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Catherine Karina Chmiel

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Nationality  Polish
Role  Artist
Name  Catherine Chmiel
Known for  Visual arts, Illustration
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Full Name  Katarzyna Karina Chmiel

Catherine Karina Chmiel-Gugulska (born Katarzyna Karina Chmiel) is a Polish artist and illustrator who has created drawings and pictures on many different subjects. Her most known works depict and accompany the books of J. R. R. Tolkien. She has annually represented Poland at the international Tolkien art exhibition Images of Middle-Earth in Italy since November 2002, and has participated in the Tolkien journal Aiglos since its inception, writing, illustrating and translating.


Chmiel is a regular contributor to the works of various publishing companies, including Proszynski i S-ka and Egmont She has also worked with many advertising agencies such as J. Walter Thompson, Leo Burnett and Saatchi & Saatchi.

Chmiel also enjoys studying zoology.

Illustrated books (selection)

  • Irvine, Lucy (1995). Rozbitkowie (Castaway) (in Polish). Proszynski i S-ka. ISBN 83-85661-79-4. 
  • Montgomery, Lucy Maud (1997). Ania z Zielonego Wzgorza (Anne of Green Gables) (in Polish). Proszynski i S-ka. ISBN 83-7337-057-9. 
  • Kipling, Rudyard (1997). Ksiega dzungli (The Jungle Book) (in Polish). Proszynski i S-ka. ISBN 83-7255-247-9. 
  • Huberath, Marek S. (2005). Miasta pod Skala (The Cities under the Rock) (in Polish). Wydawnictwo Literackie. ISBN 83-08-03704-6. 
  • Journals

  • "Reflections on Good in Tolkien's Legendarium". Aiglos (Summer 2005 Special Issue). 
  • "A Few Words About Fanfiction". Aiglos (4). 2005.  Contribution of the article and illustrations for cover-art and several other articles.
  • References

    Catherine Karina Chmiel Wikipedia

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