Anastasia Shygaieva was named one of the 222 Best young book Illustrators. Artist is well-known due to her original style not just in the USA but around the world as well . She was raised in Ukraine and was mostly influenced by the Ukrainian art culture. A talanted illustrator with wide experience in creating unique and professional quality illustrations. Proficient in everything from classical art, portrait to cartooning, from packaging to children's book illustrations. Over the past years Nastasia has been working with watercolor paint, creating a unique layering and aquarelle effect in her illustrations.
Nastasia Shygaieva is a leading teacher in a Pre-K classroom in New York since 2014.
Finalist, Top 20 Ukrainian Artists, SNAC. SF, CA, USA (04/2013) Winner of the Art Department (TAD) scholarship. SF, CA, USA (06/2011) Selected artist for “The Best 222 young illustrators from former USSR” (09/2012) Honorable award, International Competition of Contemporary Arts. Kiev, Ukraine (11/2009) Best Illustrator nominee for “the Dragon”, Shvarc. Obraz Knigi. Moscow, Russia (09/2009) Selected artist for the Bologna Children’s Book Fair. Bologna, Italy (01/2008)
Languages PhD (10/2011- present) National Aviation University. Kiev, Ukraine. Majored in Graphic design BA and MA (10/2004-10/2011) National Academy of Arts and Architecture. Kiev, Ukraine. Majored in Book Illustration and Graphic Design
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