Local artist wins national "Gatsby" contest

Local artist wins national "Gatsby" contest
Posted on 06/12/2013

Cottonwood Heights artist Anthony Ithurralde was recently chosen as one of two winners in the national “Great Gatsby Fan Art Challenge.” As a reward, he was given an all-expense-paid trip to New York City to attend the red carpet premier of “The Great Gatsby” at Lincoln Center.


While there, he also spent time with Director Baz Luhrmann, who chose the winners of the contest. Ithurralde’s winning entry was posted on April 23 atgatsbymovie.tumblr.com/tagged/Fan-Art.

Ithurralde’s artwork is inspired by the social culture of the 1920s through the 1950s. He has provided artwork for murals, dramatic productions and book illustrations besides working on his original historical illustrations. His portfolio can be found at ithurralde.com.