Amy Perrotti's Profile
My Matryoshka illustrations are original designs, my artistic interpretation, inspired by various cultures. They share common design elements to both unify the collection and to illustrate that all cultures, all peoples, have much in common.
I've always drawn and always loved children. I worked with preschoolers and elementary age children at a Montessori school for 4 years, then studied graphic design and fell in love with digital illustration. After working as a graphic designer for 10 years I decided to pursue illustrating full time. My husband and I adopted our daughter from China and my first Matryoshka illustrations were portraits I drew of my daughter and her friends. I wanted to support and celebrate their identities and birth heritage and I've always adored Matryoshka. The portraits received such positive responses from friends and family that when I opened this shop I decided to...
- Born on August 15
- Joined January 13, 2007