Photo by Roberto Caruso
Raz Latif is an award-winning freelance illustrator working internationally while living in Toronto, Canada.
Over the course of his career, he has worked on—editorial, book, commercial and marketing campaigns. As a creative, Raz feels there are no limits to challenging the boundaries of his artworks and continues to fuel his work with vibrant, emotive, and expressive pieces.
Awards & Recognition
American Illustration: Selected 40, 41 / American Illustration: Chosen 36, 38, 39 / Communication Arts: Shortlist 2018, 2020, 2021 / 3x3 International No.14 / Adobe Design Achievement Awards / Creative Quarterly 32
Partial Client List
The New York Times / Scientific American / BuzzFeed News / Reader's Digest / Nob Hill Gazette / Audi / Ford / Global Affairs Canada / Cottage Life Magazine / The Globe and Mail / Sojourners / Fraud Magazine / Modern Cat Magazine / Policy Options Magazine / Polaris Music Prize / autoTRADER / Crowsnest Books / Intellitix / Nuance / Brex / Minto Communities / Fix Coffee + Bikes / Owlkids Books / Chickadee Magazine / Chirp Magazine / Playwrights Canada Press / Mount Pleasant Village / among others

Bachelor of Design, Illustration. OCAD University
Press & Publication
Publishers Weekly / Illustration Age / BOOOOOOOM / NOW / PRINT Magazine / Polaris Music Prize
Client Testimonials
“Not only did Raz deliver illustrations that fit seamlessly with the project, he hit every deadline and provided plenty of preliminary work to ensure that we knew exactly what we were getting before the final versions. We’d highly recommend Raz as a partner you can count on for both a high quality of work and ease of collaboration.”
— Kyle Makischuk. Art Director, autoTRADER
"Raz is a rare talent. He was able to turn our messaging and objectives into incredible pieces of art that not just looked amazing but also conveyed our brand and message."
— Milan Malivuk. VP of Marketing, Intellitix
"It was a pleasure to work with Raz on our November/December issue. His illustrations elevated our publication to a whole new level. He has a unique ability to take your ideas into consideration and build on them, and in turn create a final product that communicates concepts and themes perfectly. It was refreshing to work with an artist who was extremely efficient and responsive throughout the entire process."
— Helen Elliott. Art Director, Fraud Magazine