Javier Jaén is a designer and illustrator from Barcelona. He studied Graphic Design and Fine Arts in Barcelona, New York and Budapest.
He has worked for The New York Times, The New Yorker, The Washington Post, Time, Harvard University, National Geographic, El País and Penguin Random House, just to name a few. His work has been recognised by AGI Membership (2015), the Society of Illustrators (Illustrators 55, 56),American Illustration (AI33, AI34) Print magazine (New Visual Artist 2013), Junceda Award (2013), and the Gràffica Award (2010). He has also participated in exhibitions in New York, London, El Salvador, Tallinn, Rome and Barcelona.
Jaén uses political, social and cultural commentary in his personal work. Find out more about him here.