Bourbonniere, Sylvie 1966-

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Bourbonniere, Sylvie 1966-

Personal

Born July, 1966, in Montréal, Québec, Canada. Education: University of Québec, graduate; studied at Atelier Graff. Hobbies and other interests: Film festivals, discovering other cultures and ways of living, hiking, bird watching, traveling.

Addresses

Home and office—227 rue des Intendents, Varennes, Québec J3X 2C3, Canada. E-mail—[email protected]

Career

Illustrator, 1988—. Graphic designer for kitchenware and children's clothing.

Member

Quebec Association of Illustrators.

Awards, Honors

First prize, Graphika, 1997; first prize for interactive Web corporate design, Applied Arts, 1997; LUX Quebec special selection designation, 2000, and double finalist, 2001, 2003; Parents' Choice Gold Award, 2003, for Dream Songs Night Songs; Golden Oak Award, 2005, for Tales from the Isle of Spice.

Illustrator

Francine Cloutier, Le kangourou, Ovale (Montréal, Québec, Canada), 1988.

Francine Cloutier, L'éléphant, Ovale (Montréal, Québec, Canada), 1988.

Francine Cloutier, La girafe, Ovale (Montréal, Québec, Canada), 1988.

Francine Cloutier, Le chameau, Ovale (Montréal, Québec, Canada), 1988.

Carme Marois, L'étrange portrait de familie, Chouette, (Pierrefonds, Québec, Canada), 1991.

Irina Drozd, La moette, Hurtubise (LaSalle, Québec, Canada), 1994.

Jean-Pierre, Guillet, Tadam!, Héritage (Saint-Lambert, Québec, Canada), 1995.

Patrick Lacoursiere, Dream Songs Night Songs: From Mali to Louisiana (song lyrics), published with CD, The Secret Mountain, 2003, published in book form, 2006.

Ricardo Keens-Douglas, Tales from the Isle of Spice: A Collection of New Caribbean Folk Tales, Annick Press (Toronto, Ontario, Canada), 2004.

Biographical and Critical Sources

PERIODICALS

Canadian Book Review Annual, 2004, Deborah Dowson, review of Tales from the Isle of Spice: A Collection of New Caribbean Folk Tales, p. 542.

Kirkus Reviews, May 15, 2006, review of Dream Songs Night Songs: From Mali to Louisiana, p. 519.

School Library Journal, July, 2006, Beverly Bixler, review of Dream Songs Night Songs, p. 57.

ONLINE

Annick Press Web site,http://www.annickpress.com/ (August 15, 2007), "Sylvie Bourbonniere."

La Montagne Secreète Web site,http://www.lamontagnesecrete.com/ (August 15, 2007), "Sylvie Bourbonniere."

Margarethe Hubauer Web site,http://www.margarethe-hubauer.de/ (August 15, 2007), "Sylvie Bourbonniere."

Sylvie Bourbonniere Home Page,http://www.sylviebourbonniere.com (August 15, 2007).

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