John Hendrix is an associate professor of art at Washington University in St. Louis. His classes range from design thinking to typography, drawing, conceptual illustration, and narrative sketchbooks. John's illustrations have appeared in numerous publications, including Sports Illustrated, Entertainment Weekly, Rolling Stone, The New Yorker, Esquire, and the New York Times. He is the author of Abe Lincoln Crosses a Creek (Schwartz & Wade) and John Brown (Abrams). A clear leader in the field, in 2012, John chaired the Society of Illustrator's prestigious 55th Annual Show and served as the President of ICON, Illustration Conference, a biennial global summit for the illustration community.