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Polina Gortman

Blue Whale Press, Illustrator

Polina Gortman is a children’s book illustrator, based near Seattle, WA. Born and raised in the heart of Siberia, Polina moved to the USA in 2012. Her style is an amalgam of watercolor, ink, and colored pencil, both traditional and digital. In her free time, Polina enjoys picking apart stalagmites of picture books that grow in random locations at her house, playing board games with her family, and exploring evergreen trails of the Pacific Northwest.

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