Matylda Konecka is an artist from Wrocław (Poland), born into an established and respected family of artists. She graduated from Landscape Architecture at the Wrocław University of Environmental and Life Sciences. Moving to the UK in 2010 she set up her art studio in a 19th century Victorian vicarage and soon became one of Scotland’s best selling illustrators. In 2016 she was listed as one of Poland’s top 5 female artists.
‘I see myself in two different worlds. One is fairy tales, a little creepy, but humorous. I think the dark and magical creatures are part of me; I would like them to be my companions for a long time. The other world is abstract, things which I can’t say literally, but want to express strongly. I like to build a very personal universe, a mixture of dreams and fairies with colour and melancholy’