Sonja Danowski was born in Iserlohn, Germany. She studied design in Nuremberg and since then has been working in Berlin as an illustrator. Her work focuses especially on picture books, using images to preserve human memories. Between 2007 and 2019, Danowski received nearly forty domestic and international awards from various countries, including Germany, the United States, Russia, China, the United Arab Emirates, South Korea, and Italy, and has participated in more than thirty international exhibitions in Countries: China, UAE, Bulgaria, Italy, Turkey, Portugal, etc. were present.