Artist of the Week: Eddie Peña

Born in New York City, artist Eddie Peña received his B.A. at Parsons School of Design majoring in Illustration. He is a member of Studio 1482, an illustration and design studio. As an early lover of comic books, he takes sequential storytelling and storyboarding to a sophisticated level with knowledge of schools, culture and the great masters of drawing. Eddie has created works for clients such as 3M, JibJab Media, L’Oréal and many more.He continues to reside, work and serve his community in the Bronx as a Professor at Hostos Community College and Media Instructor for City Parks Productions reaching out to underserved areas such as Hunts Point and the Lower East Side.

William D Martin; Artist of the Week

William Martin is an artist, designer, and creative technologist. He is a resident of New Jersey, a graduate of Pratt Institute, and long time student of the late David J. Passalacqua. He is currently studying at the Dalvero Academy.

Professionally Mr. Martin has held lead roles in creative and technical disciplines. He has worked as a Creative Director, an Illustrator, a senior developer for leading agencies, and adjunct faculty member at Sussex County Community College, and NJIT/Rutgers.

His designs and illustrations have been featured on album covers, tour books, posters, first day cover prints, and in local galleries.