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Peter Phobia is a New York-based illustrator, animator and skateboarder. When he’s not drawing or skating, Peter loves to hang out with his neighbor’s cat, talk to his plants or get lost in his book collection.

He has worked with clients such as Samsung, Absolut, The New York Times, The New Yorker, eBay, Rimowa, to name a few.

Peter is the World Illustration Awards ’20 - Advertising: New Talent Winner and holds an MFA in Illustration as Visual Essay from the School of Visual Arts. His work has been recognized by American Illustration, Society of Illustrators, Communication Arts, Adobe, AOI, 3x3 and Creative Quarterly.

Represented by Jelly.

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AOI - World Illustration Awards 2020
Advertising, New Talent Winner

American Illustration 2020 
AI 39, Chosen Winner

3x3 Illustration Annual 2020
No 17: Professional Show, Merit

3x3 Illustration Annual 2020
No 17: Student Show, Silver

Creative Quarterly 2020
59, Winner, Illustration: Professional

Communication Arts 2020
Illustration Annual 61

Creative Quarterly 2020
100 Best 2019 Annual

Creative Quarterly 2020
58, Winner, Illustration: Professional

Adobe Design Achievment Award 2019
Top Talent

3x3 Illustration Annual 2019
No 16: Professional Show, Honorable Mention

3x3 Illustration Annual 2019
No 16: Student Show, Honorable Mention

American Illustration 2019 
AI 38, Chosen Winner

Society of Illustrators 2019
61, Selected Winner, Book and Editorial

Austrian Children’s Book Award 2019
Selected Winner

Austria’s Most Beautiful Books 2018

Selected Clients

Absolut, Accenture, America, Beefeater, Blonde, Curbed, eBay, Fatherly, Financial Times, Gilette, Guayaki, i-D, Jägermeister, Medium, MuseumsQuartier, Rimowa, Samsung, Sandwich Magazine, Texas Monthly, The New York Times, The New Yorker, Vice


AOI - WIA2020 Winner Spotlight
Digital Arts


My Father Never Cut His Hair, published by Luftschacht Verlag, 2018

Facts & Fiction, published by Pool Publishing, 2018

Never Felt So Good Before, published by Melville Brand Design, 2015

2020 © Peter Phobia