Hedviga Gutierrez studies under Professor Dušan Kállay at the Studio of Book Illustration of the Academy of Fine Arts and Design in Bratislava. She lives and works in Bratislava. Her main interests are the illustration of children’s books and editorial illustration. The basis of her work is digital drawing. Always keen to experiment, she works with digital collage and structures and vector graphics. Her illustrations are characteristically playful and stylized, with simple colouring. Her work has appeared at many joint exhibitions in Slovakia and abroad. In 2017, her book NEBOJSA! received an award in the Most Beautiful Slovak Books competition in the students’ category.