Canadian illustrator Frank Viva is a lot like his name: straightforward and full of life. I've been a fan of his work for a long time.
Above is his illustration for the Jan. 18th, 2010 edition of the "New Yorker".
Frank always has lots of irons in the fire (or pens in the inkwell). One of his many projects is Whigby, a company producing and selling cards, wrapping paper, posters etc. Here is my favourite Whigby wrapping paper design:
Alarm clocks and aliens. Shaky shaky, wakey wakey!