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February 22, 2017

John Hersey created a series of illustrations, as well as the headline logo, for the WNYC Note to Self podcast feature called “The Privacy Paradox.”  (more)

February 1, 2017

John Hersey’s illustration for Spectrum News accompanied an article about a computer program that can accurately estimate the prevalence of autism from children’s medical and school records. (more)

May 10, 2016

John Hersey’s illustration for The New Yorker accompanies an article describing “Sphero,” a rolling robot that teaches kids to code.  (more)

January 5, 2016

There are so many fantastic illustration assignments that do not fit neatly into the major categories, so we’ve grouped them under “design.”  Annual reports, murals, interactive are a few of the types of assignments we’ve selected.  Explore each of these featured Design illustrations in depth by clicking on the images below.



December 21, 2015

John Hersey’s illustration for The New Yorker accompanied an article about the Islamist war on secular bloggers in Bangladesh. (more)

November 3, 2015

John Hersey’s stream-of-consciousness, abstract watercolors were put to inspired use throughout the most recent Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center Annual Report(more)

March 10, 2015

John Hersey’s illustration for today’s New York Times about a team of scientists who might have discovered a way to essentially re-engineer the body genetically to resist disease. (more)

January 14, 2015

John Hersey’s illustration for National Public Radio’s “All Tech Considered” blog accompanies an article on the creative importance of downtime and the potential brilliance of good old-fashioned boredom. (more)

December 8, 2014

John Hersey’s buoyant illustration for The New York Times this Sunday accompanied an article on how technology might help fight income inequality. (more)

September 17, 2013

Today’s Science Times in the New York Times is ispotters, front to back.  The lead story, “DNA Double Take,” features a huge illustration by John Hersey:  (more)