Liestman Elementary X Illustrated Press

A few weeks ago, IP visited Liestman Elementary in Houston, TX to talk comics and run a small workshop. After speaking with the entire fourth grade, students were invited to collect in the… Continue reading

Sarah E. Goode Academy x Illustrated Press

We’re proud to present original comics from Sarah E. Goode Stem Academy on Chicago’s Southwest Side! On January 5, 2016, Illustrated Press artist Jamie Hibdon hosted a workshop at the school to teach students… Continue reading

The New Black Power

We put in some work on this Chicago magazine piece from IP journalist Darryl Holliday and illustrator Jamie Hibdon. Check it out online and in glorious full-spread print in stores today. The night… Continue reading

This piece brought to you by the letter “I”

Thanks to our alma mater, Columbia College Chicago for the shout out on the 10 year anniversary of DEMO magazine — get the full story, A to Z: How do you define a city like Chicago?… Continue reading

Illustrated Press x Reveal

Our newest work is in collaboration with Reveal from the Center for Investigative Reporting. Check out the story, along with art from IP’s Jamie Hibdon by clicking on the image below:

From Data-Mapping to Comics: Visualizing Stories in Urban Reporting

The Illustrated Press joined three other journalists for a panel at the University of Chicago Careers in Journalism, Arts and Media’s UCIJAM Fest on November 6 in Hyde Park City Bureau and Illustrated Press… Continue reading

Illustrated Press Does Sourcing and Illustration work for “Foreign Correspondent”

Animated illustration from Illustrated Press art director Erik Rodriguez gives an update to our award-winning 2013 Chicago Reader story “How to Survive a Shooting” and provides the backdrop to this hourlong documentary from… Continue reading

We’ll Always Have Spring 2014…

Our cover illustration for the Spring 2014 issue of the Chicago Reporter — the magazine focused on “race, poverty and income inequality” that began 1972, will publish its last print issue this year in a nod… Continue reading

We’re on Instagram: @illustrated_press

Follow Illustrated Press on Instagram: @illustrated_press for photos and process work for #KedzieAve and beyond.

StoryArts 2015: The Documentary (featuring IP artist Jamie Hibdon)

Check out this mini-documentary of the 2015 StoryArts Summer Camp sessions — where Illustrated Press artist Jamie Hibdon developed and taught a series of drawing workshops exploring the hero’s journey with a group of Chicago… Continue reading

Kedzie Avenue Scrapbook comes to Comfort Society in Logan Square

COMFORT SOCIETY PRESENTS: Illustrated Press On ‘The Kedzie Avenue Scrapbook’ Members of Illustrated Press are on deck for the next round of speakers at Comfort Society, a series of summer talks at the Comfort Station, 2579… Continue reading

Introducing the Kedzie Avenue Scrapbook

Kedzie Avenue, like most of the things we do here at IP, began with a collaboration—between us and our more than 400 Kickstarter backers, as well as other funders. To pay homage to… Continue reading

“Story Lines” Exhibit Opens Friday, June 12 in Chicago

Join South Side Weekly and The Illustrated Press at Cultura in Pilsen to celebrate the opening of Story Lines, a gallery show of comics journalism pieces from and about the South Side. Featuring… Continue reading

The Lost Island of Pintious

Our latest collab comes via Darryl’s 10-year-old sister, Nia, and Illustrated Press artist Jamie Hibdon. Nia handled the words for her 5th grade class and Jamie deftly set it to illustration. “The Lost… Continue reading

Presenting the “Reporting Back” Final Presentation and Exhibit May 18

Many of you came out to our first exhibit for “Reporting Back: Neighborhood Dialogue in Humboldt Park” — and we’d love to have you back for our final presentation. CLICK HERE TO VIEW… Continue reading

Illustrated Press Presents at Prestigious Investigative Journalism Conference

Well, we had a great time presenting our take on illustrated journalism at the 9th Annual Logan Symposium in Investigative Reporting in Berekeley, California! Our panel, “New Ways to Tell An Investigative Story —… Continue reading

The double life of Darryl Holliday: Chicago Reader

Check out a story about Illustrated Press co-founder Darryl Holliday out today from Mike Miner of the Chicago Reader (click on the quote or photo for the full story): The double life of… Continue reading

Photos from the “Reporting Back” Exhibit Opener

Check out photos from our first Reporting Back exhibit with the Illinois Humanities Council and Attitude 7! And mark those calendars for our final presentation May 18 at Film Row Cinema, 1104 S Wabash… Continue reading

Exhibit Opening: “Reporting Back” in Humboldt Park

Our latest project will get a proper unveiling March 16 when we present a graphic journalism exhibit of neighborhood portraits and Humboldt Park stories at Cup and Spoon, 2415 W. North Ave. The exhibit is… Continue reading

Illustrated Press wins 2015 Studs Terkel Award Honors

Illustrated Press and writer/reporter Darryl Holliday have been honored with a 2015 Studs Terkel award for their innovative style of illustrated, street-level journalism since 2011. The award was given to “four distinguished Chicago… Continue reading