Anna Vaivare is an illustrator and an architect living in Riga, Latvia. She has graduated Riga Technical university Faculty of Architecture and Urban planning and is now studying printmaking in Art Academy of Latvia. She entered the illustration world first by drawing comics that were published by Comic anthology “š!”. Since then she has illustrated several children’s books and currently working on more. With her illustrations and comics Anna has taken part in exhibitions and festivals across Europe and has collaborated with magazines in Latvia and internationally. She mostly works in gouache and watercolor techniques characterized by vivid colors and sharp strokes. Apart from drawing Anna loves long walks in the forest and baking cakes.