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TALISMAN receives Graphis Gold Award


Since 1944, Graphis has been dedicated to promoting and celebrating the years' work from global talents in Design, Advertising, Photography and Illustration art.

'Everyman @ 30' has received a Gold Award at the 2023 Poster Competition. It is an honor to learn that our work with Everyman has been included. Bravo to Everyman Theatre. Thank you to the judges this year, and congratulations to our friends at Tiphaine Illustration, Mathieu Maillefer, and Joe Kye.

To say it is a privilege to have worked with our clients at Everyman to celebrate 30 years of leadership in the American arts is an understatement. Thank you for pushing us further into our own creative future.

Charlie Daly on a sea kayak

Charlie Daly visits Debbie Shaw's TAKE2 Podcast


TALISMAN's Charlie Daly appears this week on Debbie Shaw's TAKE2 podcast to discuss his writing process for 'Make Peace or Die: a Life of Service, Leadership, and Nightmares', as well as his passion for sea kayaking, Irish lifeboat volunteering, and his perspective on storytelling through narrative and prose.  Listen in here.

Communication Arts features Jacob Kemp


Michael Coyne at Communication Arts interviewed CCO Jacob Kemp about interdisciplinary collaboration, the creation of TALISMAN, and forging your own path on pages, stages, and screens.  Learn more here.

It's Nice That and Jacob Kemp talk Everyman @ 30


It's Nice That interviewed TALISMAN's Jacob Kemp on his approach to creating the anniversary season identity for the celebrated theater – discussing the joys and challenges of revealing the two-year campaign. When Everyman's community was unable to come together to celebrate due to the pandemic, TALISMAN needed to envision a way to offer subscribers a unique way to cheer, to share, and hope. We wanted to honor the artists and creators who devote themselves to serving their community using art, using stories as their tool for change.⁠

Read the interview here.

Terra Mackintosh returns to SXSW 2022 with 'What's Done is Done'


TALISMAN's Terra Mackintosh heads back to Austin this year with a new collaboration, having appeared at the 2021 and 2020 SXSW Festivals with 'Best Summer Ever'. Working closely with Delta Spirit and the Global Down Syndrome Foundation, Terra has produced the band's latest music video which will premiere as part of the 2022 SXSW Film Festival, and stars Jamie Brewer (American Horror Story) and Zack Gottsagen (The Peanut Butter Falcon). Learn more about this year's festival here.

TALISMAN Set to Speak at Columbia University on February 25, 2022


Jacob Kemp and Noah Himmelstein will join AEA Consulting's Eric Gershman for his Arts Management course at Columbia University this Winter. The interview and in-depth discussion will focus on the future of key art and information design for arts organizations in a post-pandemic world. We are very much looking forward to getting to know this semester's students, and to learn more about what's inspiring them, what challenges they are facing, and how they hope to inspire the next generation of global audiences.

TALISMAN welcomes Marissa Dubin, opening Mexico City office


¡Bienvenida, Marissa! We are thrilled to announce that Marissa Dubin is joining the team at TALISMAN, opening our first outpost in South America. A seasoned copywriter and brand builder, Marissa's client list includes The New York Times, Time Warner Cable, Rue La La, YouTube, Fidelity, Listerine, and Nature's Bounty. She also brings her winning instincts on great book recommendations, unforgettable sights and sounds from globe-trotting adventures, and her love of breakfast cereals to our ranks – she's a true lucky charm. Click here to learn more about Marissa.

'The House Within' receives Silver Grand Prize at Fifteenth Annual Solas Awards


Jacob Kemp's essay on creativity during the COVID-19 pandemic was published by Travelers' Tales as part of the Fifteenth Annual Solas Awards. The piece was published by the online periodical as the winner of the Silver Grand Prize for Best Travel Story of the Year. The Solas Awards and BestTravelWriting.com were created as an online periodical by Travelers’ Tales, a division of Solas House, Inc., the award-winning publisher of travel literature in Palo Alto, California.

How To Stage an Apocalypse


Everyman Theatre in Baltimore shares an in-depth look at the process of developing the visual and dramaturgical world of 'The Skin of Our Teeth' – featuring TALISMAN's Noah Himmelstein and Anna O'Donoghue. It was a treat to work with the play's creative team and producers this year to develop the key art for Everyman's season. The acclaimed production is available to stream for limited-time, learn more here.

'Best Summer Ever' receives iTunes' Editors' Pick on AppleTV Streaming


The 'Best Summer Ever' team has been recognized as an iTunes Editor's Pick and we couldn't be more proud. The award-winning film has reached its largest audience yet as part of its release on iTunes and Hulu, and we are thrilled to see our key art for the film as part of the feature. Learn more about the project here.

'When Playwrights Kill' receives a starry reading in New York


Matthew Lombardo's newest smash-hit comedy reveals its cast and TALISMAN's key art design, at the play's first major reading in the big apple. Directed by Noah Himmelstein, the starry cast features Tony-Award winners Joanna Gleason and André De Sheilds, Tony-nominee Jeremy Jordan, André Ward, and Crystal-Lucas Perry. It's a bloody great team to bring Matthew's dangerously funny vision to life, and we're honored to be a part of the collaboration. Learn more about the design process here.

'An Almost Holy Picture' receives New York Times Critics' Pick


Congratulations to TALISMAN's Noah Himmelstein and Everyman Theatre Company on receiving a New York Times Critics' Pick for their production of Heather McDonald's one-man play 'An Almost Holy Picture,' featuring a glowing performance by Everyman Resident Company member Bruce Randolph Nelson. Bravo to everyone at Everyman, to our colleague and friend Noah, and of course all of this season’s selected Picks. We have loved every minute of working as part of the creative team for this one.

'An Almost Holy Picture' is available for a limited time to stream, via Everyman Theatre. Catch it while you can.