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Masha Manapov, aka Mashkaman

.. is an awarded illustrator, designer, and image maker.

Born in Baku and raised in Tel Aviv she is currently working from her London-based studio and normally successfully avoids talking about herself in the third person.

Throughout her career, her flexible style was translated to a diverse range of projects including branding, packaging, editorial, books and marketing campaigns.

Her narrative-led work contains the tension between nostalgic and rusty style and cutting-edge technology.

I was born to be a Mozart, a mountain mover, a superhero. but for now, I'm enjoying exploring the overlapping areas of visual communication and art.

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Clients include

The independent, Wired, NY Times, O The Oprah Magazine, Boston Globe, Hallmark, Suzuki, UCLA, Air Canada, Weltwoche, Eltern, Haaretz, Enchanted Lion, Caterpillar books, Creative mornings and more.



Golden Pinwheel award


_ The Cheltenham Illustration Awards Annual
_ Israeli national lottery Grant for outstanding illustrators

2013- 2014

_ Creative Quarterly 35 - Winner
_ Israeli museum, Ben-Yitzhak honorable mention for best illustrations in children's book
_ 3x3 pro show, honorable mention
_ 3x3 pro show, cover illustration – Merit
_ Creative Quarterly 34 – Runner up
_ Sintra, World Press Cartoon – Runner up
_ Nami Concurs, Special Prize - Golden medal
_ Artist residency program at Casa Velázquez, Madrid, Spain

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