Katerina Manolessou 1972
1990 - 1995 Chemistry Degree, University of Patras Chemistry Department
1994 - 1995 Animation Seminars, Artoon Studios, Athens
1996 - 1998 Life Drawing, Drawing with movement, Children's book illustration, Printmaking. Central St Martins College of Art and Design, London
1998 - 2000 BA (Hons) Illustration, Kingston University, London
2000 - 2002 MA Communication Art and Design. Received distinction for her dissertation. Royal College of Art, London
since 2002 she has worked as an illustrator for magazines such as Time Out London, Wallpaper*, Waitrose Food Illustrated, Management Today, World of Interiors, and Readers Digest, as well as for newspapers such as The Guardian, Mail on Sunday, Saturday Telegraph and Athens Voice. She has designed characters for animation studios Sherbet, London, Vinton Animation Studios in U.S. and Passion Pictures, London. She has also illustrated books and book covers for Penguin, Random House and Bloomsbury publishing houses. She was Animator Assistant at Uli Meyer Animation, BE Animation, Passion Pictures, and Illuminated Films. In addition she has worked with Stardust Pictures as an animator on the feature films: 1001 Nights, The King and I, Fearless Four and Kleines Arschloch. She teaches at Anglia Ruskin University, Cambridge, since 2002. She also teaches illustration at the University of Westminster, London, since 2003. She has given talks at Middlesex University, University of Cambridge and Savannah College of Art and Design, U.S.
2004 - 2007 PhD in character design in picture books for children, Anglia Ruskin University, Cambridge, United Kingdom
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