Vanya Nastanlieva

Vanya Nastanlieva grew up in Bulgaria and is now living in England.

She spent five years in the High School of Applied Art, majoring in Textile and Fashion in 1998.

After graduating she held her first solo exhibition, displaying 63 pieces of oil canvases, watercolor, distemper and black and white drawings. The exhibition led to illustrating Emil Spiridonv's book, Stories for Wild Animals, which was published in 2000.

Over the years she has worked in different fields such as animation studios, children's magazines and newspapers, greetings card companies, crafts, and painting ceramics. In 2000 she began her studies at the National Academy of Art in Sofia and obtained a Bachelor of Arts degree in 2004, specializing in Book and Graphic Design. After graduating, her next workplace was the American company 'World Wide FX Studio'-'Nu Image' in Bulgaria where she was employed as a storyboard and concept artist for the movies: 'Rin Tin Tin', 'Wicker Man' and other Read More chevron_right