Illustrator Dennis Dittrich will discuss the powerful propaganda posters of World War I, including imagery circulated by both the Allied and Central Powers. Stylistic approaches to graphic communication will be explored, as will the influence of these materials on the German propaganda campaign of the era.
A former President of the Society of Illustrators in New York, Dennis Dittrich has created engaging artworks for a diverse array of clients—from Outdoor Life, Field and Stream, and Smithsonian to Sports Illustrated and The New York Times. He has also participated in the United States Air Force Art Program, which offers artists the opportunity to witness and record the work of the armed forces at military facilities throughout the world. He mentors many young artists a professor of illustration at New Jersey City University in Jersey City, and at the Fashion Institute of Technology in New York.