Svein Nyhus

Svein Nyhus (b. 1962) was educated at Oslo National Academy of the Arts and has worked as an illustrator of newspapers and magazines. His mixture of easily accessible texts, caricature, curiosity and gravity appeals to adults as much as to children. In recent years, Svein Nyhus has made some of Norway’s best picture books, and has carved out a new genre. His philosophical texts and his bold, beautiful illustrations have reached out to a large and enthusiastic audience.
Svein Nyhus has won several awards, among them The Ministry of Culture and Church Affairs’ Prize three times. His latest nomination was for the ALMA
in 2009.

Foreign sale:
Denmark, France,
Switzerland, Italy, Greece,
Poland, China.