"You have a gift of making ideas visual." Gloria Steinem on Hanna Barczyk
"Hanna Barczyk...translates delicate emotions into universal truths." Communication Arts Fresh Feature


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Get in touch! hannaillustration@gmail.com/Current studio in Montreal, QC
Grants and Awards

American Illustration 26, 35, 36, 37, 38, 39, 40, 41
Communication Arts 2023/Award of Excellence
Communication Arts 2022/Award of Excellence
Communication Arts 2019/Award of Excellence
Communication Arts 2018/Award of Excellence
Communication Arts 2017/Award of Excellence
Society of Illustrators 41/Original Art Show/Children’s Books
Society of Illustrators 57, 58, 60, 61, 62 
“Honourable Mention” by 3x3 (Magazine of Contemporary Illustration)
Creative Quarterly Bronze
Medal Melville White Award
German-Hungarian artist and illustrator, Hanna Barczyk resides in Montreal, Canada and uses emotion and concept to create meaningful illustrations. She believes art is a way to connect, feel empathy, tell stories and create social change.With her colourful, bold and minimalist style she transforms complex ideas into simple creative solutions. She has collaborated with clients such as The MoMA, Apple, META, The New York Times, The New Yorker, TIME, United Nations, The Wall Street Journal, The Washington Post, Vogue, Penguin/RandomHouse, Pentagram, among many others. 
Barczyk has been a visiting artist lecturer at School of Visual Art (NYC), Pratt Institute (Brooklyn, NY), MICA (Maryland Institute College of Art, Baltimore), Bronx Community College (NYC) and Concordia (Montreal, QC). 
Barczyk’s work been recognized by the Society of Illustrators, American Illustration, Communication Arts, Society of News Design, Society of Publication Designers, Creative Quarterly and 3 X 3 (magazine of contemporary illustration). She has also been the recipient of the Melville White Award, received "Honourable Mention" from 3x3 Magazine and has been the subject of a feature in Communication Arts Magazine. 
Her paintings have been exhibited in the USA, Canada and Germany. 
When not at work in her studio, Barczyk paints and likes to drink espresso, dance, ride her bike, lose herself in a good book. She is currently studying French which will be her 5th language.  
Selected Client List

The MoMA "How a Children's Book about Art Took Flight") 
Print Magazine (Design Matters with Debbie Millman)
Colossal Media ("Leap of Faith with Hanna Barczyk")
Creative Boom (Illustrator Hanna Barczyk explores the concept of femininity through the 12 zodiac signs)
Creative Boom (Hanna Barczyk explores harmony...)
Working not Working ("Meet 9 Women Using their Creativity to Right the Ration)
Washington Post (Moving forward: Female artists create works that reflect on what the Women’s March has changed in the past year)
Kiblind Agency Interview (France)
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