Hello! I’m a New York-based art director, designer, and illustrator, originally from Kansas. I’m currently a Deputy Director of News Design at The New York Times.


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For freelance work:
standardregular@gmail.com
Please do not send promotional emails and portfolio review requests here.

For promotional work:
andrew.sondern@nytimes.com
Please send promotional emails and portfolio review requests here.

Awards and Jury
  • School for Visual Arts (Guest Critic, Graphic Design, 2021)
  • Rhode Island School of Design (Guest Critic, Graphic Design, 2021)
  • Society for News Design 42 (2021): Award of Excellence, News Portfolio
  • Art Directors Club (Judge, Illustration Competition, 2021)
  • School for Visual Arts (Guest Critic, Graphic Design, 2020)
  • Society for News Design 41 (Judge, 2020): Silver Medal Portfolio, Best Designed Newspaper
  • Pratt Institute (Guest Critic, Graphic Design, 2019)
  • Society of Publication Designers (Judge, Spots Competition, 2019)
  • American Illustration 38 (2019)
  • Society for News Design 40 (2019): Various, Best Designed Newspaper
  • Parsons School of Design (Guest Critic, Graphic Design, 2019)
  • Society of Illustrators (Judge, Student Competition 2019)
  • Society for News Design 39 (2018): Various, Best Designed Newspaper

Mark