Artist Statement

Title: Becoming Creators

We are all created. We can all become creators.

This piece represents my belief that with the help of our fellow humans, we can all find some way to make a positive impact in the world… as an artist, writer, journalist, leader, teacher, or inspiration… loudly or quietly… and make a positive impact on humanity.

About the Artist

John Mavroudis is the co-creator of three New Yorker covers including the 5th Anniversary of the 9/11 attacks. It was named Cover of the Year by the American Society of Magazine Editors (ASME) and named one of the 10 Best Covers of the Year by Advertising Age.
He won his second Cover of The Year award for his 2018 typographic portrait of Dr. Christine Blasey Ford. It was one of his four covers for TIME magazine. He has also worked with TIME as a Genesis TIMEPiece Artist for their initial NFT drop. His cover portrait of Joan Didion for Alta magazine won the 2020 Los Angeles Press Club National Arts & Entertainment Cover Art Award. Various other work includes multiple covers for The Nation magazine, over two dozen posters for the legendary Fillmore series, dozens of posters for Moonalice, and the 60th Anniversary poster for the Thessaloniki International Film Festival in Greece.

He has created work for his hometown teams (San Francisco Giants and the Golden State Warriors), and recently completed a limited-edition typographic portrait screenprint for the brand new Bob Dylan Center in Tulsa, OK.

He lives in the San Francisco Bay Area.

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