Anna + Elena = Balbusso Twins Artist Duo

 Art + Illustration + Design
  • Balbusso Twins New Logo by ©2023 Balbusso Twins
  • Graphis Platinum Award Graphis Design Annual 2024
  • Sisters In Science Picture Book Random House
  • Balbusso Twins featured Graphis Journal 377 Graphis Inc.
  • The Great Gatsby Beehive Books USA
  • 3x3 Best of Show Annual 20 Margaret Atwood covers Corriere Della Sera
  • The Great Gatsby Book Beehive Books USA
  • Casanova The New Yorker Magazine
    CA's Award f Excellence Casanova The New Yorker Magazine
  • The Great Gatsby Beehive Books
  • Harboring Hope HarperCollins
  • The Tempest by William Shakespeare
  • The Magic Flute The Criterion Collection USA


" Illustrating with Two Souls " from Graphis Journal #377

Latest News

Awards and Honors

Platinum Winner Graphis Design 2024

 We just got the news that The Great Gatsby Illustration Series are a Platinum Winner in the Graphis Design Award 2024! Thank you so much to the esteemed Jury @graphis_inc and B. Martin Pedersen.  We created the design of the slipcase, the cover art and the interior illustrations for the luxury edition of The Great Gatsby by F. Scott Fitzgerald published by Beehive Books and part of the Illuminated Editions 2022.

Awards and Honors

3x3 Best of Show Annual 20

A great emotion to be BEST of SHOW in the prestigious competition 3x3 International Illustration Annual No.20 for the cover images for Margaret Atwood’s masterpieces book collection published by Corriere Della Sera, the first Italian national newspaper. Thank you so much to all 3x3 jury, Charles Hively Margaret Atwood, Il Corriere Della Sera and XXY Studio . Our images Best of Show here.

Graphis Featured

Balbusso Twins featured Graphis Journal 377

Do you know Balbusso Twins Artist Duo? If you want to get to know us, if you already know us but want to know the history of our career, if you  want to know how we work, you can read our story  inside the acclaimed Graphis Journal #377.  A quarterly print and digital magazine we hope inspires your creativity! Here’s a snippet of our QA on Graphis

Last Picture Children Book

Sisters In Science

Children picture book "Sisters in Science. Marie Curie, Bronia Dluska and the atomic power of Sisterhood", written by Linda Elovitz Marshall, published by Knopf Books for Young Readers Penguin Random House 2023. It is a compelling biography of Nobel Prize winner Marie Curie and her sister Bronia, two trailblazing women who worked together and made a legendary impact on chemistry and health care as we know it.

  • 2023 Merit Award 3x3 Annual Show No. 20  
  • 2023 CA's Award of Excellence Illustration Annual 64
  • 2023 accepted into the Original Art show 43rd Society of Illustrators NYC

Corriere Della Sera

Margaret Atwood’s masterpieces

We created the cover images of Margaret Atwood’s masterpieces for the exclusive series of 21 novels, essays, short stories and poems that the Corriere della Sera publisher in collaboration with the publisher Ponte alle Grazie has published in 2023. The volumes were on sale with the Corriere Della Sera, the first Italian newspaper, with weekly releases.

The University of Utah Magazine

U Magazine

Cover, opening and interior page illustrations for the University of Utah, U Magazine Summer 2023. Taking on Student Mental Health. As young adults grapple with emotional well-being, resources at the U and beyond are providing a crucial lifeline. BY BENJAMIN GLEISSER

Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School.

Public Health magazine

Cover and opening illustrations for the Public Health magazine Spring/Summer 2023 of Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School. Revolutionary War. A Constellation of Storms. The Threat of Infectious Diseases by Arturo Casadevall Infectious microbes constantly emerge and constantly mutate. To survive, we need extraordinary science and scientists.
1843 The Economist magazine

1843 The Economist 

Illos series for the online magazine of 1843 The Economist. Article: The loneliness of the long-distance abortion-seeker. Driving hundreds of miles for a termination exacts an emotional toll By Charlie McCann. Please visit our PORTFOLIO Gallery

The Great Gatsby award-winning book

The Great Gatsby by F. Scott Fitzgerald Beehive Books featuring an introduction by literary scholar William Cain. 12" x 9". 168 pages. This special illustrated deluxe edition has received numerous awards. 

  • 2023 Platinum Winner Graphis Design Awards 2024 USA
  • 2023 WIA World Illustration Awards 2023 Longlisted UK
  • 2023 American Illustration 42 SELECTED Winner USA
  • 2022 Merit Award 3x3 Annual Show No.19 USA
  • 2022 American Illustration 41 SELECTED Winner USA
  • 2022 CA's Award of Excellence Illustration Annual 63
  • 2021 “Illustrators 64” selection, Society of Illustrators US
Please visit our PORTFOLIO - ILLUSTRATED BOOK to see more.

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