Lilia Varetsa has worked as a professional artist, illustrator and interior designer since 1976. Her work has received numerous regional, national and international awards. Her images have been published as art prints, calendars, post stamps, children’s book illustrations and greeting cards. Since the mid 1990’s, she has concentrated on children's picture books, fantasy book. The fairy tale books with her illustrations are currently distributed in the Australia, other English language countries and Europe. Her work has been widely exhibited and is now in private collections in the USA, France, the UK, Italy and Australia. It can also be found public collections at The National Museum of History &Culture Belarus, at the Fine Art Museum in Kiev, Ukraine, at The Olympic Museum in Lausanne and other corporate collections. Now Lilia is working out of her studio in Melbourne.