Art studio Agrafka consists of Romana Romanyshyn & Andriy Lesiv.
both were born in Ukraine in 1984, live and work in city of Lviv, Ukraine

Romana's education:
1999 – 2003 – Lviv Art College of Decorative and Applied Art, Painting department.
2003 – 2009 – Lviv National Art Academy, Art Glass department.
2010 – semiannual scholarship program "GAUDE POLONIA", Art Academy in Krakow, Poland.
2012 – semiannual scholarship program "GAUDE POLONIA", Art Academy in Warsaw, Poland.

Andriy's education:
1999 – 2003 – Lviv Art College of Decorative and Applied Art, restoration and conservation of art works department.
2003 – 2009 – Lviv National Art Academy, restoration and conservation of art works department.
2010 – semiannual scholarship program "GAUDE POLONIA", Art Academy in Krakow, Poland.
2012 – semiannual scholarship program "GAUDE POLONIA", Art Academy in Warsaw, Poland.
2009 – 2012 – postgraduate student of art criticism department, Ethnology Institute of the National Academy of Sciences of Ukraine;
2016 – PhD in art criticism.
Main awards:
2006 – award of XIII National Publisher Forum in Lviv (co-authorship with Andriy Lesiv);
2009 – award of the International Renaissance Foundation for design of books, which were published under the support of IRF.
2011 – Grand Prix of the "Knyzhkove Levenia" Children Book Prize for book "The Mitten. Ukrainian Folktale". Lviv International Kids Festival.
2011 – award "Book of the Year" of XVIII National Publisher Forum in Lviv for book "The Mitten. Ukrainian Folktale".
2011 – "Honorary Mention to the Publisher" of 23. Biennial of Illustrations Bratislava for book "The Mitten. Ukrainian Folktale". Bratislava, Slovakia.
2012 – "The White Ravens 2012", Special Mention for "The Mitten. Ukrainian Folktale". A Selection of International Children's and Youth Literature. International Jugendbibliothek, Munich, Germany.
2013 – "The White Ravens 2013" for "Ivan Franko. The Turnip". A Selection of International Children's and Youth Literature. International Jugendbibliothek, Munich, Germany.
2014 – "BolognaRagazzi Award" mention in Opera Prima category for "The Stars and Poppy Seeds". Bologna, Ilaly.
2015 – "BolognaRagazzi Award" mention in New Horizons category for "The War that Changed Rondo". Bologna, Ilaly.
2015 – "The White Ravens 2015", for "The War that Changed Rondo". A Selection of International Children's and Youth Literature. International Jugendbibliothek, Munich, Germany.
2015 - Honorary mention of Sharjah Children's Reading Festival. Sharjah, United Arab Emirates.
2016 - Honorary mention of Sharjah Children's Reading Festival. Sharjah, United Arab Emirates.
2016 - Honorary mention of "The Global Illustration Award", Frankfurt am Main, Germany.
2016 - Main award of Best Ukrainian book design, Book arsenal, Kyiv, Ukraine.
2017 - Honorary mention of "The Global Illustration Award", Frankfurt am Main, Germany.
2017 - Plaque award of 26. Biennial of Illustrations Bratislava, Slovakia.
2017 - Main award of Best Ukrainian book design, Book arsenal, Kyiv, Ukraine.
2017 - Finalist of European Design Award (for design of the book "Superheroes" by Olena Huseynova)
2018 - The Winner of "Bologna Ragazzi Award" in Non Fiction category for the duet of books "Loudly, Softly in a Whisper" and "I See That".
2018 - Main award of Best Ukrainian book design, Book arsenal, Kyiv, Ukraine.
2018 - Seleção da Revista Emília, Brazil
2018 - New Talent Prize, Ananas Illustration Awards of the Beijing International Book Fair.
2018 - "100 Outstanding Picturebooks from around the world" selection by dPictus, Frankfurt Book Fair.
2018 – 2nd Little Hakka International Picturebook Award, Best of the Best award. Shenzhen, China.
​​​​​​​2019 – Bronze Medal of the Stiftung Buchkunst annual book design competition "Best Book Design from all over the World", Leipzig/Frankfurt a.M., Germany.
2019 – NAMI Concours Green Island Award (Romana Romanyshyn) and Purple Island Award (Andriy Lesiv).
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