Maria Fröhlich receives 2017’s cultural scholarship award, of 40,000 SEK, by the city of Stockholm! She receives the scholarshipo in the category visual arts.

The jury motivation:
“Multifaceted and with brilliant detail, reality, imagination and politics are drawn in a world attracting both children and adults. Masterly as well as playfully, she portrays angry crocodiles in the bedroom which scare, while attract to reading as well as showing many actual and imaginary layers. Maria Fröhlich is bold and renews the children’s book tradition. ”

Maria Fröhlich has (among other things) illustrated the picture books, TIME FOR EACH OTHER and LET’S PLAY, with texts by Sara Bergmark Elfgren.

Congratulations, Maria!