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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

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

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

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

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

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

Seasonal Brews

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

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© Mary Ann Smith

Boston Spring Training

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

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© Mary Ann Smith

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

British Economy

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

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© Mary Ann Smith

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

European Economy

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

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© Mary Ann Smith

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

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

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

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