Sybille Schenker

Sybille Schenker is a designer and award-winning illustrator from Germany. After graduating from design school in 2006, Sybille attended the Master’s Program in Illustration at the School of Visual Arts in New York City. Her work is dedicated to paper cut art, which has been recognized with the special picture book award by the renowned German Academy for Children’s and Youth Literature and Märchen-Stiftung Walter Kahn. Sybille lives and works in Nuremberg, Germany.

Exhibitions:
Zentrifuge, Nuremberg »Design Verändert«, 2013
Bilderbuchmuseum Troisdorf »Märchen der Gebrüder Grimm«, 2012
Daniel Cooney Gallery, New York »Emerging Artists Online Auction«, 2010
Visual Arts Gallery, New York »MFA Thesis Show«, 2009
Visual Arts Gallery, New York »The Illustrated Word«, 2008

Awards:
New York Public Library Best 100 Picture Books of 2013 for Hansel & Gretel
Carouge Story Book Award, Switzerland, 2013
Sonderpreis Märchenbilderbuch 2011 Märchen-Stiftung Walter Kahn & Deutsche Akademie für Kinder- und Jugendliteratur e.V.
SVA Alumni Award 2009
Merit Scholarship Coyne Foundation, 2007 & 2008


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