Edel Rodriguez's artwork for the 2013 NPR Wall Calendar.
Edel Rodriguez's artwork for the 2013 NPR Wall Calendar. Edel Rodriguez/NPR
"NPR is a quiet, soothing place - a place full of wonder. I find that it provides me with a haven from the cacophony that's so prevalent in the mainstream news media today. It's like the gentle, peaceful sound that emanates from a seashell."
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Every page of the NPR Wall Calendar features original art by renowned illustrators who happen to be NPR fans themselves. In addition to being asked to depict their relationship with NPR, each artist contributes a few words of background describing their inspiration for the creation. The 2013 NPR Wall Calendar is available for purchase in the NPR Shop at shop.npr.org.