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Kostja Gatnik (born 11 September 1945) is a Slovene artist, graphic designer and illustrator, best known for his illustrations in children's books.[1] Gatnik was born in Ljubljana
Ljubljana
in 1945. He studied at the Academy of Fine Arts in Ljubljana. He works as a painter, graphic designer, illustrator and photographer. He has illustrated over 60 books, published cartoons and designed puppets and theatre costumes. In 2010 he won the Grand Prešeren Award for his lifetime achievements in the fine arts.[2] In 2011 he won the Levstik Award for lifetime achievement in illustration.

References[edit]

^ Slovenia's Best for Young Readers by the Slovenian Book Agency Archived 3 February 2013 at the Wayback Machine.

^ Slovenian Ministry of Culture, complete list of the Grand Prešeren Awards recipients[dead link]

Children's literature
Children's literature
portal Authority control WorldCat Identities VIAF: 316739332 LCCN: no2004044576 ICCU: ITICCUTSAV324404

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