Paddy's illustrations for Simon's Story
by Glynis Clacherty, Heinemann
Artist, book illustrator and author of children's books and comics for adults
Lecturer in Lithography and Supervisor of postgraduate studies in Illustration The Mouseboat, Die Muisboot
Department of Fine Arts, University of Stellenbosch
Paddy Bouma was born on 18 April, 1947, at Cape Town. She studied Fine Arts at
the University of Cape Town (BA 1967) and Lithography
at the Ecole des Beaux-Arts in Paris, (1968-69)
Paddy teaches part time Lithography and Illustration at the Department of Fine
Arts, University of Stellenbosch. In 1986 Paddy was shortlisted for the Kate
She is married to the architect Raymond Bouma.
Research interests: Prehistory and its representation.
The children's picture book.
Current projects: An illustrated book on human evolution.
2003: participated in an exhibition at Art on Paper, Mellville, Johannesburg,
titled "Comic Artists from South Africa and Reunion".
2000: Unplugged 5, Market Gallery, Johannesburg
Bitterkomix , AVA, Cape Town
Strippeverhale, Johannes Stegmann Gallery, Bloemfontein
Utopia Illustrator's Exposition, Bogota, Columbia
1999: South African Illustrators, Bologna Book Fair, Italy
1997: Western Cape Women Artists. Sasol Museum
SA Association of Art Historians Conference Exhibition,
Dorp Street Gallery, Stellenbosch
Nikolaas en die Bere,Qualitas, 1984
A Knock on the Door, Qualitas, 1984
Bertie at the dentist, Bodley Head, London, 1987
Bertie visits Granny, Bodley Head, London, 1987
Bertie and the Hamsters, Bodley Head, London, 1988
Bertie in the Bag, Bodley Head, London, 1988
Gideon's Game, Methuen, London, 1991
The Mouseboat, Die Muisboot
, Tafelberg 2008Illustrations in: Hector Berlioz by Anna S. du Raan, CF Albertyn, 1969
Op die vensterbank in April by Hester Heese, Qualitas, 1984
Are we nearly there by Louis Baum, Bodley Head, London, 1986
One dark, dark night by Lesley Beake, Little Library, 1993
Valentine by Carol Carrick, Clarion Books, 1995
Upside down Cake by Carol Carrick, Clarion Books, 1999
Bitterkomix 9, 10, 11 and 12 by Kannemeyer, A., & Botes, C., 1999 - 2003
Friends for Life by Noreen Ramsden, by Heinemann 2003.
Simon's Story by Glynis Clacherty, Heinemann 2004
Comics in Bitterjusi 21, (ed. Anton Kannemeyer), Orange Juice Design 2004
Comics in Stripshow Nos.1& 2, (ed. Leonora van Staden and Nicolene Louw),
Strip Art Project 2003 and 2004
The Best Meal Ever/Die Heel, Heel Lekkerste Kos/
by Sindiwe Magona,
Long Walk to Freedom (for children), Macmillan, 2010
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