Antje Martens-Oberwelland (MO) is an artist living on a farm in Bruce County, Ontario, Canada. She creates … children’s books, short stories and articles, illustrations, drawings, (oil) paintings, pet portraits and a happy life for her family and various farm animals. She also teaches art programs for children, teens and adults.

Antje is a member of the Society of Children’s Book Writers and Illustrators (SCBWI), and the Federation of Canadian Artists.

Born and raised in Germany, she studied art at the Hochschule fuer Bildende Kuenste (HfBK) in Hamburg, Germany, specializing in painting, print making and sculpting. Since then she constantly furthers her education and craft.

Antje works in a variety of mediums, choosing whatever she feels suits her current projects best.

Her work is inspired by her love of animals and the outdoors, her travels, and her childlike curiosity. When not painting or writing, she’s probably reading, watching animals, on a hike, or searching for herbs and fruit that are ready to harvest in her wilderness of a garden.

For inquiries, comments or simply to say “hello”, you can contact Antje via email: amo.antje@gmail.com.