Delegate Profile

Rūta Briede

Job TitleIllustrator and lecturer

Company NameArt Academy of Latvia


Rūta Briede (1984) is an illustrator, cartoonist and lecturer in illustration at the Art Academy of Latvia. She is known as the art editor of the popular series of 100 pocket-size poetry picture books BIKIBUKS/Bicki-Buck Books (Liels un mazs) and the author of its horned doodle logo. Rūta Briede's comics have appeared in local magazines kuš! and š!, and abroad in Crachoir, FinEst, and Naturegraffix. She has participated in L'Europe se dessine exposition at the Angouleme comics festival and won the International Jānis Baltvilks Special Jury Award for the design and idea of the Bicki-Buck Books series. Recently her début picture book The Queen of Seagulls has been published by Liels un mazs. For more information about Rūta Briede and her projects visit:,,


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