Washington graphic designer Debra Naylor kept a visual diary during the first year of the coronavirus pandemic. She recently published the sketchbook, titled “The Corona Diaries: Sketches From 400 Days of the Covid-19 Pandemic.”
In one regard, writes John Kelly in The Washington Post, “March 19, 2020, was no different from any other day for Debra Naylor, a graphic designer who lives on Capitol Hill. She has always made sense of the world by drawing. As she does every evening, Debra took out her pens and watercolors, opened her sketchbook and began to create.
““Quarantine. Day 1,” she wrote in the upper-left corner of a two-page spread.
“More than a year later, Debra was still going, keeping a visual diary of the coronavirus pandemic. It was for her own sanity, and for friends who looked forward to the sketches she posted on social media.
“And now it’s a handsome, hardcover book from Debra’s own Anchovy Hill Press: “The Corona Diaries: Sketches From 400 Days of the Covid-19 Pandemic.”
BAE Systems, Inc., Falls Church, VA, named Lisa Malloy as its senior vice president for communications. Reporting to BAE Systems, Inc.’s President and CEO Tom Arseneault, and serving on the senior leadership team, She will lead all facets of the company’s external and internal communications, and community investment activities. Malloy joins BAE Systems, Inc. from Intel Corporation where she most recently served as the head of global government and manufacturing communications. Prior to that, she led U.S. government affairs and policy communications for Intel.
Matt Marsden, vice president of business development at Focused Image, has been appointed to the Association for Corporate Growth, National Capital Region board of directors. “Widely recognized as a relationship-builder with a keen understanding of midsized companies’ growth obstacles and opportunities, Marsden will support the ACG chapter in facilitating corporate growth in the nation’s capital,” states a release.
Artwork: Debra Naylor