Andrea Ipaktchi is an American illustrator, cartoonist, painter and improviser who lives in Paris.

She holds a BFA in Illustration from Parsons School of Design.

As Illustration coordinator in France for Society of Children's Book Writers and Illustrators, she encourages publishing industry professionals traveling to France to CONTACT HER about creating events while traveling in Paris, France.  

A 2015 Undiscovered Voices winner for her panel illustrations, Andrea has since been dedicated to her MG illustrated novel. 

A 2016 Laureat  for Metanoia Gallery Paris annual art competition.

2020 and 2020 resident at the Irish artist's residency Tyrone Guthrie.