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I was asked to illustrate the different characteristics of the multiple art shows being held in New York City each spring. I decided to solve it by imagining a guest at each of the shows near art that reflects their style.

©, 2017 Mary Ann Smith
illustration of This image depicts woman's desire to rise into higher corporate positions usually occupied by men by showing a woman literally breaking the glass ceiling in her office. illustration of This image depicts woman's desire to rise into higher corporate positions usually occupied by men by showing a woman literally breaking the glass ceiling in her office.

Breaking the Glass Ceiling

This image depicts woman's desire to rise into higher corporate positions usually occupied by men by showing a woman literally breaking the glass ceiling in her office.

Keywords: Conceptual, Figurative, Stylized, Corporate, Editorial, People, Feminine

© Mary Ann Smith
illustration of This image is about the different personalities of the different art shows in New York City this spring illustration of This image is about the different personalities of the different art shows in New York City this spring

Art Fair Season in NYC

This image is about the different personalities of the different art shows in New York City this spring

Keywords: Figurative, Painterly, Whimsical, Concept Art, Leisure, People, Web Illustration, Lifestyle, Grunge, Urban

© Mary Ann Smith
illustration of This is a depiction of the disorientation that accompanies memory loss associated with Alzheimers Disease and ageing. illustration of This is a depiction of the disorientation that accompanies memory loss associated with Alzheimers Disease and ageing.

ageing and memory loss

This is a depiction of the disorientation that accompanies memory loss associated with Alzheimers Disease and ageing.

Keywords: Conceptual, Figurative, Stylized, Health, Medical, Lifestyle, Feminine

© Mary Ann Smith
illustration of This illustration was done for Arlington Magazine for a story about a non-screentime mom binge-watching a series that hit close to her own life. illustration of This illustration was done for Arlington Magazine for a story about a non-screentime mom binge-watching a series that hit close to her own life.

Binge-Watching

This illustration was done for Arlington Magazine for a story about a non-screentime mom binge-watching a series that hit close to her own life.

Keywords: Conceptual, Silhouette, Stylized, Comic Book, Editorial, Family, Leisure, Lifestyle, Feminine

© Mary Ann Smith
illustration of This is an illustration about airline's tendency of using aggressive behavior toward passengers. illustration of This is an illustration about airline's tendency of using aggressive behavior toward passengers.

Angry Airlines

This is an illustration about airline's tendency of using aggressive behavior toward passengers.

Keywords: Conceptual, Silhouette, Stylized, Concept Art, Annual Report, Architecture, Corporate, Editorial, Industrial, Masculine

© Mary Ann Smith
illustration of An illustration for the Chicago Tribune for an article about winter beers. illustration of An illustration for the Chicago Tribune for an article about winter beers.

Seasonal Brews

An illustration for the Chicago Tribune for an article about winter beers.

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© Mary Ann Smith
illustration of Looking forward to spring training after a snowy winter in the northeast. illustration of Looking forward to spring training after a snowy winter in the northeast.

Boston Spring Training

Looking forward to spring training after a snowy winter in the northeast.

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© Mary Ann Smith
illustration of This is an illustration of a pencil that is also a candle and a source of light. illustration of This is an illustration of a pencil that is also a candle and a source of light.

Enlightened Learning

This is an illustration of a pencil that is also a candle and a source of light.

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© Mary Ann Smith
illustration of This image is fantasy of a swimming bird emerging from a lake at night. illustration of This image is fantasy of a swimming bird emerging from a lake at night.

Night Swimming

This image is fantasy of a swimming bird emerging from a lake at night.

Keywords: Painterly, Motion, Animals, Book Covers, Fantasy, Landscape, Mystery, Nature, Spiritual, Environmental

© Mary Ann Smith
illustration of Points of interest map to illustrate an article about the area in Bethesda and Arlington Magazines. illustration of Points of interest map to illustrate an article about the area in Bethesda and Arlington Magazines.

Tourist Map

Points of interest map to illustrate an article about the area in Bethesda and Arlington Magazines.

