Sheridan Illustration alumni wins Society of Illustrators silver medal

Pete Ryan's award winning photo.

Pete Ryan’s award winning photo.

Bachelor of Illustration faculty member and Sheridan alumni –  Peter Ryan – was awarded a Silver Medal in Editorial Illustration by the Society of Illustrators of New York for his piece “Christians in the City”. The artwork will be included in an exhibition of winning images at the Museum of American Illustration in New York City between February 3-27, 2016.The premier showcase for illustrators and animators, the Society of Illustrators Annual Exhibition features over 400 pieces of the most outstanding works created throughout each year. Open to artists worldwide, thousands of entries are considered by a jury of professionals, which include renowned illustrators, art directors and designers.

Ryan posted the news on his Twitter and Tumblr accounts saying “Very pleased to share that this piece for Buzzfeed about Christians in the city received a silver medal in editorial from the Society of Illustrators. Thanks to the judges, and of course, Buzzfeed.”


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