Melda Öncü Yıldız is an illustrator from Turkey.
She holds a BA on Art Education and MA and PhD in Arts on Graphic Design.
She has begin to make picturebooks with a school project.
Since than illustration and picturebooks has become her main interest area.
She wonders and searches both practically and theoretically
the structure of picturebooks, especially the narrative possibilities
of the words and pictures. And she writes and illustrates stories
especially for children.
Awards & Recognitions
- Creative Quarterly No:34-35, Runner-Up, 2014
- 3x3 Magazine 11. Picture Book Show, Honorable Mention, 2014 (The Hezarfen Series)
- 3x3 Magazine 11. Picture Book Show, Honorable Mention, 2014 (Divina Canis Lupus)
- Creative Quarterly No:37, Winner, 2015
- Illo 2015, 3x3 Illustration Directory, 2015
- 3x3 Magazine 12. Picture Book Show, Honorable Mention, 2015
- 3x3 Magazine 13. Picture Book Show, Honorable Mention, 2016
- Creative Quarterly No:44, Runner-Up, 2016