Tina Dobrajc

Tina Dobrajc (1984) obtained her master’s degree in painting from the Academy of Fine Arts and Design in Ljubljana. Her paintings have featured in solo exhibitions and are regularly included in group exhibitions. As an illustrator, she is active in the field of children’s and young adult illustration. She illustrated several children’s picture books for various publishers in Slovenia, with the books also translated into a number of other languages. She received the Hinko Smrekar Distinction for Aleš Šteger’s young adult novel Kurent, and the Special Prize for Outstanding Integration of Artistic Genres at the Kristina Brenkova Awards for the children’s picture book Sofia and the Ballet Slippers by Helena Kraljič. Maša Ogrizek’s book Fox Moon, with illustrations by Dobrajc, received the Večernica Award and was nominated for the Desetnica Award. Dobrajc is also the recipient of the Rihard Jakopič Honourable Mention for Achievements in Painting.

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