ARTIST NEWS

Here's a beautiful piece by NAFTALI BEDER for Plansponsor Magazine. The article is called "Constitutional Standing: A plaintiff must establish a traceable injury in order to bring legal action."

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03/24/2017

Here's a moving illustration by NAFTALI BEDER for a rather difficult subject for 5280 Denver's Mile High Magazine. "Specially trained nurses offer the best medical attention to this vulnerable population. So why does only one hospital in the state of Colorado make these professionals part of its regular staff?" It's a great ...

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02/08/2017

Here's a very beautiful and subtle illustration by NAFTALI BEDER for Sunday's New York Times Op-Ed Section. The title was called "A Walk Around The Void of 9/11." Much to reflect upon on all the years since 9/11.

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09/12/2016

Another beauty piece by NAFTALI BEDER for an extremely tough subject. This piece called "Growth Spurt" was done for 5280 The Denver Magazine and is about mental illness in infants. Did you know that depression in infants can be diagnosed as early as four months? Love the subtlety in this illustration as the article speaks ...

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12/03/2015

Here's a gorgeous new illustration by NAFTALI BEDER for Nautilus Magazine called "What Technology Can’t Change About Happiness: As pills and gadgets proliferate, what matters is still social connection." It's a very interesting article and definitely worth the read. Naftali calls this piece. Narcissism.

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09/21/2015

Loving the way that NAFTALI BEDER captured the sensitivity in this story with the illustration that he calls "Siblings" for The Boston Globe. This story is about adoption from "Bastards: A Memoir" by Mary Anna King. "The crudeness of the title hardly prepares you for the delicacy and sheer gorgeousness of Mary Anna King’s ...

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06/22/2015

This is such a lovely piece by NAFTALI BEDER. The piece Naftali calls "Forgiveness" is for an article for Scientific American called "Does The Justice System Neglect Forgiveness? Research suggests that less punitive options may lead to better trial outcomes for both victims and criminals." The article is quite interesting ...

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04/30/2015

Super excited to share this beautiful piece for The New York Times Sunday Review by NAFTALI BEDER! This was for an article called "Finding Liberation in Two Deaths" about Mama Jean & her struggle with Lewy body dementia and her son Jamie's alcoholism. A huge thanks to Aviva Michaelov for the assignment. Such a powerful ...

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04/26/2015

Here's a new piece by NAFTALI BEDER recently done for Scientific American about Robots. Quite an interesting subject as the title indicates "Why We Need a Federal Agency on Robotics: We need a federal agency to smooth the integration of robotics into society." How are we integrating robots into our society? Do we have any ...

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04/16/2015

Beautiful new artwork by NAFTALI BEDER for the PLANADVISER! This one Naftali calls Breaking Barriers is about "Breaking Down Savings Barriers: Proof that advisers play a critical role in boosting balances. Having an actual plan makes a big difference for achieving retirement goals, and having an actual adviser makes a big ...

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03/05/2015

We are pleased to share Levy Creative Managements Artists "Best of 2014" Images!!! And once again a special thank you to all of our clients who keep our artists evolving and creating great work! Artist: Jason Tharp | Client: Highlights

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01/28/2015

This was an interesting article illustrated by NAFTALI BEDER called "Annuity Choices" for PLANSPONSOR Magazine. "Are plan sponsors choosing annuity products - or not?" Naftali calls this piece "Glacier." Definitely a nice addition to his portfolio of images for the magazine. Thank you again to SooJin for continuing to give ...

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01/07/2015

Here's the latest beautiful piece by NAFTALI BEDER for The New York Times Sunday Review Letters Section. This was the first for this Sunday section so we're super excited about it. The article was called "Alzheimer’s, in the Open" where Readers discuss the welcome trend toward acknowledging the disease. Big thanks to A/D's ...

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01/04/2015

Loving this new illustration by NAFTALI BEDER for Hadassah Magazine, really taking his illustrations to a different level. This was for an article on dancing called "Full Circle" for their Family Matters Section. It's about "a former Israeli folk dancer who finds finds memory in the movement while learning new routines ...

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12/19/2014

Another beautiful piece by NAFTALI BEDER for Chief Investment Office (aiCIO) Interrogation section. This article is called "Andy Steiner: Sees The (DC) Future."  Andy Steiner, "the 20-year Motorola veteran talks how and why it put in place an innovative defined contribution (DC) plan architecture that defaulted participants ...

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11/13/2014

NAFTALI BEDER is featured today on Drawing Served. Check it out here!

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10/15/2014

Super excited to share this amazing piece for The New York Times by NAFTALI BEDER done in nearly half a day yesterday, 2 hours for final to be exactly after approval of sketches. The Letter To the Editor is in the The Opinion Pages and is in response to “A Cancer Battle We Can Win,” by Andrea McKee and Andrew Salner (Op-Ed, ...

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09/30/2014

Excited to share that NAFTALI BEDER was featured on the great illustration blog Ape On The Moon! The article is called "Stillness and Mystery in Pencil Illustrations by Naftali Beder." Here's a quick look below but definitely click on the link above for more! Thx for the great feature @MoonApe! Stillness and Mystery ...

