Kamila Štanclová is a painter, graphic artist and illustrator. She was awarded many art prizes...
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(*1945, Zvolen, SK) Painter, graphic artist and illustrator. In 1965-1971 Kamila Štanclová studied at the Academy of Fine Arts and Design in Bratislava, prof. Dezider Milly and at the Department of free graphic art and book illustration, prof. Vincent Hloznik. She received an offer from the publishing house Brio Praha and Gründ in Paris to illustrate complete work of H. Ch. Andersen (156 fairy tales) together with her husband Dusan Kallay. Working on illustrations lasted 4  years and gradually three books were published. Illustrations of Andersen´ s books by both authors became a big narrative and illustration epic full of respect to the text and its beautiful and peculiar adaptation. She has received more than 20 major domestic and international awards. She has also illustrated nearly 60 books for children and adults. Kamila Štanclová lives in Bratislava and devotes to painting, free graphics, exlibris, postage stamps graphic and book illustration.


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Štanclová Kamila

Štanclová Kamila

(*1945, Zvolen, SK)

Painter, graphic artist and illustrator. In 1965-1971 Kamila Štanclová studied at the Academy of Fine Arts and Design in Bratislava, prof. Dezider Milly and at the Department of free graphic art and book illustration, prof. Vincent Hloznik. She received an offer from the publishing house Brio Praha and Gründ in Paris to illustrate complete work of H. Ch. Andersen (156 fairy tales) together with her husband Dusan Kallay. Working on illustrations lasted 4  years and gradually three books were published. Illustrations of Andersen´ s books by both authors became a big narrative and illustration epic full of respect to the text and its beautiful and peculiar adaptation. She has received more than 20 major domestic and international awards. She has also illustrated nearly 60 books for children and adults. Kamila Štanclová lives in Bratislava and devotes to painting, free graphics, exlibris, postage stamps graphic and book illustration.

AWARDS /selection/

2008 - Certificate of Honour for Illustration for book by H. Ch. Andersen: Fairy Tales, IBBY, Copenhagen (DK)
2007 - Bibliophiles R. M. Rilke Orpheus, Eurydike, Hermes, are listed among the most beautiful books of Slovakia 2006 (SK)
2006 - The book H. Ch. Andersen: Fairy Tales was ranked among the Most Beautiful Books of Slovakia (SK)
2005 – Award for the Most Beautiful children's book for autumn 2005 for the book H. Ch. Andersen Fairy Tales (SK)
1998 – Awad of the Academy of Fine Arts on 5th International Biennial, Belgrade (HR)
1998 – Ludovit Fulla Award (SK)
1995 - Grand Prix – Mikulas Galanda Awards at the First Biennial of Book Art, Martin (SK)
1995 - UNICEF Award, Bologna (IT)
1990 - Prize of publishing house Mlade leta in 1990, Bratislava (SK)
1990 – Award of the Ministry of Culture in the competition Czech and Slovak '90 Most Beautiful Books (SK)
1987 - Price ex aequo at the Biennial Contemporary Slovak Graphic IX., Banská Bystrica (SK)
1986 - Plaque Premi d'Illustració Catalonia, Barcelona - for illustrations for the book Laura Devetachová: Panacik v piesku (ES)
1969, 1977, 1984, 1985, 1986, 1987, 1991 - Honourable Mention in the competition of the Most Beautiful Books (SK)