Award-winning cartoonist and illustrator Barry Blitt will present a slide talk on his work at 5:30 p.m., Monday, April 3, at Mattin 101, Jones Building, N. Charles & E. 33rd Streets.
Blitt’s presentation, “In One Eye and Out the Other,” starts at 5:30 p.m. in Room 101 of the F. Ross Jones Building, Mattin Center, on the Homewood campus at 3400 N. Charles St. in Baltimore. Admission is free and open to the public.
Since 1992, Blitt has done illustrations and drawn over 80 covers for The New Yorker magazine, including “Deluged,” which was voted Cover of the Year by the American Society of Magazine Editors in 2006, and “The Politics of Fear,” a finalist for the same award in 2009. His work has also appeared in Vanity Fair, Time, Rolling Stone, and The Atlantic. From 2003-2011, he illustrated Frank Rich’s weekly column in the New York Times.
Blitt has been honored with exhibitions and awards from the Society of Illustrators, Print, and American Illustration, and is a member of the Art Directors Club Hall of Fame. He has also illustrated numerous children’s books, notably Once Upon a Time, the End (Asleep in 60 Seconds) and George Washington’s Birthday: A Mostly True Tall Tale. He lives and works in Roxbury, CT.
Barry Blitt’s appearance is co-sponsored by the Center for Visual Arts and Homewood Arts Programs. Visitor parking on campus is available in the South Garage, 3101 Wyman Park Drive.
Below are some selected The New Yorker covers illustrated by Blitt.