Houda Bakkali

Houda Bakkali is a freelance creative director based in Barcelona, Spain. She lectures about design and illustration at different forums and her work has won numerous awards from most major design and digital art competitions including American Illustration 38 (New York), Graphis (New York), New talent Artist (Cannes), among many others. Her series “Beautiful African woman” has received the international recognition from different institutions and magazines, and she has turned her digital work into an art experience which has been exhibited in Paris, Cannes. Biarritz, Madrid, Barcelona, among others cities.

Over the past 10 years she has worked at design agencies, different companies, institutions and startups. Likewise, she has collaborated with the OEI and developed different projects as the leisure website TravellersandCo. Currently, Houda is one of the contributors of Viceversa Magazine, publication which covers various cultural topics by Latinx creatives and writers in New York.

AWARDS

GRAPHIS HONORABLE MENTION | ANNUAL GRAPHIC DESIGN 2020 | NEW YORK 2019

AMERICAN ILLUSTRATION 38 WINNER | NEW YORK 2019

GRAPHIS SILVER AWARD | ANNUAL POSTER 2020 | NEW YORK 2019

NEW TALENT AWARD | FESTIVAL INTERNATIONAL ARTISTES DU MONDE | CANNES, FRANCE 2018

HONORABLE MENTION | CIRCLE FOUNDATION FOR THE ARTS | LYON, FRANCE 2019

GRAPHIS HONORABLE MENTION | ANNUAL POSTER 2020 | NEW YORK 2019

GRAPHIS HONORABLE MENTION | 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

GRAPHIS HONORABLE MENTION | NEW YORK 2018

FINALIST IN COMMUNICATION ARTS MAGAZINE | CALIFORNIA 2018

EXHIBITIONS

CASINO BARRIERE | BIARRITZ, 2019

PARADOR DE LORCA | LORCA, 2019

INTERNATIONAL ART FESTIVAL | CANNES, 2019

CLUB NAUART | BARCELONA, 2018

CARROUSEL DU LOUVRE | PARIS, 2017