Eric Hanson’s illustrations have appeared in Vanity Fair, The New Yorker, The New York Times, Die Zeit Magazine, Vi Foraeldre, McSweeney's, Rolling Stone, Gastronomica, The New Republic, Bon Appetit, Spy, WigWag and other publications.

Design and advertising clients include Aesthetic Apparatus, Duffy, , Pentagram, ARNewYork, Robert Valentine, Fallon, AirConditionedLA, Landor, Ronn Campisi, Tolleson, Modern Climate, Sponge-Chicago, NothingSomething, Knack Design, Louise Fili, Philographica, Chiat Day, T-Galleria, Target, Barneys, Nordstrom, Warby Parker, Atlantic Records, Neiman Marcus, General Mills, Xerox, Miss Porter’s School, Harvard, Brown, Dartmouth, Johns Hopkins, Bowdoin, Northwestern, UCBerkeley, Vail Ski Resorts, USBancorp, Honda, Graphique de France and others in North America, Europe and Japan.

He has designed product lines for Pottery Barn and illustrated books for Knopf, HarperCollins, Hachette, ORBooks,Chronicle, Random House, Faber & Faber, Farrar Straus Giroux, New York Review Books and Pantheon. 

His writing has been published by McSweeney’s, The Paris Review, The Mockingbird, The Atlantic, Smithsonian, Süddeutsche Zeitung Magazine, Leite's Culinaria, The New York Tyrant, Ampersand, Torpedo and The Lifted Brow (Australia).

Original Eric Hanson art is available through the artist.


Artist in Residence, 2014, at Mia (Minneapolis Institute of Arts)

Communication Arts Illustration Annual

Print Magazine Design Annual

International Design Annual


The Society of Publication Designers

American Illustration

Lurzer’s Archive 200 Best Illustrators Worldwide 2006


Black-and-white artwork 
(click on “Slideshow”)



Art Liaison 
(in Japan)

Luerzer’s Archive 200 Best Illustrators Worldwide

American Illustration 
(search for “Eric Hanson”)



Aqua Velvet

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