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Inspired by life in the big city,
Peter’s approach to storytelling is bold, playful and energetic.

Peter Phobia is a German illustrator, animator and skateboarder based in New York City. 

Peter’s characters are living their best life - making friends, surfing the web, rocking the latest sneakers or skating through his illustrated universe.

He loves to collaborate with ad agencies and brands. His clients include Amazon, Facebook, Coca Cola, Samsung, T-Mobile, JP Morgan Chase, Lufthansa, The New York Times, to name a few.

Peter is a World Illustration Awards: New Talent Winner and holds an MFA in Illustration as Visual Essay from the School of Visual Arts. His work has been recognized by Adobe, The Art Directors Club, American Illustration, Society of Illustrators, Communication Arts and the AOI.

Represented in the USA by Sunday Afternoon.
Contact: Audrie Poole

Represented in the UK & Europe by Jelly.
Contact: Nicki Field

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ADC 102nd Annual Awards  
Animation, Shortlist

ADC 100th Annual Awards  
Illustration, Merit Winner

American Illustration  
AI 40, Selected Winner

AOI - World Illustration Awards 
Advertising, New Talent Winner

Society of Illustrators 
63, Selected Winner, Surface/ Product Design

Society of Illustrators 
63, Selected Winner, Uncommissioned

American Illustration  
AI 39, Chosen Winner

3x3 Illustration Annual 
No 17: Professional Show, Merit

3x3 Illustration Annual
No 17: Student Show, Silver

Creative Quarterly
59, Winner, Illustration: Professional

Communication Arts
Illustration Annual 61

Creative Quarterly
100 Best 2019 Annual

Creative Quarterly
58, Winner, Illustration: Professional

Adobe Design Achievment Award
Top Talent

3x3 Illustration Annual
No 16: Professional Show, Honorable Mention

3x3 Illustration Annual
No 16: Student Show, Honorable Mention

American Illustration  
AI 38, Chosen Winner

Society of Illustrators 
61, Selected Winner, Book and Editorial


Jelly Presents: Peter Phobia
Lufthansa - Diversity Wins

StickerApp - The Story of Peter Phobia
AdAge - Emblem Health
Winsor & Newton: Our Featured Artist
CREATIVE BOOM - 25 of the best illustration projects of 2020
CREATIVE BOOM - 28 emerging illustrators to follow
IT’S NICE THAT - World Illustration Awards Winners
CREATIVE BOOM - World Illustration Awards Winners
Jelly - Introducing: Peter Phobia
Vans - Feature #1 , #2
AOI - WIA2020 Winner Spotlight
Digital Arts

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