Mary Ann Smith

Mary Ann Smith for New York Times

Check out these 4 illustrations by Mary Ann Smith featured on The New York Times website to accompany an article titled, “What to See at New York’s Art Fairs This Week”.

View more artwork by Mary Ann through her Directory of Illustration portfolio and her website.


Illustrated Maps That Captivate & Inform

Featured image: ©Carlo Stanga

Illustrated maps use artistic style to create an accurate representation of an area while emphasizing what’s important and eye-catching.

In this way, illustrated maps give us the ability to virtually travel across the globe and visit places we’ve never been. They also serve to help us navigate our world and help us discover new, exciting things in our own familiar surroundings.

Here are a few examples of informative & captivating maps by Directory of Illustration artists.

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