Mar’yana Kachmar was born in Lviv, Ukraine in 1983. She earned a Master’s certificate in sacred art from the National Academy in Lviv. Since then, she’s worked as an editor and artist in the Christian children’s magazines Angel and Flashlight. Mar’yana has also illustrated many children’s books, including ABC Book, Miracle in the Woods, Christmas, and Poems for Boys and Girls.
Mar’yana is fond of singing and making puppets. She is mother to three cheerful and energetic children who inspire her daily with new pictures!