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"The students with whom I work."
Cover image for the Society of Illustrators 43rd annual
Silver Medal, Society of Illustrators annual competition; Applied Arts magazine; STEP Inside Design; Step-By-Step magazine; RSVP competition; Blue Cube competition; Spectrum Annual competition; Communication Arts annual competition
Richard Krepel has worked as an artist and illustrator on a national level for the past 30 years and as a SCAD professor for the past 20 years. He has enjoyed a wide range of assignments, including cover commissions for Newsweek and U.S. News & World Report, poster and program art for the New York City Ballet and corporate imagery for countless Fortune 500 companies. In 2005, Krepel completed 25 illustrations for "Hallelujah," a collaborative book project featuring the poetry of selected hymns. Krepel's work has won awards in many of the nation's top industry shows, magazines and annuals including: Applied Arts, Digital Design, Step Inside Design, Step By Step, RSVP, Spectrum (the best of fantasy art), American Illustration, Communication Arts and the New York Society of Illustrators. His work was selected for the cover of the NY Society of Illustrators in 2004 - a singular honor. Krepel earned Bachelor of Fine Arts degrees from Art Center College of Design and the University of Arizona, and a Master of Fine Arts degree from SCAD.