Keywords: Lettering, Painterly, Technical, Type Design, Adventure, Information Graphics, Leisure, Maps, Transportation, Travel

© Mary Ann Smith
illustration of This illustration was for an article that asked, illustration of This illustration was for an article that asked,

Up In Arms

This illustration was for an article that asked, "Should guns be allowed in schools?"

Keywords: Conceptual, Realism, Stylized, Concept Art, Editorial, Health, Political, Edgy

© Mary Ann Smith
illustration of This series imagines a magical walk in lower Manhattan on the night of the Winter Solstice for a greeting card. illustration of This series imagines a magical walk in lower Manhattan on the night of the Winter Solstice for a greeting card.

Winter Solstice

This series imagines a magical walk in lower Manhattan on the night of the Winter Solstice for a greeting card.

Keywords: Conceptual, Figurative, Graphic, Stylized, Comic Book, Fantasy, Landscape, Mystery, People, Urban

© Mary Ann Smith
illustration of An image that suggests that humans should live in harmony with nature. illustration of An image that suggests that humans should live in harmony with nature.

Greening

An image that suggests that humans should live in harmony with nature.

Keywords: Conceptual, Stylized, Concept Art, Animals, Botanical, Corporate, Editorial, Nature, Agriculture, Environmental

© Mary Ann Smith
illustration of A tourist map of Cafe's in Tribeca. illustration of A tourist map of Cafe's in Tribeca.

Tribeca Map

A tourist map of Cafe's in Tribeca.

Keywords: Lettering, Stylized, Whimsical, Food, Icons, Information Graphics, Leisure, Maps, Travel, Food/Beverage

© Mary Ann Smith
illustration of This image is a tourist map of points-of-interest in the area for Bethesda and Arlington Magazines. illustration of This image is a tourist map of points-of-interest in the area for Bethesda and Arlington Magazines.

Map of Philadelphia

This image is a tourist map of points-of-interest in the area for Bethesda and Arlington Magazines.

Keywords: Conceptual, Lettering, Stylized, Concept Art, Food, Information Graphics, Leisure, Maps, Travel, Food/Beverage

© Mary Ann Smith
illustration of This is a depiction of the feeling of missing someone. illustration of This is a depiction of the feeling of missing someone.

Loss

This is a depiction of the feeling of missing someone.

Keywords: Conceptual, Figurative, Stylized, Concept Art, Editorial, Health, Medical, People, Lifestyle, Feminine

© Mary Ann Smith
illustration of This is an illustration of a welcoming heart. illustration of This is an illustration of a welcoming heart.

Open Heart

This is an illustration of a welcoming heart.

Keywords: Conceptual, Stylized, Concept Art, Editorial, Family, Health, Romance, Lifestyle, Feminine, Spiritual

© Mary Ann Smith
illustration of For a New York Times story about parenting your child when they start using a cell phone. illustration of For a New York Times story about parenting your child when they start using a cell phone.

Kids and Cell Phones

For a New York Times story about parenting your child when they start using a cell phone.

Keywords: Conceptual, Stylized, Concept Art, Computers, Editorial, Family, Health, Lifestyle, Feminine, Youth

© Mary Ann Smith
illustration of An illustration for Arlington Magazine about sharing the pain of miscarriage with other women. illustration of An illustration for Arlington Magazine about sharing the pain of miscarriage with other women.

Miscarriage

An illustration for Arlington Magazine about sharing the pain of miscarriage with other women.

Keywords: Conceptual, Figurative, Stylized, Concept Art, Editorial, Health, Medical, People, Lifestyle, Feminine

© Mary Ann Smith
illustration of This is an image of a serene woman watching the snow fall and was done for a greeting card. illustration of This is an image of a serene woman watching the snow fall and was done for a greeting card.

Snowfall

This is an image of a serene woman watching the snow fall and was done for a greeting card.

Keywords: Graphic, Stylized, Book Covers, Editorial, Health, Icons, Still Life, Food/Beverage, Lifestyle, Youth

© Mary Ann Smith
illustration of This image depicts the reluctance of some parents to vaccinate their children due to fears of doing them harm. illustration of This image depicts the reluctance of some parents to vaccinate their children due to fears of doing them harm.

