Andrej Trobentar

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

Andrej Trobentar
Born (1951-11-22) 22 November 1951 (age 68)
Šent Jurij, Slovenia
EducationAcademy of Fine Arts, Ljubljana
Known forpainting and illustrating
Notable work
Painting and illustration
AwardsLevstik Award
1986 Waitapu and Pavji rep in druge kitajske basni

Trobentar was born in Šent 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]


  1. ^ Artita Piran, International Artists' Workshop
  2. ^ Phaeton se je vrnil (Phaethon Returns), article in Delo 14 September 2005
  3. ^ "The Levstik Award on the Mladinska Knjiga Publishing House site". Archived from the original on 17 March 2012. Retrieved 12 April 2012.