New Orleans Live

Jazz musician drawing

Last month I visited New Orleans and had a chance to spend two nights on Frenchman Street in the world famous French Quarter. Frenchman Street is famous for its eclectic mix of live music happening nightly, late into the night. Perfect for me to put the kids to bed and get out to experience the […]

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American Illustration Party

greg betza american illustration 37

I attended my first American Illustration party last Thursday. This is also my first time chosen to appear in the American Illustration Book that will be distributed later this year, American Illustration 37. The party was held at the Angel Orensanz Center, which is housed in the oldest surviving synagogue building in New York City. […]

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Benefits Pro cover/spread

Had a chance to illustrate the cover of Benefits Pro magazine this month as well as the opening spread for the cover story. I always enjoy working with AD Chris and I love that they boldly used illustration on their cover. Here is the illustration, sans type, and the spread. Would love to hear what […]

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Gender Inequality in Fashion for the NY Times

Here is my latest illustration for the Style section of the New York Times. I was asked to illustrate gender inequality in the fashion industry. I had a few sketch options which I think worked but I’m really happy with the “slanted runway” concept that was chosen. Many thanks to AD Bernadette and the NYT for […]

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Washington Post: Syria, A Love Story

This story by Louisa Loveluck and Suzan Haidamous is both beautiful and painful. It’s hard to say whether I enjoyed this assignment or found it a painful reminder of the senselessness that happens sometimes in the world. I recommend any visitors to my blog to read it here. Thank you to Jason at the Washington Post […]

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Spring Makeup for The NY Times

I was contacted last week to create a series of illustrations for the Style section of the New York Times. The illustrations needed to work with photos of different cosmetics as the article was about How to Wear Spring’s Most Inventive New Makeup. It was a bit of a challenge but challenges often lead to interesting […]

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Illustration 60 Winner

I’m very happy to announce my series of illustrations for the documentary The Vietnam War has been accepted by the Society of Illustrators for inclusion in #soi60 Thanks to AD Drew Campbell, The Society of Illustrators @soi128 and the judges!

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An American in Paris-Boston Globe

Last week I got a call to illustrate a nice story about a woman’s quest for the perfect Parisian apartment and how meeting the right partner changed everything. I really enjoyed this piece. You can read the story here: https://realestate.boston.com/my-first-home/2017/10/26/an-american-in-paris/ Thanks to Lesley at the Boston Globe for the commission.

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The Vietnam War

It’s been a very busy summer and I haven’t really had time to post, but now that I a few projects have been completed, I’d love to share one that has just been released. Back in July I was contacted by Atlantic Re:think, the marketing division of the Atlantic Magazine, to create a series of […]

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