The New York Times
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Anja Slibar is an illustrator based in Brooklyn, New York. She creates products, works on bespoke projects and collaborates with likeminded brands and people.
Her clients include The New York Times, Refinery29, Urban Outfitters, Nylon Magazine, Gilt, Third Man records and Island Records amongst others. She illustrated music videos for inspiring young artists like Anna Akana and Bishop Briggs that got more than 4 million views on You Tube and was screened at South by South West as one of the best animated music videos in 2019.
Illustrations she created for apparel have been worn by Miley Cyrus, Jack White, Timothy Chalamet, Lena Dunham, Nathalie Emmanuel, David Harbour and others.
She graduated from graphic design in Slovenia at the Academy of Arts and design in 2010. Soon after completing her BA degree she realized she was more curious about illustration than anything else. Anja was further educated at the one of the most prestigious universities in its fields, Aalto University of Arts and Design in Helsinki, Finland where she focused to illustration.
People describe her style as a mixture between minimalist design and detailed ink drawing. She prefers the organic use of ink and paper but her work appears in both digital and print media. She loves to work in high contrasts between black and white and finds inspiration in female subject.
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