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Maurice Vellekoop

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Maurice studied Communication and Design at the Ontario College of Art and began illustrating and showing his work during his third year at College. Since then he has worked for most major North...

Maurice studied Communication and Design at the Ontario College of Art and began illustrating and showing his work during his third year at College. Since then he has worked for most major North American editorial publications including Atlantic Monthly, Boston Globe, Boston Magazine, Brides, British GQ, CA Magazine, Cosmetics, Fashion, Forbes, Forbes Life, Glamor, Los Angeles Magazine, Los Angeles Times, Mother Jones, Newsweek, New Yorker, New York Times, New York Magazine, O, The Oprah Magazine, Marie Claire (France), More, Mother Jones, Out Magazine, Rolling Stone, Saturday Night, Sports Illustrated, Toronto Life, Town & Country, Vogue, Vault, Wallpaper, Walrus.

Maurice is an accomplished author and publishes his own illustrated comics on a continuing basis. Since 1997 he has had seven books published of his work. Maurice lives and works on Wards Island in Toronto.