, Sports Illustrated, Disney Adventures, Maximum Golf, Vibe, and many others.
Head has edited (with the cartoonist kaz) and contributed to three issues
of the Harvey Award-nominated comics anthology, Snake Eyes (1989-93)
and is currently editing and contributing to Hotwire comix, both published
Rupert Howard was born in London to beatnik parents and lived briefly in India. He studied art in Liverpool and graduated in 1982. While staying at the Chelsea Hotel in 1983, he painted a large canvas that quickly sold at a group exhibit. The success prompted him to move to New York in 1984. He has shown in a variety of alternative spaces, and bars and restaurants while maintaining studios in Harlem and Soho. He currently lives and works in Park Slope, Brooklyn.
Ryan Inzana is an illustrator and graphic novelist who hails from Brooklyn, New York.
His last graphic novel, the critically acclaimed Johnny Jihad, was named one of the top 10 graphic novels of 2003 by Booklist and other periodicals.
Inzana is currently working on a series of autobiographical comics entitled Godless America to be released in the near future by NBM Publishing.
Jordin Isip was born and raised in Queens, New York. He has a BFA from Rhode Island School of Design and currently lives and works in Brooklyn, New York, His art has appeared in numerous periodicals such as Adbusters, The Atlantic Monthly, The New York Times, Newsweek, The Progressive, Rolling Stone, and Time as well as on book covers, posters, records and CDs. In addition, Isip has exhibited his artwork nationally in galleries in Los Angeles, New York, Philadelphia, and San Francisco, as well as internationally in London, Manila, Paris, and Rome. He is currently teaching at Parsons School of Design and Pratt Institute in New York City.
Jordin Isip has received awards from and publication in annuals including American Illustration, The Art Directors Club, Communication Arts, Print, The Society of Illustrators, The Society of News Design and The Society of Publication Designers.
After four years in Toronto, Jones moved to New York City and started working for The New York Times. At the same time, he enjoyed working for some of the hip downtown publications including The Yipster Times. He produced comics for National Lampoon until its demise in 1991, along with science fiction spoof strip for Playboy called Through Space and Time with Schwimmer and Jones.
Jones has done illustrations for such publications as Newsweek, Barron’s, Interiors, and The International Herald Tribune. He has also been a contributor to Time, The Wall Street Journal, Business Week and dozens more.
Susann Ferris Jones started her career in fabric design and costuming for modern dance, She has done illustrations for The New York Times, Random House, Headline Publishing, Broadway Books and Cambridge University Press.
Her last project was a parody of Mireille Guiliano's book French Women
Don't Get Fat entitled French Cats Don't Get Fat, with the humorist Henry
Beard. She lives in New York City with her husband, Randy Jones.
Janusz Kapusta was born in Zalesie, Poland, in 1951. He graduated from
the Department of Architecture at the Warsaw Polytechnic, He studied
the history of philosophy at the Academy of Catholic Theology in Warsaw.
His work ranges from small graphic forms, posters, magazine illustrations, graphic design, and book illustrations, to set designs and painting. Since 1981 he has lived in New York and his works appeared in The New York Times, The Wall Street Journal, The Washington Post and others.
The artist's works can be found in the collections of many museums and
galleries around the world, including the Museum of Modern Art in New
York, the Museum of Modern Art in Lodz and the IBM Collection. He has
had many individual exhibitions and participated in numerous group shows.
In 1995 he designed the sets for Robert Wilson's opera The Black Rider (produced in Heilbronn, Germany) and for George Bizet's Carmen (the Grand Theater,Warsaw.) In1998, he designed the set for Midsummer Night's Dream, also shown in Heilbronn.
Janusz Kapusta is the author of three books: Almost Everybody (1985), Janusz Kapusta in The New York Times (1995) and K-dron. Opatentowana nieskonczonosc (K-dron. Patented Infinity) (1995.) In 1998 Kapusta won the prestigious Alfred Jurzykowski Award in Fine Arts.
In May 2004, Kapusta won a Grand Prix in an international competition in Ankara, Turkey. The next year in Sintra, Portugal he won First Prize for best drawing and he won First Prize at the Biennale of Press Illustration, Tehran, Iran.
His works can be found regularly in leading Polish newspaper Rzeczpospolita
from 1995 to the present and he is a visiting professor with the newly
established School of Visual Art and New Media in Warsaw.
Igor Kopelnitsky was born in the Ukraine in 1946. He graduated Novosibirsk University in 1970 and immigrated to the United States in1990. His work has appeared in The New York Times, Newsday and many top US publications and he has contributed to INX from the first days he arrived in America.
Ira Korman was born in New York City. He is currently pursuing a career as a fine artist in California, producing realistic portraits in charcoal.
Since 1980 Martin Kozlowski has chronicled the social and political scenes in a wide range of publications, including The National Law Journal, The New York Times, Newsday and The Wall Street Journal.
He has contributed to INX since 1984 and has co-art directed the weekly editorial illustration service since 1988. His comic strips have appeared in The Hartford Courant, The New York Sun, The Earth Times, Fortune and The Daily Star in Beirut, Lebanon. He designed print material for a dozen years at his own firm in New York City and has worked as an art director at The New York Times, most notably on The Op-ed page.
His work has appeared in numerous exhibitions, including shows in New York, Paris, Santa Fe and Calgary, Canada and he has lectured at several colleges, including his alma mater, Parsons School of Design.
He works out of his studio in Connecticut, where he lives with his wife, daughter, a longhaired dachshund and an affenpinscher.
