Anna and Elena Balbusso italian twins are internationally recognized award winning artists team who work has been published by major international publishers and companies through out the world on various media types including magazines and newspapers as The Economist, The New York Times, The New Yorker Magazine, Reader's Digest Magazine, le Figaro Group. Critic Steven Heller described their work as “enticingly Renaissance and eerily new wave.” Together they have illustrated over 40 books including the award-winning Folio Society edition of Margaret Atwood’s The Handmaid’s Tale. Their artwork has been exhibited internationally. The Norman Rockwell Museum has included Balbusso Twins among the illustrators of The Decade 2010-present on illustrationhistory.org. They participated to XXI Triennale of Milan, W-Women in Italian Design. They have been included among the 18 greatest Italian artists in the Children's illustration: Italian Excellence travel show organized by the Bologna Children's Book Fair. They received more than 80 international awards, including three Gold medals, a Silver medal and the Stevan Dohanos Award of the New York Society of Illustrators (SI), two Joseph Morgan Henninger Awards and a Silver of the SILA Los Angeles; The Chelsey Award by ASFA, the Association of Science Fiction and Fantasy Artists , the Victoria and Albert Museum Illustration Awards Best Book UK and many other honors. They have been featured in many books, magazines articles, newspapers, blogs. In 2020 they have been included in the volume Le Figure per dirlo published by @treccanilibri on the history of Italian women illustrators active from from the 17th century to today. A fascinating visual, historical and critical journey by Paola Pallottino, Art historian, illustrator and Italian lyricist. They have been members of the Society of Illustrators of New York since 2009 and of the Society of Illustrators of Los Angeles since 2015. They are represented by Shannon Associates New York, US.