Anna & Elena Balbusso
Anna & Elena Balbusso, twins from Italy, live and work in Milan. They graduated from The Brera Accademy of Fine Arts where they specialized in painting. Since 1994 they have worked freelance as a team for the publishing trade, corporating and advertising clients in Italy, France and U.S. They works have been published by major leading publishing houses on book covers, in magazines, newspapers including Madame Figaro, le Monde journal, Abitare Magazine, Corriere della Sera journal. They have illustrated many children's and young adult books published by Italian and International publishers including Gallimard Jeunesse, Editions Milan, Yeowon Media, Black Cat Publishing, Einaudi Ragazzi, Edizioni El, Mondadori Group. Their artwork has been exibited in numerous exibitions and galleries in Italy and abroad. Balbussos' work has been recognized by leading trade publications and juried exibitions including the Society of Illustrators NY, Communication Arts, American Illustration, Print European Regional Design, Bologna Children's Book Fair. Since 2009 they have been members of the Society of Illustrators of New York.