Sylvie Bello is a French illustrator born in Besançon in 1980. Her background is textile design but she's rather passionate about drawing and illustration. After her education, she moved to Italy where she started her career with International exhibitions such as Ilustrarte in Lisbon or I colori del Sacro in Padua. In 2015 she was awarded Premio della Critica at Tapirulan contest. She often works with monotype but she likes graphite and traditional handmade techniques like engraving and silk-screen printing. She thinks doing picture books can change the world. She collaborates with Else edizioni, America Mag, Revue XXI, Rai Educational, The Parisianer.