Armando Veve (b. 1989) is an illustrator working in Philadelphia. His drawings have been recognized by American Illustration, Communication Arts, Spectrum, and the Society of Illustrators in NY. He was named an ADC Young Gun by The One Club for Creativity and selected to the Forbes 30 under 30 list.

Commissioned by

Adult Swim, American Bystander, Art of Play, Bloomberg Businessweek, Bloomberg Markets, California Sunday Magazine, Condé Nast Traveler, Dana Foundation, Eight by Eight, FSG Books, Global Brief, Howler Magazine, Johns Hopkins Magazine, Journal of the Norwegian Medical Association, Lucky Peach Magazine, McSweeney’s Publishing, MIT Technology Review, Mother Jones, MTA Arts & Design, National Geographic, New Republic, New Scientist, The New York Times, The New Yorker, This Greedy Pig, Todd Oldham Studios,, Penguin Random House, POLITICO Europe, Poetry Foundation, Quirk Books, Rich Brilliant Willing, Scientific American Mind, Smithsonian Magazine, Subterranean Press, VICE, Village Voice, Virginia Quarterly Review, The Wall Street Journal, The Washington Post, Wired

Awards and Recognition


Gold Medal (Editorial), Society of Illustrators 63

Gold Medal (Advertising), Society of Illustrators 63

Silver Medal (Book), Society of Illustrators 63

Chesley Award Nominee, ASFA


Gold Medal (Editorial), Society of Illustrators 62

Yellow Pencil, D&AD Awards, London, UK

Award of Excellence, Communication Arts


Forbes 30 Under 30 Art & Style

Award of Excellence, Society for News Design


ADC Young Gun Award

Levine/Leavitt Artist-In-Residence Award

Jury for Society of Illustrators 60th Annual Exhibition

ICON 10 The Illustration Conference Poster Artist

American Illustration 36 (Selected: Editorial)

Spectrum Award Nominee

Gold Medal (Editorial), Society of Illustrators 59

Gold Medal (Advertising), Society of Illustrators 59

Creative Quarterly 46 (Spring/Summer 2017)


Latin American Ilustración 5 (Selected: Editorial)

Communication Arts Fresh Feature

American Illustration 35 (Chosen: Advertising, Editorial)

Society of Illustrators 58 (Advertising, Editorial)


American Illustration 34 (Selected: Editorial)

Society of Illustrators 57 (Editorial)


Society of Illustrators' Nancy Lee Rhodes Scholarship


Arthur Zankel Scholarship Finalist

John A. Chironna Scholarship, RISD, Providence, RI


American Greetings Scholarship, RISD, Providence, RI

Panels, Juries, Talks, Visits


MFA ILP Thesis Critic, Maryland Institute College of Art, Baltimore, MD

ArtCenter College of Design, Pasadena, CA

Fashion Institute of Technology, New York, NY


Easton Pribble Visiting Artist Lecture Series, Museum Auditorium, PrattMWP College of Art and Design

Juror, AIGA Worldstudio Scholarships

Juror, D&AD Awards


Visiting Artist, Congreso Internacional de Illustracion, CasaTinta, Bogota, Colombia


Keynote Speaker, ICON10 The Illustration Conference, Detroit, MI

Visiting Artist, College for Creative Studies, Detroit, MI

Ackerman Visiting Artist, Moravian College, Bethlehem, PA


Visiting Artist, Rhode Island School of Design, Providence, RI

Maryland Institute College of Art, Baltimore, MA

University of the Arts, Philadelphia, PA



BFA with honors, Rhode Island School of Design


RISD European Honors Program, Rome, Italy

Solo* and Two-person exhibitions


Richard C. Von Hess Gallery, University of the Arts, Philadelphia, PA*


Belly of the Whale, Edo Rosenblith and Armando Veve, So What Space, New York, NY


Armando Veve, 2020Gallery @ Reflex Group, New York, NY

Group Exhibitions


Labyrinth of Dreams, curated by Tim Maclean, WOW x WOW Gallery

Illustrated Monsters, curated by illustration institute, Portland Public Library Lewis Gallery, Portland, ME
October 1 - December 31, 2021

Wave, curated by Insu Lee, East Sea International Art Pre-Biennale 2021 Illustration Exhibition, Seoul, South Korea
October 23 - November 19, 2021

Plant Show, curated by Cassia Lupo, Giant Robot, Los Angeles, CA

Urban Aesop, curated by robin underground, Brassworks Gallery, Portland, OR


A Body Awaits, curated by Siobhán Gallagher and John F. Malta, Cooler Gallery, Brooklyn, NY


Art as Witness: Political Graphics 2016-2018, curated by Steve Brodner, SVA Chelsea Gallery, New York, NY (October 6-November 3, 2018)

KREM, The Scarab Club, curated by Stephen Schudlich, Detroit, MI (July 11 - August 18, 2018)

Go West!, Designforum Wien, designaustria, curated by Peter Diamond, Vienna, Austria (June 19 - September 9, 2018)

American Monsters, Star Gallery, curated by Anthony Freda, New York, NY


Storybook Style: A Selection of Works from the Minds of Living Illustrators, Morris Museum, curated by Alexandra Willis, Morristown, NJ

New Masters, The Fumbally Exchange, curated by Hens Teeth Prints, Dublin, IE

All Things Great and Small, Geoffrey Young Gallery, Great Barrington, MA

Moments in Monochrome, Nucleus Portland, Portland, OR

Winnie Truong, Lala, Armando Veve, HARPY Gallery, curated by Michael Olivo, Rutherford, NJ

The Shape of Things to Come, Jonathan LeVine Gallery, New York, NY


1+( ) - Global Network, The Seoul Illustration Fair, curated by Insu Lee, Seoul, ROK


Rabbit, Rabbit, Rabbit, Fabric Workshop and Museum, Philadelphia, PA


Beyond the Selvage: A History of Screen-printing at the Fabric Workshop and Museum, Philadelphia, PA

Sundance Film Festival Editions, curated by Todd Oldham, Park City, UT


Bleach Blue, Fjord Space, curated by Sean Gerstley, Philadelphia, PA

Beyond the Oort Cloud, Pew Gallery, organized by Rodger Binyone, Philadelphia, PA

Conosco Projects, Reverse Art Space, organized by Paula Moreira, New York, NY


Some Like it Hot, Hudson Contemporary, Middletown, DE

Senior Invitational, Woods Gerry Gallery, Providence, RI

Museum of American Illustration at SOI, New York, NY

Showroom, Memorial Hall Gallery, Providence, RI

Ice, Memorial Hall Gallery, Providence, RI


Contagious, Hillel Gallery Project, Providence, RI



Vermont Studio Center, Artist Grant, Johnson, VT


Fabric Workshop and Museum Apprenticeship, Philadelphia, PA