Yollande Posthumus is a South African born artist who specializes in comic art as a medium of expression.
Yollande attended Chelsea College of Art and Design in the 1990’s and had a varied career; amongst other things, working as an art therapist, teacher and freelance artist. Her work is heavily influenced by her time working in social care environments.
She is currently based on the Isle of Portland. Yollande has designed a feature in the b-side 2021 Annual Report depicting the Lockdown Art exhibitions created by Portland residents in 2020.
‘Comics are about telling stories. The emotional impact of the last 12 months, has forced me, like so many others, to re-evaluate and reinvent myself. Creating comic art has provided me with solace and therapy during times of stress. The past year has reinforced the importance of creativity, hope and compassion during dark times’