Vaccination Fear

This image depicts the reluctance of some parents to vaccinate their children due to fears of doing them harm.

Keywords: Conceptual, Stylized, Concept Art, Children, Editorial, Family, Health, Medical, Science, Lifestyle

© Mary Ann Smith
illustration of This is an image of Central Park in winter for a holiday greeting card. illustration of This is an image of Central Park in winter for a holiday greeting card.

City Winter

This is an image of Central Park in winter for a holiday greeting card.

Keywords: Stylized, Decorative, Whimsical, Architecture, Editorial, Holidays, Landscape, Nature, Lifestyle, Urban

© Mary Ann Smith
illustration of This illustration is about threat that the Zika Virus poses to pregnant women. illustration of This illustration is about threat that the Zika Virus poses to pregnant women.

Zika Virus

This illustration is about threat that the Zika Virus poses to pregnant women.

Keywords: Conceptual, Figurative, Stylized, Concept Art, Editorial, Health, Medical, Travel, Lifestyle, Feminine

© Mary Ann Smith
illustration of this is an illustration that depicts the senselessness of the violence ISIS is inflicting. illustration of this is an illustration that depicts the senselessness of the violence ISIS is inflicting.

Beheading the Terrorist

this is an illustration that depicts the senselessness of the violence ISIS is inflicting.

Keywords: Figurative, Stylized, Editorial, Icons, Landscape, People, Political, Travel, Masculine, Edgy

© Mary Ann Smith
illustration of This image depicts the painful effects of office bullying. illustration of This image depicts the painful effects of office bullying.

Office Bully

This image depicts the painful effects of office bullying.

Keywords: Conceptual, Figurative, Stylized, Concept Art, Annual Report, Corporate, Editorial, People, Lifestyle, Feminine

© Mary Ann Smith
illustration of This art illustrates the uncertain feeling of the first day on the job after a big promotion. illustration of This art illustrates the uncertain feeling of the first day on the job after a big promotion.

Job Promotion

This art illustrates the uncertain feeling of the first day on the job after a big promotion.

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© Mary Ann Smith
illustration of This art asks How much digital privacy do we have   on our office computer? illustration of This art asks How much digital privacy do we have   on our office computer?

Digital Privacy at work

This art asks How much digital privacy do we have on our office computer?

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© Mary Ann Smith
illustration of This art was done for a New York Times special section on women's health. illustration of This art was done for a New York Times special section on women's health.

Women's Health

This art was done for a New York Times special section on women's health.

Keywords: Conceptual, Lettering, Stylized, Concept Art, Editorial, Industrial, Political, Lifestyle, Masculine, Edgy

© Mary Ann Smith
illustration of A comp illustration that says: illustration of A comp illustration that says:

Fly

A comp illustration that says: "Wear Nike and you can fly!"

Keywords: Conceptual, Figurative, Stylized, Concept Art, Annual Report, Corporate, Editorial, People, Lifestyle, Masculine

© Mary Ann Smith
illustration of A comp illustration showing that hydration is illustration of A comp illustration showing that hydration is

Drink Smart

A comp illustration showing that hydration is "Smart" when working out.

Keywords: Conceptual, Silhouette, Stylized, Concept Art, Editorial, Health, Sports, Lifestyle, Feminine, Environmental

© Mary Ann Smith
illustration of This illustration is about the overvaluation of homes that led to default and home loss for many. illustration of This illustration is about the overvaluation of homes that led to default and home loss for many.

Housing Bubble

This illustration is about the overvaluation of homes that led to default and home loss for many.

Keywords: Conceptual, Stylized, Concept Art, Annual Report, Architecture, Corporate, Editorial, Industrial, Landscape, Financial

© Mary Ann Smith
illustration of An illustration of a man day dreaming with his head in the clouds. illustration of An illustration of a man day dreaming with his head in the clouds.

Head in the Clouds

An illustration of a man day dreaming with his head in the clouds.

