Moore's Illustration graduates learn the best of both worlds: traditional drawing & painting combined with state-of-the-art digital technology. This department gives its seniors countless ways to collaborate with peers in interdisciplinary practice, providing encouragement for growth and opportunities to develop personal style and the skills necessary to launch a rewarding career. 

Click through the names in the navigation above the artwork to view each student's individual thesis work.

Header artwork: Laura Hodes '21, Illustration.

Mary Bess Acree: William David Brown Award for Most Improved in Illustration
Allison Christensen: Philadelphia Water Color Society Award
Cara Rusk: Blick Art Materials Award for Excellence in Illustration

Messages from the sponsors to the awardees:

The Board Members of the Philadelphia Water Color Society would like to Congratulate Allison Christensen for winning the Philadelphia Watercolor Society Award for Illustration, sponsored by the PWCS. The Philadelphia Water Color Society has a One Hundred and twenty year old rich artistic tradition that promotes Water Color and other dry Mediums like Pastels, Charcoal, Collage etc. on Paper. Highly acclaimed artists like John Singer Sargeant, Maxfield Parrish, Thornton Oakley, Andrew Wyeth, Pablo Picasso and Edward Hopper were former members of this prestigious Society.  It is a very high honor for Allison to win this Award and we wish her all the very best in her future artistic career. Congratulations! – Radhika Srinivas, President, Philadelphia Water Color Society (PWCS)
Blick Art Materials is proud to support Moore College of Art & Design and all of the young artists in this exhibition. We congratulate Cara Rusk on her award and wish her many happy seasons of creativity!

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