Sara Blake aka ZSO is a New York City based illustrator and design director originally from Richmond, Virginia. Since graduating from New York University’s Gallatin School of Individualized Study focusing on fine art and creative writing, Sara has worked both as an art director in advertising and a freelance illustrator, giving her a unique perspective of both sides of the creative process. With over a decade of experience, Sara now partners with brands and agencies through her multidisciplinary work as Minetta Design Co and continues to illustrate as ZSO. Over the years, Sara has spoken and exhibited around the world at galleries and design conferences. She works between her Richmond and New York studios.

Clients include: Adobe, Nike, Ford, Hurley, IBM, Wired Magazine, Scotch and Soda, Sakroots, TED, Warner Bros. Entertainment Inc., Marvel, Syrup NYC, Havas, RIF6, Yen Magazine, SGCNY, Vice, OFFF, FITC