Nvard Yerkanyan is an Armenian independent illustrator and graphic artist based in Florence, Italy.
She is the co-founder and curator of WHY Graphic Design Festival in Florence (www.whyfestival.com) and co-founder of AJZ space and curatorial art collective (www.ajzspace.org).
Studied Architecture (BA), Graphic Design (MA) and Cultural Criticism (MA), in her artistic practices, Nvard try to combine all the disciplines and skills. Her interests mainly focus on issues of public spaces, urban transformations, and cultural heritage. She works as a freelancer internationally and is passionate about design that serves a good cause.
Co-founding member of Docomomo Armenia.
She is the author of the illustration series devoted to the Soviet Modernist Architecture in Armenia which was shortlisted in the World Illustration Awards in 2019.