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Told through Wendy's observational drawings and the words of the people she met, Meanwhile in San Francisco, The City in its Own Words is a collection of seventeen illustrated documentaries on diverse communities that together make a vibrant city.


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Told through Wendy's observational drawings and the words of the people she met, Meanwhile in San Francisco, The City in its Own Words is a collection of seventeen illustrated documentaries on diverse communities that together make a vibrant city.


The book is available here »

And buy prints from the book here »

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When you're asked to create a wine menu for the same bar you got a fake ID to sneak into, you say yes. At least Wendy did. The result is an unfolding ode to the great artist Saul Steinberg: maps of Italy and San Francisco’s North Beach neighborhood as seen from Tosca.


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Edited by the Anna Holmes, founder of everyone's favorite feminist website Jezebel, The Book of Jezebel is a visual encyclopedia of lady things with contributions from fantastic writers and illustrators. Wendy's entry is only partially auto-biographical..


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The Goods was a regular in newspapers across the US until Isaac and Wendy were asked to contribute some Pen & Ink fun to the mix when it immediately halted. McSweeney's say it wasn't because of them, which was generous, and they included Pen & Ink in The Goods Anthology book.


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This deck of visual descriptors for drinks are given to VIPs at NoMad, who select a few cards representing how they're feeling. the bartenders makes them a custom cocktail based on their cards. 


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About

Biography

Wendy MacNaughton is an illustrator and a graphic journalist based in San Francisco. Her documentary series Meanwhile tells the stories of communities through drawings and the subject's own words, and is being published as an anthology by Chronicle Books in 2014. She's illustrated two other forthcoming books: Lost Cat, A True Story of Love, Desperation & GPS Technology, by Caroline Paul and Wendy MacNaughton (Bloomsbury, 2013) and The Essential Scratch & Sniff Guide to Wine, by Richard Betts (Houghton Mifflin, 2013).

She has degrees in fine art/advertising and social work from Art Center College of Design and Columbia University. When they let her, she likes to talk with students at Art Center College of Design, and she is an artist in residence at Intersection for the Arts.

 

Clients

New York Times, Wall Street Journal, Print magazine, Lucky Peach, Pop-Up Magazine, AFAR, IDEO, Time Magazine, Bon Appetit, NPR, Cartoon Movement, Gizmodo, 7x7, Edible SF, Gastronomica, Bitch magazine, Colorlines, GOOD Magazine, DELL, International Rescue Committee, Forest City, San Francisco Public Library, 826 Valencia, Behance, Notre Dame, Gump's, City Arts & Lectures, Techsoup Global and stuff like that.

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All orders ship out every week or so via my own two hands. If you need it fast, please shoot me an email and say so. i'll do my best to help.
Additional prints available on 20x200.
Please contact me directly if you want to purchase originals.

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$20 | Book | The San Francisco Public Library in Its Own Words
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$20 | Poster | How to Make Wine
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$25 | Print | Zeitgeist Cash Register (from Meanwhile, Mission Bartenders)
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—Commercial representation—
Friend & Johnson

—Literary representation—
Charlotte Sheedy Literary Agency

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@wendymac

—Facebook—
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wendy@wendymacnaughton.com

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