Edel Rodriguez (Fine Arts, Alumnus)
Krampus, (2012), acrylic on masonite
Cuban-American artist Rodriguez was awarded a 2012 Gold Medal from the Society of Illustrators for this bold, three-color interpretation of Krampus, the mythical creature that accompanies St. Nicholas during the Christmas season. Rodriquez's editorial illustrations have appeared in Time, The New Yorker, and other major magazines. He has also created a stamp for the U.S. Postal Service, posters for films and Broadway shows, and his artwork has been exhibited widely throughout the United States and abroad.