Denis Beauvais

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Denis Beauvais
Born1962 (age 56–57)
Known forFantasy art
Notable work
Spouse(s)Betsy McLean

Denis ("Den") Beauvais (born 1962) is a Canadian artist whose work has appeared in role-playing games. He was born and raised in Ottawa.[1]


Den Beauvais spent one year studying in the art program at the High School of Commerce, but is otherwise self-taught.[1] Beauvais has done cover art on books, magazines, and game boxes. He won the Eagle Award in 1989 for Favourite Comic Book Cover for Aliens,[2] and was nominated for the Chesley Award for Best Paper Back/Hard Cover Artist in 1992 and 1994.[3] He has also done work for the Dungeons & Dragons role-playing game, including doing 13 covers for Dragon beginning in 1983.[1][4][5] His Dungeons & Dragons covers include Temple of the Frog, and Van Richten's Guide to Vampires.[6] He also licensed work to Dark Horse Comics, and worked on the Predator comics.[1]

Although Beauvais spent much of the 2000s in the US,[citation needed] he now lives with his second wife in Vancouver.[citation needed]


  1. ^ a b c d Saxberg, Lynn (April 4, 1990). "Dragons and demons make Aylmer artist famous", Ottawa Citizen, p. E3.
  2. ^ "Previous Winners". Eagle Award. Archived from the original on March 14, 2012. Retrieved May 12, 2019.
  3. ^ "Den Beauvais - Den Beauvais - Contact".
  4. ^ Eisenthal, Bram (July 16, 1993). "Batman 'inker' swooping into town for comic-book convention", The Gazette, p. C10.
  5. ^ (September 28, 1991). "Science Fiction Convention isn't just for Star Trek fans and UFO-watchers", The Gazette, p. E11.
  6. ^ "Black Gate » Articles » Art Evolution 13: Den Beauvais".

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