November 9, 2009

ONLINE SPOTLIGHT: Jashar Awan

Jashar Awan, Illustration
 
Since graduating Pratt in 2004, Brooklyn based Illustrator Jashar Awan has been published and interviewed for his innovative, graphic work. At PEP Gallery he curated a show featuring work by forty artists called “Downright,” where his own work was also shown. The Society of Illustrators also featured his work, and he was included in Taschen’s “Illustration Now Volume 2.” In 2008 Jashar received the gold award from the American Society of Business Publication Editors for a work entitled “The Elusive Patient.” Jashar’s client list includes, among many others, Dark Horse Comics, L Magazine, The New York Times, The New Yorker, and Vibe.
 
On November 17, 2009 you can hear Jashar speak about how Pratt has impacted his work today and how he plans to keep moving forward in the Illustration industry. For more information visit, http://www.pratt.edu/calendar/view/life_after_pratt/
 
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