I am Toronto based digital and traditional artist with more than twenty years of experience in book publishing field. As an illustrator I am interested in creating an enchanting, curious and captivating art from an emotional, historical and cultural approach. My skills include photography and graphic design as well as illustration, what enables me to provide the client with complete work on a project from concept development to the final art. My artistic abilities have been recognized through numerous national and international awards including Applied Arts awards for book cover design and Illustration. To see the design and photography samples please visit my web site at: http://www.julianakolesova.com
American Girl, Scholastic, Random House, Harper Collins, Penguin Group, Bloomsbury Publishing, Harlequin, Houghton Mifflin, Bell Canada, Simon & Schuster, Toronto Russian Film Festival, Cloak Design Inc., Oxford Press, LCBO and many others.
2013 • Applied Arts Award for photography series: Applied Arts, Photography & Illustration. 2009 • Applied Arts Award for book cover illustration: Applied Arts, Photography & Illustration. 2009 • XPOSE photography and Illustration Award 2005 • Award for book cover design: Applied Arts, Design & Advertising International 2004 • Gold Prize for corporate design: XEROX National Graphic Design Competition 2003 • Gold and Silver Prize for logo and booklet design: XEROX National Graphic Design Competition 2002 • Applied Arts Award for advertising illustration: Applied Arts, Photography & Illustration 2002 • Gold and Bronze Prize for digital illustration: Graphic Exchange Digital Art Awards 2001 • Gold Prize for digital illustration: Graphic Exchange Digital Art Awards 2000 • Award for Outstanding Achievement, XEROX Canada 1996 • Gold Prize for commercial poster: City of Moscow Advertising Contest, Russia