This watercolor by Joana Avillez illustrates characters attempting to shield themselves from the rain, whether under a newspaper or donning additional layers. Avillez’s work often depicts figures from art and fashion scenes, along with everyday city life, particularly those in her home New York.
Joana Avillez, b. 1986, New York, received a BFA in painting from The Rhode Island School of Design, and an MFA in illustration at School of Visual Arts. She is the author of Life Dressing and illustrated Not That Kind of Girl by Lena Dunham. Her illustrations can be found in The New York Times, The New Yorker, Vogue, New York Magazine, Cosmopolitan, Refinery29, Paper Magazine, and more.
Ink and watercolor on paper
12 × 9 inches framed