Toma Vagner is an illustrator based in New York City,

born on Sakhalin Island, Russia


Clients and Features :                                Harry Styles, The New York Times, LUSH, Bandcamp, Vinyl Moon, The Red Bulletin, Quanta

Magazine, Johns Hopkins Magazine, Capital Magazine, Techonomy, Birds in the Boneyard, It’s Nice

That, Hi-Fructose, Designboom, WeTransfer, Uppercase, Creativebloch Magazine, Supersonic Art

and others.    


Education :                                                       B.F.A. the School of Visual Arts, NYC


Scholarships & Awards :

2019 Society of Illustrators - Silver Medal

2018                                                                   American Illustration No.37 - Chosen Winner

2018                                                                   The Jonathan LeVine Gallery Blurred Line Scholarship Award

2017 Creative Quarterly 47-48 - Runner-Up

2017                                                                   3 X 3 No. 14 - Honorable Mention

2017                                                                   Sebastian Masuda award, Japan Day in Central Park

2017                                                                   Jack Endewelt Memorial Award

2016                                                                   SVA Illustration Department Award


Events :

2019 MoCCA Arts Festival @ Metropolitan West, NYC

2019 Chicago Comic & Entertainment Expo @ McCormick Place

2018 New York Comic Con Artist Alley @ Javits center

2017                                                   MoCCA Arts festival @ Metropolitan West, NYC

Group Exhibitions :

September 2017                                                 'All Art+' Van der Plas Gallery, NYC

July-August 2017                                               'Whistling Whims' SVA flatiron gallery

March 2017                                                   CREATIVEBLOCH gallery, Dumbo, brooklyn

August 2016                                                      'A Toothache' SVA Gramercy Gallery, NYC

April 2016                                                        'Poisoned Apples and Smoking Lamps: Interpreting Fairy Tales and Adventure Stories'

                                                                      SVA Chelsea gallery

June 2015                                                        'Equus and Such' Mehu Gallery, NYC

Dec 2014                                                          'Prints and Drawings Salon' Mehu Gallery, NYC


Selected Press : Designboom >>> Communication Arts >>> It’s Nice That >>>

JOIA Magazine >>> Prodibi >>> WePresent >>>