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Nvard Yerkanian

Freelance illustrator and graphic artistFlorence, Italy
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Nvard Yerkanian

Freelance illustrator and graphic artistFlorence, Italy
About me
Hello! I'm an Armenian independent graphic designer and illustrator based in Florence, Italy. I'm the co-founder and curator of WHY Graphic Design Festival in Florence and co-founder of AJZ space and curatorial art collective. Studied Architecture (BA), Graphic Design (MA) and Cultural Criticism (MA), in my artistic practices, I try to combine all the disciplines and skills, and in my personal projects the topics mainly focus on issues of public spaces, urban transformations, and cultural heritage. Co-founding member of Docomomo Armenia. Shortlisted in the World Illustration Award 2019. Member of The Association of Illustrators. Creative Armenia & AGBU fellow 2020. Contact me: nvard@yerkanian.com Instagram: @nvardyerkanian
Projects credited in
  • World Illustration Awards - entries closing soon!The World Illustration Awards are the most prestigious annual juried competition open to illustrators from all over the world. The Awards are delivered by the AOI in partnership with USA-based Directory of Illustration, building on a 40-year tradition of the AOI organising juried survey competitions. Entries can be made into one of the eight categories that represent the work being commissioned by the illustration industry today. All entries are reviewed by judges working in the global illustrat
Work history
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    Co-founder, curatorWHY graphic design festival
    ItalyFull Time
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    Graphic DesignerSelf Employed
    ItalyFreelance
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Skills
  • Print
  • Illustration
  • Graphic Design
  • Printing
  • Cover Design
  • Book Covers
  • Poster Art
  • Editorial Illustration
  • Layout Design
  • Social Campaign
Education
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    Masters of ArtsThe Florence Institute of Design International
     - Italy
    Graphic Design
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    Bachelor in ArchitectureNational University of Architecture and Construction of Republic of Armenia
     - Yerevan, Armenia
Awards
    World Illustration AwardsAssociation of Illustrators (AOI)
    Shortlisted and exhibited at Somerset House