Welcome to Zillustration, the portfolio site of Paul Zdepski.
I was born during the Cuban Missile Crisis
I seem to work that tension into my painting.
District Comics: An Unconventional History of Washington DC (paperback) - I did the "TAPs" story written by Rebecca Goldfield, around $16 on Amazon.
My illustrations of the Hawai'ian folk story Puapualenalena is part of the "Tickster" anthology. Get your copy online for around $16 via Amazon.com: Trickster at Amazon
District Comics: At One More Page Books - I get a shout out in Washington DC's City Paper.
District of Design Zdepski Interview
Washington DC City PaperMeet a Local Cartoonist - a Chat with Illustrator Paul Zdepski
The Washinton PostThe Story Behind the Work (featuring my painting and quotes)
The Parent Story:
Who Needs Words? The Pictures Say It All.
It's a RARE thing to have Illustration treated as "Art" in a Major Newspaper... I'm pleased to be part of the story.
Born during the Cuban Missile Crisis, reportedly saving Western Society with my entrance on the world scene.
Common misspellings of my name: Zpedski, Zedepski, Zderski, Zdebski, Zipepski, Sidepski, Zidepski, Zidepski, Zillepski... and my personal favorite, Apul Zaepski.
MFA in Illustration (2010)
University of Hartford
West Hartford, CT
BFA in Illustration (1999)
University of the Arts
Assistand Professor of Drawing & Illustration at the University of Maryland University College
Have been an Instructor or guest lecturer at Montgomery Collge,
Art Institute of Washington DC,
and Universidad del Arte Ganexa, Panama.
Reoccuring art judge with the Hispanic Youth Symposium.
Member of the Board
Illustrator's Club of Washington DC, Maryland and Virginia
Society of Children's Book Writers and Illustrators, NY
Founding Member of
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Perhaps more personal than business. Follow along!
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