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Oliwia Bober

Artist & Freelance IllustratorLondon, United Kingdom
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Oliwia Bober

Artist & Freelance IllustratorLondon, United Kingdom
About me
UK based Polish illustrator, working primarily with acrylics. Painting women, woes and plants.
  • DK Children's Book Cover DesignBook cover design for a children's book title that won't be making it onto the shelves at this time.
  • SuperHi EditorialEditorial illustration for the SuperHi Blog for an article about the ways you can encourage creativity when you hit a block.
  • 'The Invisible World' by Primo LeviPainting based on an essay ‘The Invisible World’ by Primo Levi about a water droplet seen under a microscope and the interactions of the microorganisms within it.
  • Magazyn WizjeEditorial illustration for Magazyn Wizje to prose written by Katarzyna Pochamara-Balcer about the overwhelming mundanity of life. Animated GIF below: https://www.oliwiabober.com/magazyn-wizje
  • ZEITmagazin Annual Watch Treasure HuntA series of 24 editorial illustrations created for ZEITmagazin's annual watch treasure hunt. The illustrations acted as visual clues for the locations of the watches. Each year the competition has a different theme for the locations- previous ones have included locations of scenes in German cinema, historical landmarks etc. The series I worked on followed the locations of Germany's oldest trees.
  • I Remember WhenLarge scale painting completed in the final year of university exploring themes of own immigration experiences in Brexit Britain. Shortlisted by World Illustration Awards in the category of 'Experimental Illustration'.
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Projects credited in
  • Community BroadcastResilience, resourcefulness, inspiration, collaboration - these are the values that bring the creative community together in times of crisis; and in the time that we’re apart, it’s more important than ever to stay connected in any way that we can. We asked Everpress favourites old and new to take us into their homes and studios for an ongoing content takeover across our Instagram Stories, The Block and more. Community Broadcast is part of our response to the COVID-19 crisis, which has hit many
Work history
    London, United KingdomFreelance
     - London, United KingdomFreelance
    Series of 24 illustrations for ZEITmagazin's annual watch treasure hunt.
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  • Illustration
  • Painting Illustration
  • Editorial Illustration
  • Mural Painting
  • Gouache
  • Acrylic Painting
  • Paper Art
  • Adobe Creative Suite
  • Gif
    BA(Hons) IllustrationThe University of Brighton
     - Brighton, United Kingdom
    First Class Honours
    BTEC Foundation Diploma in Art and DesignOxford Brookes University
     - Oxford, United Kingdom
    Awarded Distinction
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    World Illustration AwardsAssociation of Illustrators (AOI)
    Shortlisted in the Experimental Category