Onka Allmayer-Beck (Austria, 1979) living and working in Vienna, as a Ceramist, Illustrator and Costume Designer. After graduating from Central Saint Martin Womenswear programme in 2004, she worked and lived in Milan( 2004- 2016) as a Fashion Designer for various brands ( Carol Christian Poell, Strenesse, Giorgio Armani).
She has dedicated the past four years to ceramic work, illustration and installations, in collaboration with Staatsoper Berlin unter den Linden, she was illustrating costume for Der Rosenkavalier, directed by André Heller( opening 09.02.2020).
Her work has been shown in Vienna ( Vienna Design Week, Obizzi, Catrinette; inoperable Gallery), Kunsthalle Feldbach, Chiasso( M.A.X.museo), Moscow ( Austrian Forum), Abramtsevo Russia( Abramtsevo Museum), Milan ( Riviera, Triennial di Milano ) and Zagreb ( HDLU), as well as being part of the 17th Krasnoyarsk Biennale in Siberia 2017 and Vienna Design week 2019. Her illustrations has been published by ZERO, Parterre de Reis, H.O.M.E., Flair and Die Presse. She has illustrated the life of Composer Haydn for Children in association with the Haydn Geburtshaus located in Rohrau, Niederösterreich and has designed several campaigns for Vöslauer water.