Cover Photo: Sara Wong sits on a porch, surrounded by plants. Sun and shadow fall on her as she draws her in notebook.
Photograph courtesy of Sara Wong

“How am I telling the story, and how am I representing the people in that story?”: Sara Wong, Catapult Artist for December 2019

“It’s not enough to consider the content—how am I presenting the content?”

Nicole Caputo, Catapult’s creative director, sits with December’s #CatapultArtist for a conversation on art, creativity, and the artist’s life.

Photograph courtesy of Sara Wong


I’d love to hear you take us through your artistic process — from sketch to final draft!

We love the pieces you created for the magazine. What did you enjoy about the process? Was there a particular piece you felt a real connection to that you’d like to speak about?

Nicole is the Creative Director of Catapult, Counterpoint Press and Soft Skull Press. She is also the co-founder of She Designs Books, an organization that celebrates women in book design. She was formerly VP, Creative Director at Hachette Book Group. 

Awards include a  Silver Cube from the Art Director's Club/The  One Show for Creativity, Communication Arts, Type Director's Club, AIGA/NY, HOW International Design, PRINT Regional Design, the New York Book Show, the National Gold Ink Awards, London International Creative Competition, STEP Design Magazine, and the Publishing Professionals Network.

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