Book Cover Art by Illustrator John Rocco Now Available for Sale on Imagekind.com

| June 7, 2009 | 0 Comments

Imagekind.com, the world’s fastest-growing online community for creating, buying and selling custom framed artwork and photography, today announced the ability for fans of the “Percy Jackson and the Olympians” book series to purchase the book cover art as high end framed prints and posters on their site. At Imagekind, shoppers can purchase framed and canvas prints from over 75,000 unique and independent artists from around the world. John Rocco, the illustrator and artist for the book series has chosen Imagekind.com to offer these unique book covers for sale as framed prints because of the outstanding quality and ease of use that Imagekind offers.

“Percy Jackson and the Olympians” book series reached #1 on the New York Times children’s series bestseller list and is an enormous literary hit for both children and young adults. The Percy Jackson book cover art has already been selling phenomenally well on Imagekind.com and sales are projected to increase as more media outlets pickup on the success of the series and talk of the upcoming movie heightens. Framed giclee prints and posters of the book cover art make excellent gifts for fans both young and old, and add an especially exciting touch to any kids’ room décor.

“Imagekind is thrilled to have the world of Percy Jackson come to life through the artwork of John Rocco. Rocco’s illustrations are beautifully executed and are the perfect gift as framed art or canvas art prints for fans and enthusiasts of the series,” said Eileen Bettelheim, Marketing Director at Imagekind.com. “With Imagekind, artists of all disciplines can offer their works of art for sale and John Rocco’s fantastical illustrations of the Percy Jackson book covers are a perfect example of how to make your favorite images accessible.”

“I am very excited for the opportunity to sell the “Percy Jackson and the Olympians” book series covers as prints on Imagekind.com,” said John Rocco, artist and illustrator for the series. “With Imagekind.com, I can easily upload and sell my artwork and I know the quality is top of the line. The ability for fans of the book series to buy prints of their favorite covers is an outstanding option for any book illustrator to offer.”

About Imagekind
Founded in 2006, Imagekind (www.imagekind.com) is the world’s fastest-growing art site offering over a million high-quality fine art images for sale. Imagekind gives consumers limitless options to purchase museum-quality framed and poster art from over 75,000 domestic and international emerging and established artists.

Serving as a community for professional artists to create and sell their work, Imagekind’s goal is to develop a new online art experience that provides both consumers and artists with a new outlet for sharing, creating and buying art from digital files. Imagekind is the world’s first community to serve as a hybrid art gallery, photo-sharing service and a print-on-demand service. Imagekind has partnered with leading brands such as Walgreens, Snapfish, Flickr, HP, Smugmug and Costco.com to distribute its art and frames to the widest possible online audience.

Based in Seattle, Washington, Imagekind is a subsidiary of CafePress.

About John Rocco
John Rocco is the author and illustrator of several successful children’s books including illustrating for the book “Alice”, written by Whoopi Goldberg. He is the illustrator and book jacket artist of the widely popular “Percy Jackson and the Olympians” series, designing the cover art for all five of the books including, “The Lightning Thief”, “The Sea of Monsters”, “The Titans Curse”, “The Battle of the Labyrinth”, and the “Last Olympian”. John Rocco originally studied illustration at Rhode Island School of Design, and then at the School of Visual Arts in NYC. For more information about John Rocco and his books, visit www.roccoart.com

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