Hanna Barczyk was born in Germany and currently divides her time between New York City and Toronto, Ontario. She graduated from the Ontario College of Art and Design with a bachelor of Design. She creates conceptual illustrations for major publications such as The The New York Times, The Washington Post, The Wall Street Journal, The Boston Globe and The Los Angeles Times, among many others. Inspired by her family's Hungarian folk art traditions, vintage Polish film posters, German Expressionism, memories, love, music, movement, and a passion for dance, she often illustrates emotional driven solutions that are bold, conceptual, and delicate at the same time. Hanna combines a variety of media, including pen and ink, acrylic paint, woodblock, and digital.
Hanna Barczyk has been recognized by the Society of Illustrators, American Illustration, Creative Quarterly and 3x3 (Magazine of Contemporary Illustration). She has also been the recipient of the Melville White Award, received "Honorable Mention" from 3x3 Magazine and has been the subject of a feature in Communication Arts Magazine.
“Hanna Barczyk, an editorial Illustrator, translates delicate emotions into universal truths” —Communication Arts Magazine 2015/Fresh Feature
Client List

The New York Times, International New York Times, The New Yorker, The Wall Street Journal, The Washington Post, Los Angeles Times, Family Circle Magazine, The Smithsonian Magazine, New Republic, The Economist, Village Voice, Teaching Tolerance Magazine, National Public Radio (N.P.R.), The Boston Globe, Fast Company, National Geographic Traveller, Scientific American, Runner’s World, New York Observer, TED, Variety, Quiet Pictures, West & Social, Skanska, Nautilus, Collective Arts Brewery, Ebony Magazine, Grand Central Publishing, Advertising Age, Today's Parent, Corporate Knights, Frontiers Magazine, Backstage, This Magazine, The Walrus Magazine, Canadian Fabric, The Trace, The Intercept, Broken Pencil, Brief Magazine, Meulenhoff, Johns Hopkins Health Review, Inc. Magazine, Smith Alumnae Quarterly, Tufts, Amherst Magazine,Play Advertising, and War Child. 


2016 American Illustration 35
2015 Society of Illustrators 58
2015 Society of Illustrators 57
2014 3x3 Contemporary Magazine of Illustration No.11
2014 “Runner Up” Creative Quarterly 35 (online gallery)
2013 Society of Illustrators 56
2010 American Illustration 29 (chosen)
2009 American Illustration 28 (Chosen)
2008 Icon 5, The Illustration Conference Collaborative book project.                                                                                                                                           2007 American Illustration 26
2007 Creative Quartlery.
Grants and Awards

"Honourable Mention" 3x3, Toronto Arts Council (Community Arts Grant), Art Reach Toronto (Community Arts Grant), Creative Quarterly Bronze Medal, Melville White Award
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