Ulrika is a photographer, illustrator, author and graphic designer based in Lund, Sweden.
Her creative studies started in Lofoten, Norway, 2006. After two year with focus on photography she came back to Sweden and studied industrial design at Ingvard Kamprad Design School in Lund. After her studies she started working as a graphic designer and photographer at the advertising agencies SRC and Ekros&Hultberg in Helsingborg. Today she’s a freelancer, working on assignments within photography and illustration. She is also working part time as a designer at Timi of Sweden.
She has published four children’s books. Vilda grannar, Ottos ulliga tröja, Den känsliga igelkotten and Födelsedagen (Swedish titles). Her books have been translated to 11 languages; English, French, Italian, Russian, Danish, Latvian, Estonian, Romanian, Vietnamese, South Korean and Chinese.
Born in Latvia, the fairytales from eastern Europe often influencing her work. Ulrika loves the outdoors and the rough Scandinavian weather. The Lofoten islands will always have a special place in her heart and are the inspiration to many of her illustrations.