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Featuring nationally and internationally recognized professional illustrators.

The Illustration program's unique gallery space is a newly renovated, inspiring space within Anderson Hall.
The Richard C. von Hess Gallery features exhibitions of original, outstanding and award-winning work. Students in our Illustration program have the opportunity to closely examine work from leading modern illustrators and to meet leaders in the field who give public presentations to the community and also work individually with them.

Our recently expanded and renovated gallery space typically includes 30-40 unique works of art, which means that we can provide a comprehensive and in-depth perspective of each artist's work. The Richard C. von Hess Illustration Gallery's mission is unique among art and design programs in the U.S.

Anderson Hall
333 South Broad Street, 7th Floor
Philadelphia, PA 19102

Gallery Hours
Monday - Friday: 9 a.m. - 4 p.m.


The Art of Andrea D'Aquino 
Exhibition Dates: November 19, 2018 - March 7, 2019
Public Presentation: Tuesday, February 5, 2019, 1:00 - 2:30 pm, CBS Auditorium
Reception: Tuesday February 5, 2019, 3:00 - 4:00 pm,
 Richard C. von Hess Illustration Gallery, Anderson Hall, 7th floor

Andrea D’Aquino, is an artist without definitive labels. D'Aquino works as an art director, illustrator, and graphic designer. Her gorgeous work has been featured in such publications as The New York Times, The Washington Post, Elle Magazine, and so much more. Her“Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland” is a quirky and modern take on the classic text. Her work has been recognized by The Society of Illustrators, American Illustration, The Type Director's Club, The Art Director's Club, 3x3 and Communication Arts.


The Art of Wesley Allsbrook 
Exhibition Dates: March 11 – May 3, 2019
Public Presentation: Thursday, April 18, 2019, 1:00 - 2:30 pm, Levitt Auditorium
Reception: Thursday, April 18, 2019, 3:00 - 4:00 pm,
 Richard C. von Hess Illustration Gallery, Anderson Hall, 7th floor

Wesley Allsbrook, often spends more time in a headset than she spends awake.

Her work has been recognized by The Art Directors Club, The Society of Publication Designers, The Society of Illustrators, American Illustration, and Communication Arts. She currently lives and works in Los Angeles, California. She has been employed by Oculus Story Studio, Felix and Paul, The Discovery Channel, Maria Bello VR Productions and Google.  Her VR credits are Dear Angelica and The Sunladies.