Fashion illustrator Sjoukje Bierma in her studio

Summary bio

Sjoukje Bierma (pronounced "ciao-kia") is a fashion illustrator and portrait painter, based in Amsterdam. Recent clients and collaborations include Het Parool, Mercedes Benz Fashion Week Amsterdam, Edwin Oudshoorn Couture, Keune Hair Cosmetics and Cartier.

Her fashion illustrations are hand-drawn, using mainly pencil, ink and gouache on paper.

Sjoukje is also a guest tutor in fashion illustration and model drawing for academies of fashion and fine art including the Maastricht Academy of Fine Arts and the Amsterdam Fashion Institute.

You can read more about Sjoukje's background, process and inspirations in this interview with Julia Kaiser from is dedicated to show-casing and selling high-quality limited edition giclée prints of a small selection of Sjoukje's fashion illustrations.

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A broader range of Sjoukje's work (including commercial projects, private portraits and fine art) can be seen on her portfolio site,, using the button below.

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Legal & contact information

Sjoukje Bierma Illustrations is owned and operated by Sjoukje Bierma (Dutch Chamber of Commerce / KvK number: 34376676; registered business address: Da Costakade 50-2, Amsterdam 1053WN, the Netherlands; VAT / BTW number: 106276384B02).

We can be contacted using the contact form or by telephone (+31 6 50 469 466; Monday - Friday, 09:00 - 18:00 C.E.T.). We will get back to you within 24 hours.

Photography: Julia Kaiser,