Svoboda Tzekova (Свобода Цекова) is a visual artist, based in Sofia (1974).
She graduated from Lucerne University of Art and Design, Switzerland (2001).
Tzekova’s artistic focus is on book illustration, graphic design, animation, and photography.
As an illustrator and designer, she is a co-author of the books “Bulgarian primer. 200 years in first grade”, Prosveta Publishing House (2015); “I’m in first grade!”, Prosveta Publishing House (2013); “Wonderful Alphabet”, Prosveta Publishing House (2012); “Wunderkamera”, format.bg (2011)
The book “Bulgarian ABC Book History” (co-author Anton Staykov) was nominated in the Art of the Book Category for “Hristo G. Danov Award” (2015) and won the Golden Lion Prize (Bulgarian Book Association Award, 2015). For the design of this book Svoboda Tzekova on as well as the Silver A’ Design Award for Writing, Literature and Content Design Category in the international “A ‘Design Award & Competition”, Como, Italy (2016).
Tzekova’s recent projects include a picture book about the little mouse Fi-fu and a graphic novel telling the stories of her childhood.