Agata Pankowska


I am a Polish artist based in the UK. I graduated from BA Illustration and Animation (2015) and MA Children’s Book Illustration (2017) courses at Cambridge School of Art. In 2016 my entry for the War Horse were shortlisted for the House of Illustration award.

My inspiration comes from various places: nature, observational drawing, legends, folk tales and fiction in general. In my work, I combine printmaking and traditional drawing with digital techniques and I seek to remain flexible in my visual language. Black and white or colour, my illustrations tend to be aimed for older children and young adults and I like to find ways of combining written text with images. I feel comfortable with black and white chapter book illustrations and also enjoy designing book covers.



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