A few of the projects I’ve been working on have been mentioned in the press. Click below for details.
The return of Dirty Frank’s annual art show asks: ‘How did the pandemic impact your work?’
Natalie Hope McDonald, a Philadelphia-based writer and illustrator whose work is also showing at the Philadelphia Museum of Art, submitted a sheet of silver Mylar with “The Party’s Not Over” painted across it — like lipstick on a foggy mirror. The work is a nod to Andy Warhol and the 1970s — an era that also sprang from turmoil, she wrote in the show program.
“I like to think that after spending so much time locked down and now facing an uncertain future … that there might be a vital return to decadence,” she wrote, “the stuff of disco and unbridled escapism, whether as a way to heal or just be free.”
It’s all fun and games at Twenty One Pips, a new restaurant on the Main Line
Excerpt: The restrooms feature local artist Natalie Hope McDonald’s black-and-white hand-drawn murals incorporating iconic game-themed imagery.
Philly’s Thirsty Dice owner to open Twenty One Pips game room, bar and restaurant in Ardmore
Excerpt: The 5,000-square-foot space has seating for about 170 people and features game-themed artwork from local artists David Cuzick, Zach Bird and PhillyVoice contributor Natalie Hope McDonald, who created hand-drawn murals of Pac-Man ghosts and Monopoly pieces.
Twenty One Pips Game Room and Kitchen opens in Ardmore
Excerpt: To further support the spirit of supporting local artist Natalie Hope McDonald created unique and intricate black and white hand-drawn murals incorporating iconic game-themed imagery like Pac-Man Ghosts and Monopoly pieces mingled with game phrases, words, and quotes.
Twenty One Pips Game Room and Kitchen Opens in Ardmore
Excerpt: To further support the spirit of supporting local artist, Natalie Hope McDonald created unique and whimsical hand-painted black and white murals incorporating iconic gaming-themed images such as Pac-Man Ghosts and Monopoly interspersed with game phrases. words and quotes.
Diners and game fans have a new venue in Ardmore
Excerpt: Local artist Natalie Hope McDonald created unique and intricate black and white hand-drawn murals incorporating iconic game-themed imagery like Pac-Man Ghosts and Monopoly pieces mingled with game phrases, words, and quotes.