About Necdet Yilmaz

Necdet was born and raised in Istanbul, where he attended Marmara University School of Fine Arts and Design. He has worked for several multinational advertising agencies such as Grey and J. Walter Thompson as an art director and has won awards for his ad campaigns and illustrations in Turkey and around the world. Among his major awards are:

Beside the USA, his works were exhibited in many countries, including UK, Italy, South Korea. 

Necdet Yilmaz is a member of SCBWI and currently resides in New York. He recently received his MFA degree from FIT/SUNY in illustration.

Instagram: necdetyilmaz.ny

twitter: @necdetyilmaz

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Earth: Fragile Planet

Artist Against the War, an exhibition at Society of Illustrators

“Sketches of History and Folly” by Jim Dwyer, the New York Times

London Transport Museum, “The poster collection covers over 100 years of graphic art”

Insights Animation: “The economic Benefits of Immigration” by Ahmet Mushfiq Mobarak 

Insights Animation: “Why Integrated Cities Produce More Startups” by Olav Sorenson

“Pink Thing of the day: Happy Tank” by Gail Worley

“Erdogan Between the Lines.” The Nation