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January 4, 2017

Advertising art directors need to pinpoint just the right artist to bring their idea to life; we think you’ll agree that each made the perfect choice for these exciting projects by artists on Theispot.  Explore each of these featured Advertising illustrations in depth by clicking on the links below. (more)

April 25, 2016

John Mattos is the Official Artist of the 2016 Kentucky Derby, the longest running sporting event in the United States, dating back to 1875.   (more)

October 30, 2014

John Mattos was commissioned to create a series of art deco inspired murals and caricatures for the restaurant of the buzzworthy new Beaumont Hotel in London.  The glamorous, clubby room channels a bygone era of polo, horseracing and Hollywood allure. (more)

October 28, 2014

John Mattos has been named the official illustrator for the Breeder's Cup World Championship for the second year in a row. The equestrian event will include 14 races and purses with awards totaling $27 million; John’s work is sure to convey the elegance of this prestigious competition. (more)

May 21, 2014

John Mattos brought vintage glamour to the cover illustration of Rhys Bowen's royal mystery novel, "Queen of Hearts" for Penguin Group. The story tells of complicated love affairs on a dramatic transatlantic crossing… (more)

January 2, 2013

John Mattos illustrated the cover for “Rules of Murder, the first volume in Julianna Deering's new fiction series, Drew Farthering's Mysteries. (more)

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October 18, 2012

Richard Solomon’s ongoing project for his group of artists, FLOW, connects work by 36 artists in a visually rhythmic sequence. Here is the Flow so far, featuring the third group of images by Maria Corte Maidagan, John Mattos, Tim Bower, and David Johnson.   (more)

July 26, 2012

John Mattos is the cover illustrator of record for mystery novelist Rhys Bowen's suave Royal Spyness series of thrillers. Here is the latest, “The Twelve Clues of Christmas," to be released in November, along with the past covers of the popular mystery collection. (more)

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July 12, 2012

John Mattos created this heroically sexy illustration of fast times in the Olympic Village for the current issue of Men's Journal.  Faster, higher, stronger indeed… (more)

August 2, 2011

John Mattos is one of a select group of artists chosen to illustrate the United States Postal Service collectable “Forever” stamps for the year 2012.  John’s topic, illustrated over a set of four stamps, is a celebration of bicycling, from training wheels to airborne BMX rider. (more)