Maia Walczak

Maia Walczak is a self-taught artist, author-illustrator of children’s picture books and novelist. She was born in London, spent her childhood summers in the forests of Poland, and has lived in the UK, Australia and Chile. The ocean and waves, the beauty of nature, the mysteries of the universe and the simple but extraordinary fact of existence are all part of what inspires Maia’s art and work.  Maia has been drawing since she was a child but truly dedicated herself to it after a trip to Australia in 2008 where she traveled around with a sketchbook and a surfboard, and remembered how much she loved making art.