Sunday, February 8, 2015

Linda Olafsdottir: Conference Illustrator Journal #NY15SCBWI

Linda Olafsdottir

About Linda:

Linda Olafsdottir is an Icelandic illustrator, based in Reykjavík, Iceland. Linda’s been drawing ever since she could hold a pencil, and she’s still drawing every single day and never gets tired of it.

Linda got her MFA degree in illustration from the Academy of Art University in San Francisco. Picture books are her passion and she’s constantly being inspired by her two children and her surroundings.  Most recently Linda illustrated three books for Sterling Publishing.

One of the book covers Linda created for Sterling Publishing

Her work has also been published in several picture and chapter books for publishers in Iceland. In 2014 Linda received Ibby’s (The International Board of Books for Young People) “Spring Breeze Awards” ( and was one of Iceland's nominee for the Astrid Lindgren Memorial Awards (

You can find out more at Linda's blog and at her website: