ABOUT ANDREA RENNER IPAKTCHI

  • Andrea Ipaktchi is an American author-illustrator who works in both digital and traditional materials. Her love of humor has led to on-going performances as an onstage illustrator for an improvised musical-comedy show. She holds a BFA in illustration from Parsons School. She lives in Paris with her husband and two teenage sons in an apartment ruled by two unrelenting cats. 

ARTIST STATEMENT

  • Using simple lines, strokes of color, facial expressions, body gestures and a dose of humor to narrate key moments.

    Andi’s Pantheon: James Thurber, Roz Chaste, Buster Keaton, Matisse, WB Yeats, Toulouse Lautrec, Jean-Jacques Sempé, Vladimir Nabokov, Charles Addams, Picasso, Aubrey Beardsley, Rube Goldberg, Simms Taback and Carol Burnett.