Keywords: Conceptual, Figurative, Stylized, Concept Art, Humor, Editorial, People, Portrait, Lifestyle, Masculine

© Mary Ann Smith
illustration of This is an illustration of beautiful woman bathing in nature. illustration of This is an illustration of beautiful woman bathing in nature.

Nature Bath

This is an illustration of beautiful woman bathing in nature.

Keywords: Collage, Digital, Graphic, Painterly, Stylized, Texture, Concept Art, Editorial, Political, Edgy

© Mary Ann Smith
illustration of For a New York Times story about Pinot Noir from the Russian River Valley in the Pacific North West. illustration of For a New York Times story about Pinot Noir from the Russian River Valley in the Pacific North West.

Regional Wine

For a New York Times story about Pinot Noir from the Russian River Valley in the Pacific North West.

Keywords: Conceptual, Stylized, Concept Art, Editorial, Landscape, Leisure, Product, Travel, Food/Beverage, Lifestyle

© Mary Ann Smith
illustration of This image is about the analysis the FDA is doing to determine the actual contents of nutritional supplements. illustration of This image is about the analysis the FDA is doing to determine the actual contents of nutritional supplements.

FDA and Vitamins

This image is about the analysis the FDA is doing to determine the actual contents of nutritional supplements.

Keywords: Conceptual, Stylized, Concept Art, Editorial, Food, Health, Medical, Science, Scientific, Lifestyle

© Mary Ann Smith
illustration of An illustration about the value of the British pound and/or the strength of its economy. illustration of An illustration about the value of the British pound and/or the strength of its economy.

British Economy

An illustration about the value of the British pound and/or the strength of its economy.

Keywords:

© Mary Ann Smith
illustration of An illustration about the value of the US Dollar and/or the strength of its economy. illustration of An illustration about the value of the US Dollar and/or the strength of its economy.

US Economy

An illustration about the value of the US Dollar and/or the strength of its economy.

Keywords: Conceptual, Figurative, Stylized, Concept Art, Annual Report, Corporate, Editorial, People, Masculine, Financial

© Mary Ann Smith
illustration of An illustration about the value of the Euro and/or the strength of the European economy. illustration of An illustration about the value of the Euro and/or the strength of the European economy.

European Economy

An illustration about the value of the Euro and/or the strength of the European economy.

Keywords:

© Mary Ann Smith
illustration of This illustration was done for The New York Times for a story about energy wasting appliances. illustration of This illustration was done for The New York Times for a story about energy wasting appliances.

Power Vampires

This illustration was done for The New York Times for a story about energy wasting appliances.

Keywords: Conceptual, Photoillustration, Concept Art, Humor, Annual Report, Editorial, Industrial, Science, Lifestyle, Environmental

© Mary Ann Smith
illustration of This art was for a New York Times article about breaking in the digital age. illustration of This art was for a New York Times article about breaking in the digital age.

Online Breakups

This art was for a New York Times article about breaking in the digital age.

Keywords: Conceptual, Digital, Concept Art, Humor, Computers, Editorial, Romance, Web Illustration, Lifestyle, Feminine

© Mary Ann Smith
illustration of This illustration was done for the New York Times for a story about the changes in the apartment rental market that favor the landlord. illustration of This illustration was done for the New York Times for a story about the changes in the apartment rental market that favor the landlord.

Aptartment Rental Market

This illustration was done for the New York Times for a story about the changes in the apartment rental market that favor the landlord.

