Artists : Kristina Swarner

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About this artist

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Kristina Swarner

Often described as magical and dreamlike, Kristina's work draws much of its
imagery and inspiration from memories of exploring old houses, woods, and
gardens when she was a child.
Since graduating from the Rhode Island School of Design, Kristina has illustrated
numerous books, greeting cards, magazines, wine labels, and theatre posters. Her
recent awards include the Koret International Book Award in 2006 and the Sydney
Taylor Book Award Gold Medal in 2008.
When not painting, Kristina enjoys music, collecting beach pebbles, trying to grow
trees on her balcony, and knitting. She lives in Chicago.

Artist skills

  • Traditional

Clients include

  • Hinkler Books
  • Usborne Publishing