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Company Name

HBakkali

Company Type

Art / Illustration

Email

hi@hbakkali.es

Website

https://houdabakkali.com

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Biography/Work Experience

Houda Bakkali is a visual artist and art director based in Spain. Her colorful works are created by combining digital illustration and mixed technique as well as motion graphics and augmented reality. Her art has been exhibited worldwide and her techniques and creative process have been recognized by different international magazines, institutions and iconic spaces including the Palazzo Bellevue, the Museum of Flowers in Sanremo (Italy), the emblematic Casinó di Sanremo (Italy), the Spain Culture in New York, Paradores Nacionales (Spain) or the House of Castilla la Mancha in Madrid. Houda has been selected for a NFT drop by the acclaimed TIME magazine, with her digital art inspired by Monaco and Sanremo. In 2008 she published her first the series called “Africa sweet and Pop”, a series based on the digital collage technique. Afterwards she has developed numerous graphics and editorial projects as well as audiovisuals. In 2018 the series “Beautiful African Woman” projected the artist onto the international scene, winning prestigious awards such as The New Talent Award at the Festival International Artistes du Monde in Cannes, festival sponsored by the City Hall of Cannes. Her artwork has been honored with awards from the American Illustration (NY), International Motion Award (NY,) the New Talent Award at the International Festival Artists of the World in Cannes, London International Creative, Paris Design Award, Creative Quarterly (New York), and for four times Graphis Silver Award (New York), among others distinctions. From her studio La Bonita Digital, she works for different companies and institutions, managing different projects, both art direction and visual communications, as well as PR, digitalization…, Since 2009 she has been collaborated with the Ibero-American Organization for Science, Education and Culture (OEI), developing a project about health and communication which was recognized with the WIS certificate. Houda Bakkali is a member of The Society of Illustrators of Los Angeles. Her artwork has been exhibited worldwide and she has been honored with awards from the American Illustration (NY), the New Talent Award at the International Festival Artists of the World in Cannes, Graphis Awards (New York), London International Creative, Paris Design Award, Creative Quarterly (New York), among others distinctions. She has worked for different companies and organizations managing different projects, both visual art and communications, as well as multimedia and interactive design, audiovisual projects, editorial, etc. + LinkedIn

Professional Specialties

Multimedia and interactive design Illustration Digital art Augmented reality Visual communication Visual marketing

Awards

AMERICAN ILLUSTRATION 39 | CHOSEN | NEW YORK 2020 AMERICAN ILLUSTRATION 38 | WINNER | NEW YORK 2019 GRAPHIS SILVER AWARD | ANNUAL POSTER 2021 | NEW YORK 2020 PARIS DESIGN AWARDS | HONORABLE MENTION | PARIS 2020 GRAPHIS SILVER AWARD | ANNUAL POSTER 2021 | NEW YORK 2020 HONORABLE MENTION AWARD | CREATIVE QUARTERLY | NEW YORK 2020 HONORABLE MENTION AWARD | LONDON INTERNATIONAL CREATIVE COMPETITION | LONDON 2020 UNITED NATIONS #UNCOVID19BRIEF | FEATURED ARTWORK | NEW YORK 2020 HONORABLE MENTION AWARD | CIRCLE FOUNDATION FOR THE ARTS | LYON, FRANCE 2020 CERTIFICATE OF EXCELLENCE | 36TH ARTAVITA CONTEST |SANTA BARBARA, US 2020 GRAPHIS SILVER AWARD | ANNUAL POSTER 2020 | NEW YORK 2019 GRAPHIS SILVER AWARD | ADVERTISING ANNUAL 2020 | NEW YORK 2018 EXCELLENCE AWARD | CIRCLE FOUNDATION FOR THE ARTS | LYON, FRANCE 2019 DISTINGUISHED ARTIST | ArtAscent V36 Beauty April 2019 | CANADA 2019 DISTINGUISHED ARTIST | ArtAscent V35 Figures February 2019 | CANADA 2019 HONORABLE MENTION | CIRCLE FOUNDATION FOR THE ARTS | LYON, FRANCE 2019 NEW TALENT AWARD | FESTIVAL INTERNATIONAL ARTISTES DU MONDE | CANNES, FRANCE 2018 SHORTLISTED | COMMUNICATION ARTS MAGAZINE | CALIFORNIA 2018

Graphis Awards

GRAPHIS SILVER AWARD | ANNUAL POSTER 2021 | NEW YORK 2020 GRAPHIS SILVER AWARD | ANNUAL POSTER 2021 | NEW YORK 2020 GRAPHIS SILVER AWARD | ANNUAL POSTER 2020 | NEW YORK 2019 GRAPHIS SILVER AWARD | ADVERTISING ANNUAL 2020 | NEW YORK 2018