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07/30/2014

We're super excited to announce that three of our artists, NAFTALI BEDER, ZE OTAVIO, and GONCALO VIANA were accepted into 3x3 Professional Show No.11. GONCALO received a MERIT for his personal piece "Aquarium." ZE received an HONORABLE MENTION for his series of 5 portraits called "Violent Dreams" that were done for self-promotion. ...

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06/19/2014

We're so excited to share with all of you our 2014 Communication Arts Award of Excellence for their 2014 Illustration Annual. They were kind enough to allow us to include all our artists in our award so we are extremely grateful. Feeling so incredibly proud of the artists that we're accepted into this years annual: Naftali ...

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05/28/2014

Once again a huge congratulations goes out to NAFTALI BEDER, MICHAEL BYERS, JORGE MASCARENHAS & RORY KURTZ for being accepted into this years 2013 Communication Arts Illustration competition. We are so incredibly proud of all our artists. The annual is out so don't forget to pick up your copy! It is full of fabulous ...

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04/28/2014

NAFTALI BEDER creates another beautiful illustration for SooJin for ai-CIO Europe April 2014 issue! This piece Naftali calls "Departure" is for an article called "Consultant Corner: Fresh Insights. No Consultant Fees." We're really loving the body of work Naftali has created for SooJin and really enjoy how she pushes his ...

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04/23/2014

NAFTALI BEDER illustrates another beautiful piece for the January/February 2014 issue of PLANADVISER Magazine. This one called "Seeing" is for an article in Trendspotting on "New View on Company Matches: As automatic enrollment takes hold, employers look to control costs." Thank you once again to SooJin for your continued ...

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02/24/2014

Congratulations go out once again to NAFTALI BEDER who was fortunate to attend the annual Society of Illustrators 56 Annual Show this past Friday. Naftali got to pose in front of his work featured on the wall amongst the best in the industry. The piece "New Way" for aiCIO Magazine was art directed by the super talented ...

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02/10/2014

Going global NAFTALI BEDER is featured on the Italian blog Picame! Check out the full article and illustrations here.  

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02/05/2014

A huge congratulations goes out to NAFTALI BEDER, MICHAEL BYERS, JORGE MASCARENHAS & RORY KURTZ for being accepted into this years 2013 Communication Arts Illustration competition. We are so incredibly proud of all our artists & looking forward to seeing the work in the printed magazine this summer. A huge thanks ...

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01/30/2014

Here's a beautiful piece by NAFTALI BEDER done for Briarpatch Magazine. This piece Naftali calls "Unemployment" was for an article called "Our Only Refuge: What is the worth of a human life when it is cast out from the ranks of the employed?" Feel free to check out the article here.

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01/06/2014

The year has been an incredible year at LEVY CREATIVE MANAGEMENT and as we reflect on our last 12 months, we remember some of the best images of the year. Congratulations to all our artists who had an astounding year! And a special thank you to all our clients who made this possible! With new clients, loads of awards, great ...

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12/18/2013

NAFTALI BEDER illustrates a rather quiet and contemplative piece for the Los Angeles Times Magazine that he calls "Change." Read the article and you'll see how suitable this illustration is for the subject. This was for an article on "When Gender Reassignment Changes The Happy Ending." The story begins like this..."The ...

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11/25/2013

Here's a beautiful new piece by NAFTALI BEDER called "New Way" for aiCIO Magazine. Thank you SooJin for commissioning Naftali for yet another amazing piece, pushing him to use more color. Turned out beautiful and super excited to share this with everyone. And to boot, to showcase its excellence, the piece got accepted into ...

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11/21/2013

We are sending out a huge congratulations to NAFTALI BEDER, MICHAEL BYERS & GONCALO VIANA for being accepted into this years Society of Illustrators 56 Annual Show. We are so incredibly proud of our artists. Following is all the art that will be exhibited at the show. We are really excited about having Levy Creative ...

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11/21/2013

NAFTALI BEDER illustrates another beautiful piece for PLANSPONSOR Magazine - October 2013 issue! This one Naftali calls "Giving Control" and is about "A Step in the Right Direction: Why and how retirement plans outsource fiduciary responsibilities." Thanks again for the great assignment SooJin!  

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10/23/2013

NAFTALI BEDER is interviewed in Mugs & Bubbles The Magazine. "Mugs & Bubbles is an online magazine with a huge appetite for talent in fashion, photography, music, painting, sculpture, illustration and any other cross-over artistic expression." Check out Naftali's 8 page interview. "Naftali Beder is an illustrator ...

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10/21/2013

We are thrilled to share our first official blog post with NAFTALI BEDER'S published work! This piece below titled "Translation" was done for the September issue of PLANSPONSOR Magazine with the mighty talented Art Director SooJin Buzelli. The article is called "Language Barrier: Industry terminology can be hard to understand." SooJin ...

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09/27/2013

We are absolutely thrilled to be welcoming NAFTALI BEDER into Levy Creative Management. Naftali is an award-winning illustrator and game designer living in Astoria, New York. His work is much like beautiful poetry, simply stunning and moving us in the subtlest of ways. His work truly speaks for itself, so very soft yet ...

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09/25/2013