Gizem Vural is a Turkish illustrator based in Ithaca, NY. She studied Graphic Design at Mimar Sinan University of Fine Arts, but later she left and moved to New York with her husband to become a freelance illustrator. She mostly uses pencil and ink to draw her work and edit them on photoshop with handmade patterns and brushes. She has been a Chosen Winner of AI32 last year. She did illustrations for D&R, a leading chain selling books, music, stationary and souvenirs in Turkey. Her work has been mentioned on numerous websites. Now she is represented by RocketSloth agency from Toronto, Canada.