We won another gold medal by the Society of Illustrators NYC

The Society of Illustrators jury of the Illustrators 54 competition awarded us another GOLD MEDAL for our piece titled pregnant of the The Handmaid's Tale book, written by Margaret Atwood and published by The Folio Society in 2012. We are very proud and happy to receive this important recognition for two consecutive years: 2011- 2012. We wish to thank the jury of the Society of Illustrators. Of course The Folio Society, the Art Director Sheri Gee and a special thanks to Margaret Atwood for choosing us for this beautiful project.

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New Book 2012 "The Handmaid's Tale"

The Handmaid’s Tale by Margaret Atwood is our latest science fiction illustrated book for The Folio Society Publisher, UK. We designed the cover in two colors and 7 color illustrations full-page inside. The book was printed in December 2011 and is already on sale on Foliosociety.com. "The Handmaid's Tale" was written by the celebrated Canadian author Margaret Atwood in 1985. It's a dystopian novel set in the near future, in a totalitarian theocracy

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An Interview with the Balbusso sisters

We were very honored to have been interviewed by The Folio Society Publisher about our creative process and the last beautiful illustrated novel: The Handmaid’s Tale by Margaret Atwood, very prestigious Canadian poet, novelist, literary criticliterary critic, essayist, and environmental activist. She is among the most-honoured authors of fiction in recent history.

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Balbusso twins invited at the Annual Traveling Shows 2011-12 by the Society of Illustrators

We would like to thank The Society of Illustrators of New York for inviting us to this wonderful exhibition. It's a great honour and a pleasure to be involved in this annual tour of forty amazing works by the best talents! Some Artists are very famous and some are the rising stars of tomorrow.

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Le immagini della fantasia” exhibition

It is a great pleasure for us to participate at the 29th Exhibition “Le immagini della fantasia. Tales of the Lands of India", Sàrmede, Italy. We would like to thank the S. Zavrel Fondation. We will take part at this exhibition with two illustrations of our award-winning book INDIRA GANDHI by S. Colloredo, Edizioni El 2009. Please visit our children books portfolio.

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American Illustration 30 book

One of our illustrations, prisoner, has been selected to appear in the American Illustration 30 annual book. The image selected was from our new book, "Le Horla" by G. De Maupassant. This is one of our favorite images from the entire book. We have been included in the online gallery at ai-ap.com for the past three years but this is a first for making it into the book.

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Latest book: First Love by Turgenev

We are very proud to announce that our latest illustrated book "First Love" by Ivan Turgenev was published in June 2011 by the historic British Publisher The Folio Society (since 1947). We designed the cover and five full pages artworks, media: acrylic and digital. Please visit our portfolio painterly style

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3x3 ProShow No. 8 selected

We are very happy to announce that our 10 pieces from the book "Le Horla" have been selected by the 2011 jury to be included in the 3X3 Illustration Annual No. 8, Category: Book. What's unique about the 3x3 Professional Show is that it is truly international, work was entered from over 41 countries whereas most shows stay within their countries borders

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