Hanna Barczyk was born in Germany and currently divides her time between New York City and Toronto. She graduated from the Ontario College of Art and Design with a Bachelor of Design. She creates conceptual illustrations for editorial and advertising clients, as well as for books and institutions. She has exhibited her art in group shows in Germany, the Netherlands, New York City, among other locations. Hanna has been recognized by the Society of Illustrators, American Illustration, Creative Quarterly and 3x3 (Magazine of Contemporary Illustration). She has also been the recipient of the Melville White Award, received "Honourable Mention" from 3x3 Magazine, and has been the subject of a feature in Communication Arts Magazine.