Silje Nilsen

Silje is from northern Norway and finds inspiration in animals, nature, travels and observing everyday people and situations.

She studied Visual Communication in Norway and has worked in animation, design, and as a project worker and consultant at museums before embarking on the MA in Children’s Book Illustration at the Cambridge School of Art.

She recently graduated with distinction and was awarded joint 3rd prize in the Macmillan Prize for Illustration in 2015.

She lives in Cambridge with her partner.