Lauren Tamaki – BIPOC Creators Showcase

The National Media Awards Foundation is proud to present a showcase of works by award-winning creators who identify as Black, Indigenous, or people of colour. Each of these creators has won or been nominated for a National Magazine Award, Digital Publishing Award or National Magazine Award: B2B, and since then, has done further high-quality work in the fields of journalism, visual arts, creative writing and more. Check out the creators here to learn more about them, read their award-winning work and view their most recent projects.

Lauren Tamaki

Lauren Tamaki is a Canadian illustrator and designer who currently lives in New York. She loves acrylic ink, pencils and watercolour paper. Her clients include The New York Times, The Wall Street Journal, Pentagram, Penguin,The New Yorker and Disney. She is honored to have been recognized by Society of Illustrators, Society of News Design, American Illustration and the National Magazine Awards. Her book with Elizabeth Partridge, Seen and Unseen: What Dorothea Lange, Toyo Miyatake, and Ansel Adams’s Photographs Reveal About the Japanese American Incarceration received a Sibert Medal in 2023. 

2023 National Magazine Awards, Illustration: “Alter Eco,” Bombardier Experience (Honourable Mention)