07-11 September 2016

Open Book Festival

06-10 September2017

Mieke van der Merwe


Mieke van der Merwe recently completed a master’s degree in children’s book illustration at the University of Stellenbosch, where she is currently working as a part-time lecturer. This talented illustrator says she ‘loves to draw special places, buildings and my travels’ and reveals that she is ‘inspired by vintage magazines, the weird and wonderful things of life – and interesting people’.