Greta Samuel is a Polish illustrator and educator.   
She graduated from the Academy of Fine Arts in Warsaw. She worked there as a lecturer and assistant at the Faculty
of Graphic Arts. In 2013, she received the award and scholarship of the Ministry of Culture and National Herige for Arts Students. Her illustrations, comics, and graphics have been exhibited and awarded in Poland, the USA, Great Britain, Holland, Switzerland, Germany, Russia, Italy, Hungary, and Ukraine. Winner of illustration competitions, including: “A well-designed book, let’s start with children” (Katowice 2012), “illustration startup!” (Warsaw 2012). Two times she was exhibited in the international Fumetto competition (Switzerland, 2011, 2012). She participated in workshops and exhibitions in the Netherlands at the Royal Academy of Art in The Hague (2013) and the School of Arts and Design in Halle (Slow Commute, Germany 2014).

She worked with Amnesty International, ‘Playboy’ (Los Angeles), as well as ‘High Heels’, ‘Characters’ and the Praga Museum of Warsaw, the Museum of King Jan III’s Palace at Wilanów, the Jewish magazine ‘Cwiszn’ and the magazine ‘Kikimora’. Currently working as a Senior Editorial Illustrator in London.

In 2019, the artist converted to Jesus and joined the Megachurch – a project by New Covenant Church in Lublin, Poland.
She cooperates with Against The Tide (IdzPodPrad) magazine and television from Poland.

Feel free to get in touch at:     greta.ad.hoc@gmail.com

exibitions:
• "You + Me = Us” and "Move"  as a part of exhibitions on International Comic Festival Fumetto, 2010, 2012, Luzern, Switzerland
• Group exhibition „Public space/ Personal space”, the Royal Academy of Fine Arts in Hague, 2014, Holland
• Group exhibition, "Polish Print/ Hungarian Kiss”, Latarka Gallery, Budapest, 2014, Hungary
 Group exhibition, "Litho-Graphy” in Forno di Zoldo, 2015, Italy
• Group exhibition "Zygmunt Januszewski & Illustration Studio" (Zygmunt Januszewski & Pracownia Ilustracji'), 2018, Poland
• Group exhibition "Editorial Illustration" ('Uwiklani w tekst, ilustracja prasowa') in Lublin, 2018, Poland

Awards:
• Minister’s of Culture and National Heritage Scholarship for Outstanding Achievements, 2012, Poland
First Award in 'IllustationStartUp!', 2012, Poland.
Second Award in International contest 'A well designed book, let’s start with children', 2012, Katowice, Poland.
Second Award in comic contest, Shalom Foundation, 2013, Warsaw, Poland
 First Award in comic competition „Poetry comic”, Port Literacki, 2014, Wroclaw, Poland.
 Communication Arts Annual, Shortlisted in editorial category, 2019, USA
 3x3 International Illustration professional Show No.16  Winner-merit Gallery (How to make a matcha tea?',
How to eat with chopsticks?), 2019, USA.

 3x3 International Illustration professional Show No.16  Winner-merit Gallery
(
Is the Film Industry Really Fixing Gender Imbalance?), 2019, USA.

 3x3 International Illustration professional Show No.16 Honorable Mention (Dinner in Tel Aviv), 2019, USA.
 Communication Arts Annual, Shortlisted in editorial category,  'Free Hong Kong', 2020, USA.

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