Keith Negley – Father’s Day

Hey all,

I just finished a big project for my 1st year at SVA. It’s a picture book illustrating a day I took my son to the park last fall. The book is 8″x 10″ and comprised of 15 spreads. I made it with no pre-conceived market in mind, just an outlet to explore my relationship with parenthood and an excuse to work with environments and interior spaces, something I hadn’t been doing much of. I have never spent more time on one project in my life and I’m very proud of the results.

My book along with 19 other student’s books will be held in the gallery at 209 East 23rd Street. September 21st – October 13th.

There is a reception for the show on Monday, September 24th from 6 – 8pm. Swing by if you’re in the area.

Here is the cover and a few of my favorite pages;

About Keith Negley

Keith Negley is an award winning illustrator based in Seattle, WA. His work has been recognized by The Society of Illustrators, American Illustration, Communication Arts, 3x3, Creative Quarterly and Lurzer’s Archive Best 200 Illustrators among others. To see more visit keithnegley.com

11 comments

  1. So good, Keith. Beautiful series of moments.

  2. Very touching series Keith! Can’t wait to come to the opening.

  3. pete ryan

    Im blown away … wow.

  4. Keith – This is an incredible series of beautiful and poignant images. Your art and your storytelling are one. I join Pete, completely blown away. Congratulations on completing this project, I’ll see you at the opening.

  5. Just that I’d add my 2 cents in here. Then add a zillion dollars because that’s what this masterpiece is worth. At least.

  6. Thanks everyone, it really means a lot! fish and chris, that’s great, looking forward to it!

  7. Kyle T. Webster

    DAMN.

  8. Not only beautiful but really powerful imagery here Keith! You’ve blown all of our minds.

  9. Amaaaaaaazing. The extra A’s are for awesome!

  10. These are all fantastic, Keith! Hope to see the rest of the illustrations soon.

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