Agentur für Beratung zur visuellen Umsetzung kreativer Ideen in der Kommunikation

Illustration, Artwork, Animation, Lifezeichnen, White Board, Infoillustration, Icons

Masha Manapov

Phone: +43 699 192 36 477

Phone: +44 7982710811

Languages: English, Russian, Hebrew


Born in Baku, Azerbaijan in 1982, raised in Israel as for now reside in Bristol, UK

Professional profile

10 years experience as a versatile and creative graphic designer and illustrator with a diverse skill set. Driven and dedicated, I thrive in a creative challenging environment where initiative and innovation are required.

Education– 2003-2008

Bezalel, Academy of Art and Design, Jerusalem. B.DES First degree of Visual Communication department’s alumni. Specializing in illustration and printed media

Work Experience (shorten version)

2008 – Present Working as a full time freelance designer and illustrator on worldwide commission projects. Specializing in illustration for magazines, newspapers, children books, packaging and print products.


2o16- Present Illustrating a children’s book written by me that is about to be published in Enchanted Lion in winter 2019

2o16 – Present “The tiny print” Illustrate environmental project granted by the Israeli national lottery

2015 – Broken telephone | My first animation that was created for ”Broken Telephone” project. The project assembled 20 creators from different disciplines – music, spoken word, theater, dance and animation

2014 – The Who, the What and the When book | Chronicle Books

2013 – Old shoes of Mr. Minasa, illustrated children’s book

2011 – Artist residency program at Casa Velázquez, Madrid, Spain

Grants and prizes

2015 – Grant for creative project given by the Israeli national lottery to outstanding illustrators

2014 – Creative Quarterly 35 – Winner

2014-2012 – Israeli museum, Ben-Yitzhak honorable mention for best illustrations in children’s book

2014 – 3×3 pro show, honorable mention

2013 – 3×3 pro show, cover illustration – Merit

2013 – Sintra, World Press Cartoon – Runner up

2013 – Nami Concurs, Special Prize – Golden medal

Group Exhibitions 

2014 – Ben-Yitzhak award, Israel museum. Jerusalem

2014 – I’m from here, Beit Ariela, Tel Aviv

2014 – Playing at the Design Museum, Holon

2014 – Illustration Nation, Artists House, Tel Aviv

2013 – Temperament, Hanina Gallery, Tel Aviv

2013 – la culture, Maze 9, Tel Aviv

2013 – World Press Cartoon exhibition, Sintra museum of modern art, Portugal

2013 – International Children’s Book Festival, Nami Island

2013 – Discovering Israel: 25 illustrators on display, Island of San Servolo, Venice

2012 – Journey of Dreams, old Jaffa museum, Tel-Aviv

2011 – Is this from IKEA?, Cliff Gallery Netanya

2010 – Temporary name #2, Kastiel Gallery, Tel-Aviv

2010 – This is mine education, Art in general gallery, New York



2014 – The Who, the What and the When | Chronicle books

2014 – Classic Patterns and Modern Patterns Sendpoints 

2014 – Novum magazine

2014 – dpi magazine

2014 – Uppercase magazine

2014 – Zupi magazine

365 awesome designers, Design work life, Ffffound, Omami, Illustrators lounge, Ape on the moon, Art fuls, By far, El Pais online, Ha pinkas and more.

Active Beauty / dm

Agam Publishing

B&C Holding

Boston Globe

Büro Meisinger

Café Hillel


Columns Magazine

der Standard

Diabetic Living

Die Weltwoche

Dogs Magazin

Einayim Magazine


Eltern Family

Enchanted Lion publishing

FC Gloria

Festspiele Magazin


G+J Verlag

Graphische Gestaltung im Erdgeschoss

Haaretz Group: Haaretz Newspaper (Israel’s oldest daily newspaper)



Johns Hopkins Magazine

JN Fund

Marker Week


Morgen Magazin

Nekudat Maga

NZZ am Sonntag

New York Times

O the Oprah Magazin

Resling Publishing

RG Verlag

Rhode Island Monthly

Sholdan & Comp.

STERN Gesundheit

Ströck Brot

The Independent

The Marker Newspaper



Wired UK

Zero Theatre