Anna and Elena Balbusso

Twins Anna and Elena Balbusso are internationally recognized award winning illustrators team, with a unique signature ANNA+ELENA=BALBUSSO, who work has been published by major international publishers and companies through out the world on various media types such as book jackets, magazines, newspapers including The New York Times, The New Yorker Magazine, Reader's Digest Magazine, le Figaro Group,  in house corporate, promotion, ads. They are represented by Shannon Associates New York, US. They have illustrated over 40 books (children picture books, classic novels, fiction). Their artwork has been exhibited in numerous exhibitions and galleries in Italy and abroad. In 2015 the prestigious NORMAN ROCKWELL MUSEUM (Stockbridge, Massachusetts US) included Balbusso Twins among the illustrators of The Decade 2010-present (time periods) in their website. Anna and Elena Balbusso have been included among the 18 greatest italian artists in the "ilustración infantil y juvenil: excelencias italianas" Children's illustration: Italian Excellence travel show organized by the Bologna Children's Book Fair, the Italian Institute of Culture of Madrid and of Berlin. They have been members of the Society of Illustrators of New York since 2009 and of the Society of Illustrators of Los Angeles since 2015. Balbussos have won more than 50 prestigious awards in US and internationally, including: THE JOSEPH MORGAN HENNINGER AWARD – BEST OF SHOW GOLD MEDAL - SILA Illustration West 53 (US), 3 GOLD MEDALS the Society of Illustrators NYC (US), 15 AWARDS of EXCELLENCE from Communication Arts Illustration Annual (US), The V&A ILLUSTRATION AWARDS - BEST BOOK by The Victorian and Albert Museum (London, UK), THE CHESLEY AWARD BEST INTERIOR ILLUSTRATION (US), THE ANDERSEN PRIZE BEST ILLUSTRATORS (IT) and many other honors… The Balbussos’ work has been recognized by the Society of Illustrators of New York, Society of Illustrators of Los Angeles, The AOI of London, American Illustration, 3x3 The Magazine Of Contemporary Illustration, Spectrum The Best Fantastic Art, Creative Quarterly, Lürzers Archive 200 Best Illustrators worldwide, Print European Regional Design, BIB Biennial of Illustration Bratislava, The CJ Picture Book Festival Seoul Korea, Bologna Children’s Book Fair.They have been featured in many books, magazines articles, newspapers blog. In 2015 Balbusso Twins have been included among the 100 greatest artists from around the world in the newly published Illusive Contemporary Illustration Part 4 from German publisher Gestalten.

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