In 1979 Peter Kuper co-founded the political graphic arts magazine World War 3 Illustrated and remains on its editorial board, He has taught courses in comics since 1986 at School of Visual Arts and at Parsons School of Design and is also co-art director of INX.
His illustrations and comics appear regularly in Time, The New York Times and Mad where he illustrates Spy vs. Spy every month.
He has written and illustrated numerous graphic novels, including Comics Trips, a journal of an eight- month trip through Africa and Southeast Asia, Stripped–An Unauthorized Autobiography, Mind's Eye and The System, among others, All of those comix can be seen in Speechless, a coffee table art book covering his career to 2000. Peter has also adapted many of Franz Kafka's works into comics, including an award–winning version of The Metamorphosis.
His most recent books are an adaptation of Upton Sinclair's The Jungle and Sticks and Stones, a wordless graphic novel about the rise and fall of empires, which won the 2005 Society of Illustrators Gold Medal for sequential art.
Matthew Martin is a cartoonist for
The Times of London. He lives in Sydney, Australia. From 1990 until
2001 he lived in New York City, where he freelanced as an illustrator
for magazines and newspapers, principally The New York Times, Time
and The Village Voice. He illustrates children’s
books and adult’s books, and since 1987 he has produced 150 graphics
and T-shirts for the surf wear company, Mambo.
A founding member of INX and an illustrator for thirty years, Neubecker is currently on the staff of Slate.com, He is a regular contributor to Business Week, Time, The Washington Post, The Wall Street Journal and The Los Angeles Times. He has worked for nearly everything in print over the years, notably Newsweek's cover department and a long apprenticeship with The New York Times, Robert recently did the poster and collateral illustrations for the movie Sideways, winning the prestigious Key award for best comedy poster of 2004.
His books for children include Wow! City!, an American Library Association Notable Children’s Book Award winner for 2005, Wow! America!, Beasty Bath, and Courage of the Blue Boy.
Rick Reason began his career as a staff illustrator for the Hollywood film company, Robert Abel Associates. His freelance clients have included NBC, HBO, ESPN, Viacom and Fox. In addition to newspaper and magazine illustration, he has painted numerous award-winning cards depicting house pets for the ASPCA.
Utah artist Brad Teare maintains
a career as both illustrator and fine arts painter. Clients include
The New York Times, Fortune and Random House, where he has created
book covers for authors such as James Michener, Ann Tyler, and Rafael
comix creations have appeared in Heavy Metal and the Big Book series
from Paradox Press. Brad is currently Senior Designer at The Friend
Born in 1958, Seth Tobocman has been doing political illustration and political comics all his life. With Peter Kuper, he started the radical comic book World War 3 Illustrated (1979). His illustrations have appeared in The New York Times, The Village Voice and countless other publications. He has had a one-person show at ABCNORIO and a two-person show at Exit Art Gallery.
He is the author of three graphic
books, You Don’t
Have to Fuck People Over to Survive (Soft Skull Press), War in the
Neighborhood (Autonomedia) and Portraits of Israelis and Palestinians
(Soft Skull Press.) His graphics have been used as posters by peoples'
movements all over the world, from squatters in New York City to the
African National Congress in South Africa.
Born 1957 in Switzerland, Christophe Vorlet has been illustrating for nearly 30 years.
After completing a four-year apprenticeship as graphic designer, he graduated from the Kunstgewerbschule, Zürich. Vorlet then attended School of Visual Arts in New York City.
In Switzerland, he has done illustrations for Swiss and European newspapers and magazines such as Die Weltwoche, Die Zeit, Lui, Neue Zürcher Zeitung, Tages Anzeiger, Biilanz and Der Bund. He has created numerous CD covers for Bertelsmann music group.
In 1989 he returned to the US and began illustrating for The New York Times, The Washington Post, The Wall Street Journal and The Atlantic Monthly, among others.
The recipient of numerous awards for his editorial illustrations, Vorlet
is well known for his ability to illustrate complex topics with strong
conceptual ideas within tight deadlines.
He lives with his family on a small farm outside of Charlottesville, Virginia.
A founding member of INX, Charles Waller is an illustrator and fine artist living and working on Long Island, New York. His illustration clients include The New York Times, Islands Media, The Washington Post and Bloomberg Financial. A graduate of Rhode Island School of Design, he has been a staff illustrator at The Boston Globe and has taught and lectured on illustration at Boston University, School of Visual Arts and Parsons School of Design.
He has received numerous awards for his illustration work and has had
his fine art displayed in several one-person shows in New York and a
half dozen group shows in New York and Japan.
The collage illustrations of Ellen
Weinstein have been recognized by American Illustration, the Society
of Illustrators, Communication Arts, the New York Art Directors Club
and Print’s Regional Design Annual.
She has been in numerous group exhibits and has had one-person shows
at RDA Gallery and Cardoza Gallery and the Society of Illustrators members’ gallery,
all in New York City.
In 1967 James Williamson was born into a very creative family in Glen Cove, New York. His father, Jack Williamson, was the President of DiFranza Williamson, an advertising firm, for thirty years. In his retirement Jack became a well –respected watercolorist and member of the Society of Illustrators.
James Williamson received a BFA from The Rhode Island School of Design in 1989. In 1990 he published his first illustration for The New York Times. In '90 and '91 he worked for a small broadcast design firm, creating graphic animation for television. In '93 he began a five-year stint with MTV, designing and building scenery for their VJ studios in New York, Miami, India and Singapore.
In 1999 he received the EdPress
Award for children's illustration for Ladybug's Birthday (Scholastic
Inc.) He has illustrated a dozen educational children's books and a
few for the mass market. Little Spider’s
First Web published (Reader's Digest) was in 2006.