Ishtar Bäcklund


Ishtar is a Swedish Illustrator and Visual Artist based in Stockholm. With a BA in Graphic Design & Illustration from Konstfack & California College of the Arts in San Francisco. Her artistry spans through a wide spectrum of mediums and techniques, from both analog painting to interactive media like VR. She masters black and white illustrations as well as watercolor and digital art. Composing images out of mixed media together with her exciting imagination and perspective of life brings many dimensions into her work. Her passion for storytelling and finding new ways of sharing her vision, has led her to win prizes and numerous nominations from all over the world in categories such as “Innovation” and “Creativity”. She loves to travel and skate and through touring around the world she’s made sure to leave her mark on walls and boards wherever she’s been. Alongside Ishtar's travels and skate endeavors around the world, she's also designed and worked closely with numerous Skate brands like Bustin Boards, Fibretec skateboards & Goat Boards just to name a few to bring out both custom and mass-produced board graphics. During the summer of 2012, the Bustin 'Maestro' board was one of the most familiar boards that people pushed around on the streets of NYC.

Cases (4)

Hella Brewery
Stockholm, Sweden
Stockholm, Sweden
Stockholm, Sweden
Zêphire 1991
Stockholm, Sweden

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New York, USA
433 Broadway
NY 10013
Copenhagen, Denmark
Kuglegårdsvej 17
1434 København K
Aarhus, Denmark
Fiskerivej 2H
8000 Aarhus

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