About Dorien Brouwers
Dorien grew up in the Netherlands and moved to the UK where she obtained a first degree, BA Hons, in Graphic Design from the University of Lincoln. She then moved to London where she worked with clients ranging from the Prado Museum (Spain) and Tate Modern (UK) to Pearson FT Publishing.
She draws predominantly with watercolour, pen, and ink developing a distinctive style rich in texture and detail.
Her picture book debut was ‘The Remarkable Pigeon’ (Salariya Publishing).
Little, Brown Young Readers (part of Hachette Book Group) acquired her two latest picture books.
Her work for ‘Sail’ was shortlisted for the 55th illustrator’s exhibition at the Bologna Children’s Book Fair. She was a finalist in the 12th edition of KeyColours Competition by Clavis Publishing and her work has been exhibited at Kleurboel in Hasselt (Belgium).