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Anton Petrov

Anton_Petrov.jpgAnton Petrov was born in Astrakhan, Russia in 1977. His parents were both university students at the time, his father studied medicine and his mother - art. 'I drew always, ever since I can remember, and my mother was always there to guide and correct me. In 2001 Anton graduated from Elam with a Bachelor of Fine Arts . "Before I wanted to be a doctor, I remember I really wanted to be a pilot and before that, my parents say, I wanted to be a builder. But, the truth is - I always wanted to be an artist.' Anton currently works in the advertising industry.

Selected bibliography:
  • A Book of Pacific Lullabies edited by Tessa Duder (HarperCollins 2001).
  • The Last Whale text by Reneìe Hapimarika van de Weert (Reed 2001).
Awards:
  • Russell Clark Award for Illustration 2002 for A Book of Pacific Lullabies.

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