Igor Karash is an illustrator and designer based in St. Louis, Missouri. Igor’s illustration work is diverse and includes picture books, classic literature, novels, and concept art for theater and film. Igor develops a visual language unique to each project, adding a new layer of interpretation enhancing the text. Igor’s work has been showcased and recognized by numerous book illustration competitions including Book International Biennial, Bratislava, Slovakia (BIB’95), House of Illustration and Folio Society (UK), Hiiibrand (China), AOI Awards (UK) and Luerzer’s Archive annual “200 Best Illustrators Worldwide 2014-2015”. Illustrations for “The Bloody Chamber and Other Stories” by Angela Carter (Folio Society, 2012) and works from “War & Piece” by Leo Tolstoy (Folio Society, 2014) were chosen for inclusion in the American Illustration 32/34 on-line archive.