Georgien Overwater is a Dutch illustrator, who was born in Gorinchem and who lives and works in Amsterdam. She studied at the Arnhem Art Academy between 1978 and 1983. She had an apprenticeship at the Toonder Studios, and made the comic strip 'Sjanie, Bart en Bob' for the back-cover of Malmberg's Taptoe magazine around 1983-1984.
She is mainly active as an illustrator of children's books, most notably the 'Floor' series by Marjon Hoffman, the 'Stijn uitvinder' books by René van der Velde and books by Nanda Roep. She has done painted backgrounds for the films by Paul Driessen, and she also makes drawings and animation for the television show 'Sesamstraat'. For Zwijsen's educational series 'Leesleeuw', she made the (comic) story 'Hungry Jack' in 2007. She works through De Illustratiestudio in Amsterdam, alongside Gertie Jaquet, Lars Deltrap and Ineke Goes.
Hungry Jack (2007)