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March 8, 2017

Anna + Elena Balbusso’s latest book project is a lushly illustrated poem, Make the Earth Your Companion. Readers are reminded to treat the world around them with love, respect and wonder; the Balbusso’s illustrations are, as ever, mystically beautiful. (more)

January 4, 2017

Not all fantastic illustration assignments fit neatly into the major categories, so we’ve grouped a selection of standouts under “design.”  Postage stamps, textiles and eye-catching signage are a few of the types of assignments we’ve selected.  Explore each of these featured Design illustrations in depth by clicking on the links below. (more)

January 3, 2017

Anna + Elena Balbusso start 2017 on a high note with this animated greeting for a Happy New Year! (more)

December 9, 2016

Anna + Elena Balbusso reveal the opulent frontispiece illustration of Countess Olivia from their latest book for Folio Society, Shakespeare’s “Twelfth Night.” The first in a new series, the volume is a large-format gift edition.


November 30, 2016

Anna & Elena Balbusso and their luminous illustrations are the subject of an in depth article on Picame, the addictive online daily art and design magazine. (more)

November 15, 2016

Anna & Elena Balbusso are this year’s recipients of the prestigious Stevan Dohanos Award from the Society of Illustrators of New York, honoring “The Blood of Eden,” which earned Best in Show in this year's members’ exhibition “Drawn to the Music.” (more)

September 13, 2016

Anna + Elena Balbusso illustrated “Can't Thread a Moving Needle” for Santa Clara University Magazine, an article detailing how the school addresses the issue of sexual assault on campus with a playwriting project turned film.  (more)

August 25, 2016

Anna + Elena Balbusso illustrated “Ratspeak,” brand new fiction on “Ratspeak is the shrill and sly language of the rats of New York City’s subway. When a curious boy is granted his wish to speak and understand the secret language of the rats, he brings a curse upon his home…” (more)

June 9, 2016

Anna & Elena Balbusso were interviewed for VAROOM, the quarterly magazine of the AOI, Association of Illustrators, UK. Issue 33 is titled, “Collaborators,” and the talented twins share their experiences and thoughts on the nature of working together.  “Two heads are better than one,” they remark, “We are lucky!” (more)