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January 6, 2017

Thomas Ehretsmann’s psychologically gripping double portrait of Richard Nixon and Henry Kissinger has earned him a Silver Medal from The Society of Illustrators Los Angeles. (more)

June 16, 2016

Thomas Ehretsmann created a romantic portrait illustration of Herman Melville for a book review in the New Republic that asks, "Did an illicit love affair give birth to the great American novel?"  (more)

May 12, 2016

Thomas Ehretsmann’s wonderfully dignified portrait of director Whit Stillman for The Village Voice illustrates a feature on “Love and Friendship,” his new adaptation of Jane Austin’s “Lady Susan.” (more)

January 29, 2016

Thomas Ehretsmann’s haunting portrait illustration was commissioned by Princeton Alumni Weekly to accompany an article about their famous and influential alumni, Woodrow Wilson. "A member of the Class of 1879, Wilson spent 24 of his 67 years at the University, as a striving student, revered professor, and reformist president." (more)

January 19, 2016

Thomas Ehretsmann’s stunning double portrait illustration accompanied an essay in The Atlantic, paralleling the Richard Nixon / Henry Kissinger approach to foreign policy with that of the Obama administration. (more)

January 12, 2016

The line between visual art and music frequently blurs, never more so than in the brilliant work of David Bowie. Following is a collection of portraits created by members of theispot, celebrating various stages throughout Bowie's prolific, all too brief career.  Rest in Peace. (see more) 



January 8, 2016

Thomas Ehretsmann's intriguing portrait illustration of David Bowie for France's Le Monde accompanies an article about the artist’s new album, “Blackstar.” Described as his first jazz album, “Blackstar” was released on Bowie’s 69th birthday. (more)

January 5, 2016

Theispot contributors are well represented in all areas of publishing.  We’ve chosen a few highlights from children’s publishing, young adult, trade fiction and non-fiction.  Explore each of these featured Publishing illustrations in depth by clicking on the images below.



October 6, 2015

Thomas Ehretsmann was commissioned by MIT Technology Review to create this eerie illustration for an article about the man who is gearing up to revolutionize the world of artificial intelligence...again! (more)

June 1, 2015

Thomas Ehretsmann illustrated the second cover of the French comic book "L'Oeil de la Nuit," the story of Theo Sinclair's discovery of his super natural abilities and his epic journey which becomes a race against time to find Mercur-X. (more)