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Eric Petersen / Dating site for conspiracy theorists

Eric Petersen created two illustrations for GQ France magazine for an article about a dating site for conspiracy theorists. “Awake Dating, the Tinder for Paranoids,’ by Jacky Goldberg, was published yesterday in the Pop Culture section of GQ France. Petersen’s ominous illustrations: a feature illustration of a couple kissing behind two Guy Fawkes Anonymous masks, and the second, an editorial […]

Eric Petersen / Is it smart to Google rehab?

Eric Petersen created a trio of illustrations just published this month in The Verge, an online magazine that covers technology, science, art, and culture.  The article entitled, “Searching for help,” by Cat Ferguson, is about a woman who turns to Google in an attempt to get sober. Instead of getting the help she seeks, the woman winds up in an ex-motel […]

Eric Petersen / Electronic cocoons

Eric Petersen’s cover illustration was featured on the front page of the Ideas section of The Boston Globe for an article on the rise of Sony’s Walkman in the 80s. Petersen depicts a woman who’s appears to be in her own world. She’s holding a Walkman and wearing a headset, to illustrate the feature, “The gadget that broke humanity,” by Rebecca […]

Eric Petersen / Researchers who become refugees

Shown here is Eric Petersen’s compelling illustration in the September, 2017 issue of Quebec Science entitled “Researcher … and Refugee,” by Kenza Bennis. The article discusses how researchers in war-torn countries leave their homelands to go abroad because they are threatened, censored, or without work, due to conditions in their native countries. Petersen uses acid yellow, […]

Eric Petersen / Keeping companies safe from cyber attack

Eric Petersen’s illustrations were published in the July 17, 2017 issue of M, Le magazine du Monde, for a story entitled, “L’enterprise centre-attaque” by Chloé Aeberhardt. The article discusses the need for companies to protect computers from cyber espionage by employing experts to develop methods of counter attack in a context of economic warfare. Petersen’s compelling illustrations […]

Eric Petersen / Mirror, mirror: A crack in creation

This colorful, cartoon-like illustration, in a bold graphic style, is of a woman looking in a mirror only to see her own DNA etched on her face and neck. The image was created for an article entitled, “What Keeps a CRISPR Creator Up at Night” by David Ewing Duncan. The author writes about gene-editing pioneer, Jennifer Doudna’s new […]

Eric Petersen Illustrates / Au Jardin de la Famille de Fabreville

I am very excited to see the sign I illustrated for Au Jardin de la Famille de Fabreville inc. – AJFF is now up in Québec, Canada! AJFF offers literacy and socio-professional integration services. It is financed among others by the Frip’boutique. This project was part of Anna Goodson Illustration Agency’s “Original Illustrators Willing to […]

Eric Petersen / Featured on OSSO

ILLUSTRAZIONE: Le opere stilizzate di Eric Petersen – “Contemporary Italian magazine: bringing the best of pop culture, art, design, photography and illustration.”

Illustrator Eric Petersen / The Verge/”One Of Us”

Illustration for a story titled “One Of Us” by Katherine Cross about “How Chelsea Manning became a hero to the trans community.”

Illustrator Eric Petersen / The Verge

Illustration for a story titled “Free Chelsea” by Russell Brandom about Chelsea Manning’s release.

Illustrator Eric Petersen / Featured on Open Minded

“Imaginer des images violemment réalistes est le travail d’Eric Petersen.”

Illustrator Eric Petersen / M Le magazine du Monde/ “Réservés aux femmes”

2 illustrations in M Le magazine du Monde for an article titled “Réservés aux femmes” by Lorraine de Foucher about Muslim women’s trade events in the Parisian suburbs that are forbidden to men.

Illustrator Eric Petersen / The Washington Post

2 illustrations for Arts & Style cover story titled “Soft, smooth and steady: How Xanax turned American music into pill-pop” by Chris Richards about how “The anxiety-smothering sound of today works hand-in-glove with streaming services.”

Illustrator Eric Petersen / SND38: Award of Excellence – POLITICO Europe

Award of Excellence for the Best of News Design Creative Competition 38 for “Welcome to Agadez” in the category of News Design [Pages] Cover Story/Compact 49,999 and under for POLITICO Europe. Congratulations to Creative Director Tim Ball and team!

Illustrator Eric Petersen / SND38: Award of Excellence – The Chronicle Review

Award of Excellence for the Best of News Design Creative Competition 38 for “Free Expression in Peril” in the category of Illustration Opinion/Color for The Chronicle Review. Congratulations to Art Director Sue LaLumia and team!

Illustrator Eric Petersen / The Chronicle of Higher Education, The Threat From Within

Illustration for a story titled “The Threat From Within” by John Etchemendy about how “Intellectual homogeneity weakens the academic enterprise…”

Eric Petersen Illustrates The Cover of The Guardian Review Saturday, Feb 25th 2017

Cover of The Guardian Review Saturday February 25th – “Make America great again. Take back control… From politics to culture, we have been gripped by a wave of nostalgia. Mohsin Hamid calls on storytellers to look ahead with hope.”

Illustrator Eric Petersen / VICE’s arts channel The Creators Project

My Handmade series featured on VICE’s arts channel The Creators Project. “The Creators Project is a global celebration of creativity, arts and technology. Launched in 2009 with Intel as founding partner, the platform features the works of visionary artists across multiple disciplines who are using technology to push the boundaries of creative expression.”

Illustrator Eric Petersen / Featured on iGNANT

“iGNANT is an award-winning online magazine featuring the finest in art, design, photography, fashion and architecture.”

Illustrator Eric Petersen / Society of Illustrators 59: Featured Artist

Featured in Society of Illustrators 59 book and exhibition for ‘The Secret Rules of the Internet’ – The Verge (editorial series). Art Director: James Bareham, Editor: Michael Zelenko. Exhibit Dates: February 3 – February 25, 2017 in NYC: Society of Illustrators, 128 East 63rd Street (between Lexington and Park Avenue)

Illustrator Eric Petersen / We And The Color Feature

We And The Color, a blog for art and design inspiration as well as various creative fields.

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