ARTIST AT A GLANCE
Location: Mississauga, Ontario
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Wajeeha Abbasi is an internationally featured Designer and Illustrator based in Toronto, CA. Her work represents narratives from every day, builds visual bridges, and discusses themes around women, pop culture, and the philosophy of the Self and the Other. Abbasi has won a Ladybird Books Publications award and has had her work exhibited/ featured on several platforms including London Design Festival, Digital Arts, Elle Italia, Al Jazeera, Made in Arts London, VM Art Gallery, and Secret 7". She has worked on projects for NASA, V&A Museum, Coca-Cola, British Council, Ogilvy, UN Women, YLabs, Herald, and Red Bull amongst others.
Abbasi completed her Masters in Illustration and Visual Media from the University of the Arts London (UAL) in 2015, where she was the recipient of the Vice Chancellor's International Scholarship. She did her Bachelor's in Communication Design from Indus Valley School of Art and Architecture in 2012. Abbasi refers to herself as a “designer by day, illustrator by night” and balances her full-time roles with her independent practice. She enjoys indie music, travelling, going to gigs, cycling, watching art documentaries, screen-printing, and spoiling her cat.