Jelka Reichman

Jelka Reichman
Born (1939-08-29)August 29, 1939
Ljubljana, Slovenia
Nationality Slovenian
Education Academy of Fine Arts, Ljubljana
Known for painting, drawing, illustrating
Notable work Children's books illustrations
Awards Levstik Award
2005 for lifetime achievement

Jelka Reichman (born 29 August 1939) is a Slovene painter and illustrator, best known for her children's books illustrations.

Reichman was born in Ljubljana in 1939. She graduated from the Academy of Fine Arts in Ljubljana in 1963.[1] She has illustrated over 200 children's books and is the designer of over 20 stamps issued by the Slovenian Post Office.[2]

In 2005 she won the Levstik Award for lifetime achievement in illustration.[3] She was named Slovene Woman of the Year for 2011.[4]


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