Maria Brzozowska was born in Poland and spent most of her childhood growing up in Turkey, where she now lives. She’s a graduate of Leeds Arts University, a visual storyteller who enjoys taking a poetic approach to her art. She uses traditional painting techniques aided by digital methods.
What was your favorite book when you were a child?
Where the Wild Things Are by Maurice Sendak
Who are your top three favorite authors or illustrators?
Leonora Carrington, Jozef Wilkon, Hieronymus Bosch
Why did you want to become an author or illustrator?
I always enjoyed expressing my ideas in a visual way and I found my mode of expression through colors and textures while painting.
Do you have any advice for future authors or illustrators?
Never stop learning new skills and always seek inspiration in your everyday life.