Kätlin Kaljuvee is an award winning artist, living in the middle of the wildlife and forests of Estonia. She has been drawing since childhood and has been working independently as an illustrator since she graduated from Estonian Academy of Arts in 2006.
Transforming the old myths and stories into contemporary fashion illustration, her hand drawn ink pen and watercolour artworks have been commissioned by the wide range of clients from fields of fashion illustration, editorial illustration, brand illustration, textile design and portrait art.
She specialises in interpretation of the mythical power of nature and the diverse beauty of life. Inspired by the haunted Estonian forests as well as the wildlife, her works on silk have the flair of a free spirited soul and bring an airy natural wind of being happy.
Selected clients include Givenchy, rOtring, Commons & Sense magazine, Samsung, TEDx, Danone, JOIK, Veter magazine, FMH Bahrain, President of Estonia, Swedbank, Starman, Ivo Nikkolo, Baltika, Husky Banana.
Her works have been exhibited in Helsinki, Stockholm, Budapest, Kiev, Boras, Tbilisi, London, Berlin and Tallinn.
She is an ambassador of rOtring and occasionally working as a lecturer at Estonian Academy of Arts.
Among the owners of her artworks is the legendary Patti Smith, whose music is also a source of inspiration for Kätlin.
Accolades include Great New Fashion Design ( Zeixs 2009), Shanghai Expo 2010, rOtring Ambassador, Baltic Fashion Award 2012, International biennale of fashion illustration IMAGO, Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week Berlin, Wear Select London, Pictoria The Best Contemporary Illustration Worldwide (2019).
Photo credits: Ida Tau
(Visits by appointment only)