Ellen Weinstein
The Good, The Bad and The Funky

A few months ago, I received a phone call from the actor, Isiah Whitlock, Jr., who has been featured in The Wire, Cedar Rapids and Louis CK amongst many other movies and television shows. Isiah, who has his own private wine label saw my work and commissioned me to create a label for him. After initial sketches, he requested that I make the penguin's butt bigger, one of my favorite client comments ever.

A provocative story on former Ramparts Magazine editor, David Horowitz, targeting Muslim student organizations on campus. The art ran on three covers nationally and as an interior illustration in several others. Thanks to Tom Carlson, Art Director.

Another interesting yet somber cover for Village Voice Media. The story is about juvenile lifers who were sentenced before that punishment was ruled unconstitutional. Thanks to Jay Vollmar, Art Director.

Ididnotarod, a personal piece that found a home on The Atlantic Magazine’s gallery page. Norman Rockwell said, “ If a picture wasn’t going very well, I’d put a puppy in it.” Why stop at one?

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