About The Artist & Author

Slavka Kolesar

slavka kolesar

We are very pleased and excited to introduce the 2017 TD Summer Reading Club illustrator, Slavka Kolesar!

Slavka was born in Montreal, studied art in Toronto, and currently resides in British Columbia. She also studied art and culture at Visva Bharati University in India. These experiences throughout Canada and abroad are reflected in her unique artistic style. Slavka’s colourful and beautiful imagery can be seen in the children’s books La légende du Carcajou, Caracol and Le Nom de l’Arbre (the latter of which won the 3 x 3 Children’s Illustrator Silver Award in 2016). Her work has been exhibited internationally, including at the United Nations in New York.

Slavka’s vibrant, diverse and imaginative illustrations are sure to be a highlight of the 2017 TD SRC as we celebrate Canada’s 150th birthday.