Cards for Sad Times
Brian Rea's Cards for Sad Times express comfort and warmth during life's difficult moments. The ten designs touch on relatable modern experiences, from a rocky patch in a relationship or a hard diagnosis to those not often expressed in traditional sympathy cards, like the challenges of parenting, loneliness, or surviving a bad breakup. Fans of Brian Rea's illustrations for the popular New York Times column Modern Love will recognize his engaging style, perfect for conveying encouragement and empathy.
Brian Rea produces drawings and paintings for magazines, murals, fashion and film projects around the world. His work has been exhibited in Paris, New York, Seoul, Los Angeles, and Barcelona at the Fundacio Joan Miro. He is an Adjunct Associate Professor at Art Center College of Design and a member of Alliance Graphique Internationale. He lives in Los Angeles with his wife, his son, and his plants.