Giulia Sagramola (ITA)
Giulia Sagramola is an illustrator and cartoonist living between Barcelona and Italy. Her clients include The New Yorker, The New York Times, Ferragamo, Feltrinelli, Harrys, OECD, Plansponsor, Boden, and many others. She won several awards including a Golden Medal from the Society Of Illustrators, for her self-publishing project Teiera. She's the author of the graphic novels “Bacio a cinque” (Topipittori), “Incendi Estivi” (Bao Publishing), and the children's books “Un drôle true pas drôle” (Rouergue), “Mon Chien Banane” (Les 400 coups). Her comics have appeared in magazines like Courier, Millie, Linus, Rolling Stone, Vita. Her interest in developing personal projects brought her to experiment with surface design, ceramic, and embroidery. In her free time, she loves drawing dogs and rollerskating.
2020 Giulia Sagramola BN_square-portrait
Lilla Bölecz (HUN)
Lilla Bölecz is a freelance illustrator specialised in graphic art, book illustration and surface pattern design.
Her passion is to create peculiar, thought-provoking, mystical scenes and characters. She considers artwork as a crucible of the spiritual and the material worlds. Her vision is mostly inspired by mysticism, nature, spiritual experiences, mythology and literature.
Lilla is always looking for meaningful connections, focusing beyond the illusion to discover uniqueness and the unifying theme that connects all beings. Her aim with the unconventional visual stories is to discover hidden realms and bring them to life in order to invite the viewers to an inner adventure of their own.
Olga Ptashnik (HUN)
Olga Ptashnik is an award-winning illustrator living in Caucasus Mountains, Russia. She finds inspiration in nature, history and philosophy. Working in an array of mediums from pencils, water colours, pastel and gouache, Olga brings projects and topics that she is passionate about into life through books and pictures.
Awards: 2020 Frankfurt fair unpublished picture books showcase
2019 iJungle Illustration Award - the best of the best
2019 Frankfurt fair unpublished picture books showcase
2017 Fumetto comix festival (Luzern) - short list
2016 Society of illustrators 59 annual show (NY, USA) - winner 
2016 Boomfest comix festival competiton - the best story
2016 3x3 student show - silver award