Illustrator 52 coverIllustrator 52 is now on sale -described as ‘the leading directory of American and international illustration” it is put together by the Society of Illustrators in New York and truly contains the who’s who of illustrators in the US. You can order it by emailing Katie Blocher at

This year one of my drawings made its way into the selected few. Entitled “Bad News” it is a three panel nearly silent narration and part of one of the upcoming chapters of my graphic novel.

Bad news by Jean Tripier

The coolest things about the Society of Illustrators though are 1) their museum in NYC, a must visit and 2) their stationary -check out my admission letter for Illustrator 52.

Illustrator 52 admission letter