Polina Poluektova

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Polina Poluektova is a full-time children’s book illustrator, who enjoys creating whimsical art and expressive characters.Since early childhood, Polina found inspiration in picture books, classic fairy tales, nature and animals which influenced her current artistic style. After receiving a degree in Linguistics, she followed her dream of becoming a professional illustrator. She graduated cum laude from the Academy of Art University, San Francisco,USA. in December 2017, majoring in children’s book illustration. In a short period of time Polina has already worked on various projects, such as educational language books, school books, websites and independent picture books by private commissioners

Polina experimented with different media throughout her artistic journey and now focuses ontraditional media, with watercolour being her favourite.She currently lives in Switzerland, where she is an active member of the SCBWI community.In her spare time, she enjoys reading, walking in the forest and drinking tea.

Polina Poluektova