Monday, 11 December 2017

Bożena Truchanowska II


Bożena Truchanowska (1929) is a Polish illustrator and these are two winter illustrations from 'Bajeczne Historie' written by Lech Konopiński and published in1970. The images have a charming tilted perspective and seem to use a wax resist for the trees and sky. Bożena is an artist who transcended rigid genres, working as a painter, graphic designer and illustrator, she illustrated over 100 children's books. She was awarded the Polish Section of IBBY (2013) and the silver Gloria Artis (2014) for lifetime achievement.