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Edel Rodriguez
Edel Rodriguez was born in 1971 in Havana, Cuba. He received a B.F.A. in Painting from Pratt Institute in 1994 and an M.F.A. from Hunter College in 1998. Using a variety of materials, his work ranges from conceptual to portraiture and landscape.

His work has been featured twice on the cover of Communication Arts. It has also been regularly selected to appear in the pages of American Illustration, Society of Publication Designers, and The Society of Illustrators Annuals. He is also the recipient of both a Gold and three Silver Medals from the Society of Illustrators. He has illustrated five children's books and is the author of two. A stamp he created for the United States Postal Service was released in the Summer of 2005. He has been a regular contributor to The New Yorker for 15 years.

Edel's artwork is in the collections of a variety of institutions, including the Smithsonian in Washington D.C., as well as in the private collections of a variety of writers, actors, designers, businessmen, and political figures.

Partial Client List: The New Yorker, Time Magazine, MTV, Pepsi Inc., U.S. Postal Service, Spot Design, Nike Inc., WBMG, Rolling Stone, Texas Monthly, Gentleman's Quarterly, Playboy, Reader's Digest, National Geographic Traveler, Little Brown and Co., The New York Times, Galison Books, University of Chicago Press, The New Republic, Hyperion Books, New York Magazine, The Wall Street Journal, Henry Holt Books, Esquire magazine, Conde Naste Traveler, The Washington Post, David Morris Design, Fortune Magazine, Billboard Magazine, Golf Digest, The Progressive, Los Angeles Times, McGraw-Hill, The Nation, Vibe Magazine
Classes
Album Art (3 weeks)
Album Art (6 weeks)
The Power of The Idea (3 weeks)
The Power of The Idea (6 weeks)
Visual Metaphors (3 weeks)
Visual Metaphors (6 weeks)
Editorial Print (3 weeks)
Editorial Print (6 weeks)
Information Graphics (3 weeks)
Information Graphics (6 weeks)
The New York Times Op Ed (3 weeks)
The New York Times Op Ed (6 weeks)
Caricature (3 weeks)
Caricature (6 weeks)
Realistic Portraits (3 weeks)
Realistic Portraits (6 weeks)