Thursday, February 18, 2016

New Artist Watch Feature at Escape Into Life

Manuja Waldia, Cover Design for Othello
Penguin Random House Shakespeare Series
© Manuja Waldia
Used With Permission


Work by illustrator and graphic designer Manuja Waldia is featured today in my February Artist Watch column at Escape Into Life

An emerging, exceptional talent, Manuja is the designer of covers for Penguin Random House's new series of Shakespeare's plays—40 in all!—marking the 400th anniversary of The Bard's death. Debuting March 29 with Manuja's inspired covers are new editions of the classics Hamlet, Macbeth, King Lear, and Romeo and Juliet. Debuting July 5 are new editions of A Midsummer Night's Dream and Twelfth Night. (They are available to pre-order.)

Manuja also is a ceramist. (See a selection of her ceramics.) She has created designs for cards and stationery, tote bags, product tags, and clothing patterns.

At Artist Watch, you'll find a selection of images from Manuja's portfolio and her brief biography and Artist Statement.

Penguin Random House Pelican Shakespeare 2016 Series

1 comment:

Kathleen said...

I'm excited about the book covers and delighted with the coincidence that your blog today and the Artist Watch post coincide with our local celebration of the 400th anniversary of Shakespeare at the public library tonight--a poetry reading featuring his sonnets!