Natsumi Chikayasu is a freelance illustrator currently based in Cantabria, Spain. Since graduating with BA in Illustration from Falmouth University, she has worked with various clients around the world to help them tell their stories. She enjoys incorporating symbols, rich colours and moody atmosphere in her work to communicate complex subjects such as feminism, sciences, places and their intersections.

近安 夏海 ちかやすなつみ


instagram: @_natsunoumi
twitter: @_natsumic

Partial Clients List

Aeon / The Guardian US / Harvard Business Review / MATCHESFASHION / The New York Times / Notre Dame Magazine / The On Being Project / Orion Magazine / Politico Europe / Senlis Films / STAT / The Skinny / Texas Monthly / VICE / The Washington Post Magazine / WIRED UK / YKK AP / 文藝春秋

Awards & Recognitions

AOI World Illustration Awards - Longlisted for Editorial New Talent (2021)

AOI World Illustration Awards - Shortlisted for Editorial New Talent + SAA Agents’ Award (2020)

iJungle Illustration Awards, Merit Award (2019)

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