Toma Vagner is an illustrator based in New York City,

born on Sakhalin Island, Russia


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

Magazine, Johns Hopkins 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


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 >>>