Hannah Bagshaw was born in Norwich. She graduated from Byam Shaw School of Art with a degree in Fine Art and has completed an MA in Illustration at Camberwell College of Arts, funded by the AHRC. Her work has involved investigating the ways in which diagrams can be read purely according to aesthetic concerns, rather than how they index, or represent specific values or concepts. Hannah works as a freelance illustrator and as a digital products designer at Phaidon Press. She lives and works in London.