Author / Illustrator
Designer at Alva form AS
Sissel Horndal (Born in 1970) is an artist from northern Norway, where she lives and works.
Horndal studied at Nordland Art and Film School in Kabelvåg (1991–93) and at Bergen Academy of Art and Design (1994–97). Later she also studied dramatic writing for children and young people.
Horndal has been working with children books for twenty years and has received several prizes for her work. She received the literature prize "Blixprisen" for her total authorship in 2015.
2019 - Máttaráhkkás weite Reise (Baobab Books, Switzerland)
Fra stjernene til livet / Nástijs iellemij (Iđut, Norway)
2015 - Sølvmånen
2014 - Hokus Pokus 1-2-3 (Mangschou)
2014 - Historia om Alfabetet (Rabarbra Bokmakeri)
2008 - Himmelspringaren (Mangschou)
2002 - Eg er ikkje trøtt (Det Norske Samlaget)
1998 - Ei halspastillhistorie (Det Norske Samlaget)
2018 - The Culture Prize for Sørfold
2015 - Blixprisen
2009 - Nynorsk barnelitteraturpris
1999 - Nynorsk barnelitteraturpris
Exhibitions & Festivals
2019 - 19th international literature festival berlin
2019 - Ordkalotten, Tromsø internasjonale litteraturfestival
2016 - Into the wind! Berlin
2016 - Finnmark internasjonale litteraturfestival
2015 - Falturiltu, Stord
2015 - Det Vilde Ord, literature festival, Bodø
2009 - Bok i Lofoten, literature festival, Svolvær
2004 - Hamsundagene
2018: Nominated to "The Illustrator Prize", one of the Ministry of Culture prizes for children and youth literature, for the book «Giegačivga Filius/Gjøkungen Filius», written by June Sommer Strask.
2015: Nominated to Nordic Council Children and Young People’s Literature Prize, as an illustrator for the book "Duvro-guovža ja skohtermáđii", together with writer Veikko Holmberg.
2013: Nordic Council Children and Young People’s Literature Prize, as an illustrator for the book Mánugánda ja Heike, together with writer Signe Iversen.