David Stokes, art director of Investment News was looking for a novel way of showing the "fiscal cliff". I liked the idea of a man steering his savings along a green path, and then suddenly coming to a hole.
Art director Ellen Winkler asked me illustrate this piece about colleges that are hungry for funding and in search of philanthropists. They're not so easy to catch.
Academics who devote so much of their time to the study of humanities and politics have much to offer society, but they are often perceived as "sitting in an ivory tower" above and outside of the real world. This perception only widens the divide between academics and policy makers, to the disadvantage of society.
"How Transformations Take Flight"