Sergio Bumatay III works as a freelance illustrator, graphic designer and painter. His work as a children’s book illustrator has garnered him numerous awards, including the Philippine Board on Books for Young People (PBBY) Alcala Illustrator’s Prize in 2007 and 2008, and an Encouragement Prize at the NOMA Concours for Picture Book Illustrations in 2008.
SERGIO BUMATAY III:
I illustrate to make “art” accessible to many people as possible, especially to children.
Serj paints a surreal world to match National Artist Virgilio Almario’s whimsical side story to the account of the great flood in the Book of Genesis, “Ang Tuta ni Noe (Noah’s Puppy)” (Adarna Books 2011). Order your copy online here. See more of Serj’s work here.