Rebecca Hendin is a London based American freelance illustrator, cartoonist, artist, and
animator. She regularly works as an illustrator/animator at the BBC, and for The Guardian as a
political cartoonist. Her political cartoons are syndicated by UniversalUclick, America's leading
Rebecca was the winner of Britain's Political Cartoon of the Year Award in 2019, for her work for The Guardian. She was the artist behind Amnesty International's 2017 Write for Rights Campaign, following 2016's artist Ai Wei Wei. Her artwork was earlier publicly seen from 2013-2014 over London's Charing Cross Road on a 30 metre mural over Foyles Bookshop. Her cartoon work is part of the Newseum's collection in Washington, D.C. She and her work have been featured on TV and radio programmes on BBC and Sky.
Freelance clients include: BBC (BBC News, BBC Three, Newsbeat, BBC Ideas, BBC Culture, BBC
Radio 4), Google, Washington Post, The Guardian, Amnesty International, Donmar Warehouse,
Gimlet Media, Foyles Bookshop, New Statesman, Giphy, Dance Umbrella, VICE, Politico, The Nib,
Le Temps, Human Rights Watch, Index On Censorship, Imperial War Museum, L'Obs, Chatham
House, Fuel Theatre, Cambridge University, Editora Aleph, BuzzFeed, The Bureau for Investigative Journalism, Hazlitt (Penguin Randomhouse), Neal Street Productions, Cooperatives UK, Island Records, Estee Lauder, Amazon Studios, STRIKE Magazine, WPP, Bloomsbury Lanes, AU Magazine, Best Western Magazine, First Draft, Eurostar, musicians (Molotov Jukebox, Get Cape Wear Cape Fly, Lower Than Atlantis, The Lines) and more.
She has an MA in Communication Design and a BA in Graphic Design from Central Saint Martins. She previously studied at California College of the Arts, in San Francisco.
Member: Professional Cartoonists' Organisation, British Cartoonists' Association, National Union of Journalists, Association of Illustrators.