Keywords: Conceptual, Digital, Special Effects, Stylized, Concept Art, Motion, Corporate, Editorial, Lifestyle, Financial

© Mary Ann Smith

Mary Ann Smith

illustration of This image depicts woman's desire to rise into higher corporate positions usually occupied by men by showing a woman literally breaking the glass ceiling in her office.
illustration of This image is about the different personalities of the different art shows in New York City this spring
illustration of This is a depiction of the disorientation that accompanies memory loss associated with Alzheimers Disease and ageing.
illustration of This illustration was done for Arlington Magazine for a story about a non-screentime mom binge-watching a series that hit close to her own life.
illustration of This is an illustration about airline's tendency of using aggressive behavior toward passengers.
illustration of An illustration for the Chicago Tribune for an article about winter beers.
illustration of Looking forward to spring training after a snowy winter in the northeast.
illustration of This is an illustration of a pencil that is also a candle and a source of light.
illustration of This image is fantasy of a swimming bird emerging from a lake at night.
illustration of Points of interest map to illustrate an article about the area in Bethesda and Arlington Magazines.
illustration of This illustration was for an article that asked,
illustration of This series imagines a magical walk in lower Manhattan on the night of the Winter Solstice for a greeting card.
illustration of An image that suggests that humans should live in harmony with nature.
illustration of A tourist map of Cafe's in Tribeca.
illustration of This image is a tourist map of points-of-interest in the area for Bethesda and Arlington Magazines.
illustration of This is a depiction of the feeling of missing someone.
illustration of This is an illustration of a welcoming heart.
illustration of For a New York Times story about parenting your child when they start using a cell phone.
illustration of An illustration for Arlington Magazine about sharing the pain of miscarriage with other women.
illustration of This is an image of a serene woman watching the snow fall and was done for a greeting card.
illustration of This image depicts the reluctance of some parents to vaccinate their children due to fears of doing them harm.
illustration of This is an image of Central Park in winter for a holiday greeting card.
illustration of This illustration is about threat that the Zika Virus poses to pregnant women.
illustration of this is an illustration that depicts the senselessness of the violence ISIS is inflicting.
illustration of This image depicts the painful effects of office bullying.
illustration of This art illustrates the uncertain feeling of the first day on the job after a big promotion.
illustration of This art asks How much digital privacy do we have   on our office computer?
illustration of This art was done for a New York Times special section on women's health.
illustration of A comp illustration that says:
illustration of A comp illustration showing that hydration is
illustration of This illustration is about the overvaluation of homes that led to default and home loss for many.
illustration of An illustration of a man day dreaming with his head in the clouds.
illustration of This is an illustration of beautiful woman bathing in nature.
illustration of For a New York Times story about Pinot Noir from the Russian River Valley in the Pacific North West.
illustration of This image is about the analysis the FDA is doing to determine the actual contents of nutritional supplements.
illustration of An illustration about the value of the British pound and/or the strength of its economy.
illustration of An illustration about the value of the US Dollar and/or the strength of its economy.
illustration of An illustration about the value of the Euro and/or the strength of the European economy.
illustration of This illustration was done for The New York Times for a story about energy wasting appliances.
illustration of This art was for a New York Times article about breaking in the digital age.
illustration of This illustration was done for the New York Times for a story about the changes in the apartment rental market that favor the landlord.

Biography

Mary Ann Smith came to New York to attend Parsons School of Design where She earned a BFA Degree. She's been illustrating professionally ever since. She's worked for magazines, newspapers, the internet and book publishers. Her clients include The New York Times, The Washington Post, The Chicago Tribune, The International Herald Tribune, GQ, BusinessWeek, Security Management Magazine, Bethesda and Arlington Magazines, Penguin Books and Simon & Schuster.

Style/Techniques

Collage, Conceptual, Digital, Figurative, Graphic, Lettering, Painterly, Photoillustration, Realism, Silhouette, Special Effects, Stylized, Technical, Texture, Type Design, Decorative, Whimsical, Concept Art, Motion

Subject/Specialties

Humor, Adventure, Animals, Annual Report, Architecture, Book Covers, Botanical, Children, Comic Book, Computers, Corporate, Editorial, Family, Fantasy, Food, Health, Holidays, Icons, Industrial, Information Graphics, Landscape, Leisure, Maps, Medical, Mystery, Nature, People, Political, Portrait, Product, Romance, Science, Scientific, Sports, Still Life, Transportation, Travel, Web Illustration, Agriculture, Food/Beverage, Lifestyle, Feminine, Masculine, Spiritual, Youth, Edgy, Environmental, Financial, Grunge, Urban