Andrej Trobentar

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Andrej Trobentar
Born (1951-11-22)22 November 1951
Sveti Jurij, Slovenia
Nationality Slovenian
Education Academy of Fine Arts, Ljubljana
Known for painting and illustrating
Notable work Painting and illustration
Awards Levstik Award
1986 Waitapu and Pavji rep in druge kitajske basni

Andrej Trobentar (born 22 November 1951) is a Slovene painter, illustrator and musician.[1]

Trobentar was born in Sveti Jurij near Grosuplje in central Slovenia in 1951. He graduated from the Academy of Fine Arts in Ljubljana in 1976 and specialized in painting under Jože Ciuha. He works as a painter, art teacher and illustrator. He was also the vocalist for the rock/funk band Na lepem prijazni (NLP) in the late 1970s and 1980s and its still active successor band Na lepem prijazni mutant.[2]

He won the Levstik Award in 1986 for his illustrations in the books Waitapu and Pavji rep in druge kitajske basni (Waitapu and The Peacock's Tail and Other Chinese Fables).[3]