Wajeeha Abbasi is an internationally featured illustrator and graphic designer. Her work represents narratives and moments from every day, along with themes around women, pop culture and the philosophy of the Self and the Other. Abbasi has won Ladybird Books Publications award and has had her work exhibited/featured on several platforms including London Design Festival, Digital Arts, VM Art Gallery, Elle Italia, Made in Arts London and The Floating Magazine. She has worked on projects for NASA, V&A Museum, Coca-Cola EU, UN Women, YLabs, Herald and Red Bull amongst others. Abbasi completed her Masters in 'Illustration and Visual Media' from London College of Communication, University of the Arts London (UAL) in 2015 where she was the recipient of the Vice Chancellor's International Scholarship. She did her Bachelors in 'Communication Design' from Indus Valley School of Art and Architecture in 2012 and after graduation, worked as a graphic designer at Ogilvy, Pakistan. She currently works at the British Council in Pakistan as a Communications Manager. Other than illustrating, Abbasi enjoys indie music, travelling, going to gigs, cycling, watching art documentaries and spoiling her cat.Locked Pro Plan feature
Won the Exhibition Prize for Outstanding Installation and Exhibition Response for the LadyBird Publishers. Designing the Interactive Installation & exhibition piece, marking the 100th year of the LadyBird Books for London Design Festival 2015.
Illustration, Graphic Design for a number of local and international clients - 2010 Clients include: National foods, Indireads, Matter Advertising Egypt and Graffiti magazine. Work featured in exhibitions: United Colours of Bennetton Colours Magazine project, Warehouse Gallery, Art Bazaar, Degree Show IVS 2013,
Designed a craft & experience based product for British Astronaut, Tim Peake
Creative Manager overlooking a team of five people, managing all the online and outdoor design work for foodpanda.pk. advertising of the brand, merchandise and social media promotions
Working on British American Tobacco and Pakistan Tobacco Company for brands including Dunhill, John Player Gold Leaf, Benson and Hedges and Capstan, Coca-Cola, Engro Foods and Mondalez.
Cover story visuals, current report visuals, page layouts and Magazine designs
Clients worked on: British American Tobacco and Mondelez
University of the Arts London Vice Chancellor’s International Scholarship Recipient of a full Masters scholarship at London College of Communication
Courses: Graphic Design, Illustration, Typography, Advertising, Packaging design, Photography, History of Design, History of Art and Cinema, Music evolution,
HSSC in Arts with courses in Fine Arts, Psychology and English Literature
One of the ten recipients of a full Masters scholarship at University of the Arts London. Studying course of MA Illustration and Visual Media at London College of Communication -August 2014 to November 2015 http://wajeehaa.tumblr.com/
Won pitches for Engro Food Solutions and Rhyma Rice for Ogilvy and Mather, Pakistan- Year 2013
Exhibited work in the show Revolutionary Tea at Warehouse Gallery, Karachi, Pakistan
Participant in Colours Magazine, United Colours of Benetton travelling book series.