Anna + Elena = Balbusso Twins Artist Duo

 Art + Illustration + Design
  • Balbusso Twins New Logo by ©2023 Balbusso Twins
  • GOLD MEDAL Society of Illustrators 2024 Epson Calendar 2024 Sport Series, Institutional category
  • Epson Calendar 2024 Spectacular (cover)
  • Epson Calendar 2024 Spectacur Dance and Sport
  • Epson Calendar 2024 Vernissage Milan November 6 2023
  • Epson Calendar 2024 Vernissage Milan November 6 2023
  • Epson Calendar 2024 Vernissage Spectacular
  • 3x3 Best of Show Annual 20 Margaret Atwood covers Corriere Della Sera
  • The New Yorker Magazine Priscilla Presley
  • Casanova The New Yorker Magazine
    CA's Award f Excellence Casanova The New Yorker Magazine
  • Graphis Platinum Award Graphis Design Annual 2024
  • Sisters in Science children picture book New Italian and French editions
  • Balbusso Twins featured Graphis Journal 377 Graphis Inc.
  • The Great Gatsby Book Beehive Books USA
  • Sisters in Science children picture book New Italian and French editions
  • The Tempest by William Shakespeare

Welcome

" Illustrating with Two Souls " from Graphis Journal #377

Epson Calendar 2024 Spectacular

Epson Calendar 2024 Spectacular , month by month: a journey to the rhythm of dance and sport, between colors and geometries.
Article by Steven Heller

Featured on PRINT magazine

With great joy we share with you this article dedicated to our Epson calendar 2024 Spectacular, published in PRINT magazine and written by the prestigious Steven Heller. Steven Heller has been writing for PRINT since the 1980s. He is co-president of SVA MFA Designer as Entrepreneur. He is the author, co-author and editor of over 200 books on design and popular culture. He was senior art editor of the New York Times for 33 years.

Latest News

Awards and Honors

GOLD Medal Society of Illustrators New York

We are very happy and proud to announce you that we have won the GOLD medal by The Society of Illustrators New York, Illustrators 66 Annual Competition, institutional Category, for the "Sport" artworks series created for the 2024 Epson Calendar. Thank you so much to the SI66 jury and our special thanks to Epson and Gianluca Folì, Art Director, for this fantastic project. 

Graphis Blog The Great Gatsby luxury edition

We are on blog.graphis.com

Step into the Gatsby-esque splendor crafted by us whose illustrious images in Beehive Books' luxury edition of "The Great Gatsby" by F. Scott Fitzgerald shimmer with glamour and avant-garde flair. Uncover our narrative behind each stroke on https://blog.graphis.com Thank you so much! we are very proud and grateful to Graphis and Beehive Books. They are all Platinum-winning image! Find the deluxe edition here

Children picture book

Sisters in Science children book, new Italian and French editions 2023!

Sisters in Science children picture book: for all our fans in Italy and France, another dream comes true! we share with you two new Italian and French editions after the first edition of the Penguin Random House USA! Thank you so much to EDT Edizioni (Italy) and to Editions Circonflexe (France). First edition Penguin Random House USA

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. Find More here.

Graphis Journal 377

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



Sisters in Science. Marie Curie, Bronia Dluska USA, Italian, French editions 2023
Last Picture Children Picture 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 (first edition USA). 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. Awards:

  • 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 
French edition  Editions Circonflexe: Marie Curie et Bronia Dluska - Le pacte des deux soeurs. Italian edition EDT Giralangolo Edizioni : Sorelle scienziate

Epson Calendar 2024 Spectacular

2024 Epson Calendar Spectacular!

The Epson Calendar 2024 is entitled Spectacular and bears the Balbusso Twins signature! Spectacular month by month: a journey to the rhythm of dance and sport, between colors and geometries. Spectacular month by month: a journey to the rhythm of dance and sport, between colors and geometries. Credit: Fine Art Print Opificio Arte Stampata, AD Gianluca Folì, Graphic Design Marco Goran. Thanks you so much to Severino Colombo for the beautiful article on  Corriere della Sera, the first Italian national newspaper! See more  Special Projects/Epson Calendar

  • Award: GOLD MEDAL SI66 2024 Epson Calendar, Sport Series artworks, Institutional category




The New Yorker Magazine Priscilla

On the occasion of the release of the “Priscilla” film we created our Priscilla Presley art for The New Yorker magazine. Article "It’s no knock to call Sofia Coppola’s bio-pic, starring Cailee Spaeny as Priscilla Presley, superficial, because surfaces are Coppola’s subject" By Anthony Lane November 3, 2023 www.newyorker.com

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.

  • Award: 2023 3x3 Best of Show Annual 20


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.

We are represented by the Artists Agency  www.shannonassociates.com

2023 International day against women's violence 

CONTACT US

 
Milano (IT) - NEW YORK (USA) C/O SHANNON ASSOCIATES LLC
 
E-mail
 
Phone USA