Isabelle Arsenault

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Isabelle Arsenault (born 1978) is an award-winning Canadian illustrator living in Montreal, Quebec.

She was born in Sept-Iles and received a bachelor's degree in graphic design from the Université du Québec à Montréal. After completing her studies, she specialized in illustration. Arsenault has won awards from competitions sponsored by Communication Arts, American Illustration and Applied Arts.[1][2]

In 2005, she won the Governor General's Award for French-language children's illustration for Le Coeur de Monsieur Gauguin; the text was by Marie-Danielle Croteau.[1] She won the same award in 2013 for her illustration of the graphic novel Jane, le renard et moi with text by Fanny Britt; this book also won the Joe Shuster Award for outstanding artist, the Prix Bédélys (fr) and the Prix Réal-Fillion (fr)[3] and the English translation Jane, the fox and me was named to the New York Times list of the ten best illustrated books for children for 2013.[4] Migrant, illustrated by Arsenault, was named to the New York Times' list for 2011.[5] In 2012, she won the Governor General's Award for English-language children's illustration for Virginia Wolf; Kyo Maclear provided the text.[1]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c "Isabelle Arsenault". Kids Can Press. 
  2. ^ "Conférences de diplômé(e)s de l'École de design" (in French). UQAM. 
  3. ^ "Jane, le renard et moi" (in French). Les Éditions de la Pastèque. 
  4. ^ "La BD Jane, le renard et moi sur la liste du New York Times" (in French). ICI Radio-Canada. 
  5. ^ "Isabelle Arsenault dans le palmarès du New York Times". Le Devoir (in French). November 15, 2011.