Lives Journal 3

Alenka Sottler

 

 

 

ARTWORKS /ILLUSTRATIONS/

 

 

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Poroka (wedding) (from Cinderella by the Brothers Grimm, 2006), coloured tempera on paper, 32.5 x 49.5 cm

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illustration of the fairytale O Tacamuci (About a Cat, from S. Makarovich’s Svetlanine pravljice, 2008), black and white tempera on paper, 25 x 30 cm

3

illustration of the fairytale O strashni lisichki (About a Terrible Little Fox, from S. Makarovich’s Svetlanine pravljice, 2008), black and white tempera on paper, 32.5 x 25 cm

4

illustration of the fairytale Chuvaj svoje skrivnosti (Keep your Secrets, from Svetovne pravljice, 2004), black and white tempera on paper, 32.5 x 25 cm

5

illustration of the story of Moses and the burning bush (from the Bible), black, white tempera and blue pen on paper, 35 x 51 cm

6

Shtukature (Stuccowork, from Prividi, by Niko Grafenauer and Alenka Sottler, 2009), black and white tempera on paper, 33 x 26 cm

7

Strah (Fear, from Prividi, by Niko Grafenauer and Alenka Sottler, 2009), black and white tempera on paper, 32.5 x 25 cm

8

Krik (The Cry, from Prividi, by Niko Grafenauer and Alenka Sottler, 2009), black and white tempera on paper, 21 x 11 cm

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cover illustration Prividi, 2009, colour tempera on paper, 35 x 51 cm

 

 

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ALENKA SOTTLER was born on 24 October 1958 in Ljubljana. She graduated from the Academy of Fine Arts in Ljubljana in 1981 and completed her postgraduate studies in painting in 1983. Her main field of activity is illustration and she has illustrated more than 45 books. She holds independent exhibitions and also participates in group exhibitions in Slovenia and abroad. Alenka has received many distinguished Slovenian and foreign awards. For her illustrations she has received the Hinko Smrekar Award, Plaque and Prize at the biennial of Slovenian illustration in Ljubljana, the Levstik Prize, the Grand Prix Trojlistok of the children’s jury and the Golden Apple at the Biennale of children’s illustration in Bratislava, the Prize for Excellence in Japan (Biennale of European Illustration) and the Certificate of Merit at the 48th and 49th Annual Exhibition in New York as well as many others.

In 2010 she received two distinguished foreign awards for Prividi together with Niko Grafenauer: the Grand Prix at the Biennale of Illustration in Zagreb and a Merit from 3x3 Magazine in New York.

She lives and works in Ljubljana.

 

 

 

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