Alex Tavshunsky is an experienced illustrator who has worked for more than 20 years in the advertising, publishing, broadcasting, museum and film industries. His work was praised by the Reuter Foundation and the Society for News Design. Alex’s illustration credits are listed in the IMDb. Alex's areas of strength as an illustrator are: figurative/live drawings, character development, portrait and editorial concepts.
The ability to capture a personality and to convey emotions through portraiture was instrumental in Alex’s work on a series of graphical portraits of politicians, businessmen, lawyers and celebrities. Alex’s portraits have been in demand for broadcasting, corporate design, advertising and for private collections.
Courtroom illustrations are a major field of Alex’s illustrative work. For two decades, working with Canadian and international news agencies, Alex has covered many landmark trials including such recent cases as Colonel Williams’ and Michael Rafferty’s.
Won the Reuter Foundation’s News Graphics Award Contest for the Best Information Graphics Artist, London, UK
Guest of Honour in the International Info-Graphics Workshop “Show, Don’t Tell” in Pamplona, Spain
Award of Excellence in the Society for News Design Annual Creative Competition for participation in The Toronto Star’s News Design projects
Won Peel Regional Police Media Award for Illustrated News Coverage, Brampton, Canada
French TV Chan. M6
German 1SAT TV
Hadashot 2 TV
Power Point Graphics
Prentice Hall Canada
Royal Ontario Museum
The Globe and Mail
The Toronto Star
The Toronto Sun
The Walt Disney