Silje Nilsen


Silje lives in northern Norway, where she is from. She 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 consultant at museums before embarking on the MA in Children’s Book Illustration at the Cambridge School of Art, from where she graduated with distinction and was awarded joint 3rd prize in the Macmillan Prize for Illustration in 2015.