On February 25th 3 p.m. Lithuanian Institute of Culture together with Vilnius Academy of Arts invites students of all VAA Faculties to online meeting-lecture “Masterclass by Nora Krug: Becoming an Illustrator”.
The meeting will be held in English on Zoom platform (registration required below).
Nora Krug is a German-American author and illustrator whose drawings and visual narratives have appeared in publications including The New York Times, The Guardian, Le Monde diplomatique and A Public Space. Krug was named Moira Gemmill Illustrator of the Year and 2019 Book Illustration Prize Winner by the Victoria and Albert Museum. Her visual memoir Belonging: A German Reckons with History and Home (Scribner, 2018, foreign edition title Heimat), about WWII and her own German family history, was chosen as a best book of the year by the New York Times, The Guardian, NPR, Kirkus Review, the San Francisco Chronicle, and the Boston Globe. It was the winner of the 2019 National Book Critics Circle Award, the Lynd Ward Graphic Novel Prize, the Art Directors Club gold cube and discipline winner cube, the Society of Illustrators silver medal, and the British Book Design and Production Award, among others. Her collaboration with historian Timothy Snyder, a graphic edition of On Tyranny: Twenty Lessons from the Twentieth Century (Ten Speed Press, 2021), was named a Best Graphic Novel of 2021 by the New York Times, and was a New York Times Editor’s Choice. Krug’s illustrations have been recognized with gold and silver medals by the Society of Illustrators and the NY Art Directors Club.
Krug is Associate Professor of Illustration at the Parsons School of Design in New York City.
During her Masterclass Nora Krug will talk about her creative process and will share her experience of becoming a professional illustrator.
Organizers: Lithuanian Institute of Culture, Vilnius Academy of Arts
Partner: Goethe-Institut Vilnius
On February 25th 6 p.m. Nora Krug's book “Belonging: A German Reckons with History and Home” will be presented at Vilnius Book Fair 2022.