Joanna Gniady

Joanna Gniady

IllustratorWrocław, Poland
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Joanna Gniady

Joanna Gniady

IllustratorWrocław, Poland
About me
My name is Jo and I'm a professional illustrator and visual artist with over ten years of experience. I work worldwide for clients in advertising, culture, design and publishing. My ever growing client list includes Netflix, Opéra National de Paris, IKEA, The Guardian, The Telegraph, to name but a few. Let's join the dots!
  • Oxford City Council | Wroclaw Spring
    Oxford City Council | Wroclaw SpringI’ve had a huge pleasure to collaborate with Oxford City Council. They commissioned me to create a design for display boards which will be used to enhance key events in Oxford throughout the year. What is more, I was asked to illustrate something connected with my home town because Wroclaw and Oxford are Twin Cities! I immediately thought about „King Arthur’s Court” by Magdalena Abakanowicz. That permanent, outdoor installation is situated near The National Museum in Wroclaw and it’s absolutely
  • The Guardian Review | Cover illustration
    The Guardian Review | Cover illustration"Who can you trust? John le Carré and the perfect spy thriller" Cover illustration and a full spread to the text concerning spy thrillers by John le Carré. AD Bruno Haward
  • The Telegraph
    The TelegraphIllustrations for the Property Doctors section of The Telegraph.
  • Netflix Sky Rojo | Neon mural illustrations
    Netflix Sky Rojo | Neon mural illustrationsIllustrations for the big neon mural, promoting Netflix series Sky Rojo. I'm exceptionally excited to present you my collaboration with Netflix! This first-ever-short-story-full-size-neon-mural promotes Sky Rojo - a crazy Spanish series from the creators of La casa de papel. The neon can be found in Hamburg, Germany. It was a big pleasure to work with Berlin based agency MOTOR Kommunikation that took care of the whole thing. They asked me to create vector illustrations, based on simple yet pow
  • ELLE Italia
    ELLE ItaliaIllustrations for Prima Persona column published monthly for more than four years in the Italian edition of one of the most popular female magazines in the world - ELLE. I had a big pleasure to collaborate with ELLE Italia on a regular basis, month by month for more than four years, creating illustrations for a column called Prima Persona. The texts concerned various life issues, from psychological to sociological or lifestyle subjects. My pictures opened the articles, giving an overall impres
  • IKEA
    IKEAFour illustrations for IKEA Poland, promoting the catalogue IKEA 2018. Three of them were printed as limited edition posters, signed and numbered by hand (edition of 300). The fourth one was part of invitation for the event that took place at IKEA Meeting Kitchen in Warsaw (August 2017).
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Work history
    Professional illustratorJoanna Gniady
    I work as a professional illustrator for more than ten years now. As a freelancer, I run my own company and collaborate with clients in advertising, design and publishing all around the world.
  • Adobe Photoshop
  • Art Direction
  • Hand Lettering
  • Illustration
  • Editorial Illustration
  • Book Illustration
  • Poster Art
  • Book Covers
  • Digital
  • Adobe Illustrator
    PhDUniversity of Wroclaw
     - Wrocław, Poland
    30 Creatives of WroclawWroclaw City Council
    The Creative Wrocław program aims to showcase the creative talent that the city of Wrocław has at its disposal.
    World Illustration AwardsThe AOI
    Shortlist 2017
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