Occasional editorial assignments for the New York Times Opinion Page and Harper's Magazine.


Most of these images were created for "The Stone", a New York Times Opinion Pages column, "a forum for contemporary philosophers and other thinkers on issues both timely and timeless" with art director, Alexandra Zsigmond. 


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A July 2019 collage for a New York Times opinion piece entitled, "It’s Not Just a Chemical Imbalance" 

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New York Times, “What is the Use of Regret?"

Gordon Marino, Nov 12, 2016.

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New York Times, "Why Do Anything? A Meditation on Procrastination"

Costica Bradatan, Sept 17, 2016.

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New York Times, “I Am a Dangerous Professor" George Yancy, Nov 30, 2016.

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New York Times, “What Do We Know?” Pico Iyer, Dec 31, 2016.

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Harper's Magazine, "Violations", Catherine Lacey, March 2018.

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Harper's Magazine 

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Leigh Wells, collage art, works on paper, art, contemporary art, female artists, San Francisco artist, abstract art, abstraction, illustration, editorial illustration, Harper's Magazine

Harper's Magazine

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Leigh Wells, collage art, works on paper, art, contemporary art, female artists, San Francisco artist, abstract art, abstraction, illustration, editorial illustration, Harper's Magazine

Harper's Magazine

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Leigh Wells, collage art, works on paper, art, contemporary art, female artists, San Francisco artist, abstract art, abstraction, illustration, editorial illustration, Harper's Magazine

Harper's Magazine

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Leigh Wells, collage art, works on paper, art, contemporary art, female artists, San Francisco artist, abstract art, abstraction, illustration, editorial illustration, Harper's Magazine

Harper's Magazine

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