Joe Rocco

All time favorite piece: Lately, it’s for a children’s book that I’m developing about growing up Italian American in New York called “Badda Bing! Badda Boom!” It’s mostly a tribute to the Italian swagger that is my dad. And I love working on my comic strip “Fluffer and Nutter” every chance I get. READ MORE

Joe Rocco's satellite repairman

Best advice received: I’m rather fond of the expression “Under-Promise but Over-Deliver” (a former boss of mine said) when it comes to the work I do for any client. I like the idea of not making too ambitious a promise about the work I will do, but then going that extra mile so the client feels that I went far beyond their expectations. READ MORE

The Debt Ceiling by Joe Rocco

I’m excited when I get an assignment from an art director to solve their problems visually with my style, talent and choices. It’s challenging, and an illustration could go South so easily if I make poor choices so the challenge is in coming up with a strong concept and executing it with skill, craft and as much panache as I can afford. READ MORE