Efi Chalikopoulou is an award-winning freelance artist and illustrator. She holds a BFA in painting from Athens School of Fine Arts and an MFA in illustration from School of Visual Arts in New York, where she studied as a Fulbright scholar. Her work is thought-provoking and focuses on visual metaphors that represent complex ideas and a diverse range of subjects. Since 2020 she has been a weekly contributor to Financial Times.

Selected Clients The New York Times The New Yorker The Washington Post NPR The Boston Globe The Wall Street Journal Financial Times Politico Europe Die Zeit FAZ NZZ Aftenposten Innsikt The New Statesman BuzzFeed News VOX News VICE The Ringer Yale University Wellesley magazine Virginia magazine Foreign Policy Chicago Reader The Intercept San Francisco magazine Orange Coast magazine Phoenix magazine Al Majalla Fulbright Foundation Athens + Epidaurus Festival Hellenic National Book Center

The Society of Illustrators of Los Angeles - West 52 The Society of Illustrators of Los Angeles - West 51 Gold Award by The Society of Illustrators of Los Angeles - West 50 The Society of Illustrators of New York - 53 Print Magazine "Hand Drawn" New York 2011 1st Award - EVGE Greek Visual Communication Design Awards 2009 1st Award - Hellenic Ministry of Culture - Athens Festival 2009/2011

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