Marguerite Sauvage

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Marguerite Sauvage
Born
Paris
NationalityFrench
Alma materFrench Press Institute,
Paris 8 University
Known forillustrator, scriptwriter

Marguerite Sauvage is a French illustrator and scriptwriter. She has provided illustrations in press, publishing and advertising (Society of Illustrators 49th, American Illustration 26, American Illustration 28).

She is also a comic book artist on titles like Faith or Bombshells. She was nominated for the Eisner Award (2017), the Joe Shuster Award (2017), the GLAAD award (2017) and the Russ Maning Award (2016).

Biography[edit]

Marguerite Sauvage was born in Paris and grew up in France in Seine-et-Marne. She holds a Master's degree in Information and Communication from the Institut Français de Presse at Paris 2 University and a DESS in Hypermedia and Electronic Publishing from Paris 8 University.

Sauvage is now based in Montreal, Canada, after having lived in Paris and Sydney, Australia.

Career[edit]

Illustration[edit]

After she graduated from university Sauvage decided to become an illustrator despite her studies didn't trained her in art. She was then represented by Michel Lagarde at Agent 002 agency and then Virginie Challamel at Virginie agency. Her illustrations were visible in the press in title such as ELLE, Glamour, Flaunt or Cosmopolitan. She has also worked in advertising for prestigious brands such as Longchamp, St Dupont, Swarowski, ING or Old Navy. Her art has expanded internationally with the help of the American agency Magnet Reps. She has then been working for Japan, Korea, America and Europe.

Sauvage ihas been quickly recognized artistically and her work has been often listed in books dedicated to Arts such as ILLUSTRATION NOW! Tashen, The Big Book of Fashion Illustration by Tashen or ILLUSIVE 1 and ILLUSIVE 3 by Die Gestalten Verlag.

Animation and Video Games[edit]

In 2008, Sauvage created the TV series Cultural Quest with Mister Otter (Les Aventures Culturelles de Monsieur Loutre), of which she was the art and story bibles author, as well as art director and scriptwriter of some episodes. The series has been broadcast by the national TV France 3 after 1 year of production at La Station Animation. The show is visible online in other languages including English through Da Vinci Kids[1].

Sauvage had then worked in parallel for the animation and video games industries (FoxKids, Ubisoft) as a characters and backgrounds designer and as a scriptwriter (Vicky the Viking).

Blogs and Comic Books[edit]

In 2008 Sauvage launched a blog and webcomic called Les Madeleines de Mady (Mady's Madeleines) under the pseudonym of Mady or Madeleine Martin. The blog used a more cartoony and sleek style and is quickly published by Delcourt in 2 albums.[2] Mady has also illustrated for Fluide Glacial the two comic books of Et toi quand est-ce-que tu t'y mets ? with Véronique Cazot on the script and Alice and Valentine with Pa Ming Chiu at Jungle Editions.

In 2014 Sauvage has been noticed by the world of American comic books.[3] She was contacted to make the covers of Hinterkind published by Vertigo Comics, then to illustrate 10 pages on Wonder Woman as a rockstar[4] for Sensation Comics ft Wonder Woman at DC Comics. She has then been working as a cover and sequential artist on many titles (Ms.Marvel, Hawkeye, Archie Comics, Red Sonja ...). She participated in the launching of two major series dedicated to positive representation:[5][6] Faith with Valiant Comics and Bombshells with DC Comics. She has also been writing for comics (Adventure Time Lost in Space, Faith Winter Wonderland[7] ...).

Exhibitions[edit]

  • Nucleus Gallery Los Angeles
  • Nucleus Gallery Portland
  • Light Grey Art Lab Minneapolis
  • Arludik Paris
  • DACS New York
  • Galerie Glénat Paris

Nominations[edit]

  • Eisner awards (best series for Faith) 2017
  • Joe Shuster awards nominated 2017
  • GLAAD awards nomination 2017
  • Russ Manning awards nominated 2016
  • Applied Arts Magazine
  • Society of Illustrators 49th
  • American Illustration 26
  • American Illustration 28

Bibliography[edit]

Scripwritter[edit]

  • Adventure Time Comics (2016)
  • Faith's Winter Wonderland Special (2017)
  • Les Madeleines de Mady 2 (2011)
  • Les Madeleines de Mady 1 (2010)

Cover artist[edit]

  • Adventure Time: The Flip Side (2014)
  • All-New Captain America (2015)
  • America (2017)
  • Archie (2015)
  • Assassin's Creed (2015)
  • Black Panther (2016)
  • Black Panther: World of Wakanda (2017)
  • Bleeding Cool Magazine (2012)
  • Bloodshot Reborn (2015)
  • Book of Death (2015)
  • Book of Death: Legends of the Geomancer (2015)
  • Captain Marvel (2016)
  • Civil War (2015)
  • Daredevil (2014)
  • DC Comics Bombshells (2015)
  • DC Comics: Bombshells (2015)
  • Faith (2016)
  • Faith (II) (2016)
  • Faith and the Future Force (2017)
  • Faith's Winter Wonderland Special (2017)
  • The Fall and Rise of Captain Atom (2017)
  • Fresh Romance (2015)
  • Glitterbomb (2016)
  • Goldie Vance (2016)
  • Harbinger Renegade (2016)
  • Hawkeye (2017)
  • Hinterkind (2013)
  • Jean Grey (2017)
  • Jem and The Holograms (2015)
  • Jem and the Holograms: Infinite (2017)
  • Josie and the Pussycats (2016)
  • Jughead (2015)
  • Justice League/Power Rangers (2017)
  • Mighty Morphin Power Rangers: Pink (2016)
  • Mighty Thor (2016)
  • Ms. Marvel (2014)
  • Ms. Marvel [GER] (2015)
  • Ninjak (2015)
  • Patsy Walker, A.K.A. Hellcat! (2016)
  • Red Sonja (2016)
  • Rise (2015)
  • Riverdale (2017)
  • Secret Wars (2015)
  • Secret Weapons (2017)
  • Shade, the Changing Girl (2016)
  • Spell on Wheels (2016)
  • Spider-Man 2099 (2015)
  • Star-Lord (2017)
  • Thor (2014)
  • The Unworthy Thor (2017)
  • Valiant 2016 Preview (2015)
  • Wayward (2014)
  • The Wicked + The Divine (2014)
  • Wolf Moon (2014)
  • X-O Manowar (2012)
  • Zodiac Starforce (2015)

Penciler, inker, colorist[edit]

  • 1602 Witch Hunter Angela (2015)
  • Adventure Time Comics (2016)
  • Amazing Spider-Man: Renew Your Vows (2017)
  • America (2017)
  • The Art of Red Sonja, Volume 2 (2017)
  • Black Panther (2016)
  • Bombshells: United (2017)
  • Bombshells: United! (2017)
  • Civil War II [GER] (2017)
  • Civil War II: Choosing Sides (2016)
  • DC Comics Bombshells (2015)
  • DC Comics: Bombshells (2015)
  • Faith (2016)
  • Faith (II) (2016)
  • The Flintstones (2016)
  • Fresh Romance (2017)
  • Mad Max: Fury Road Inspired Artists Deluxe Edition (2015)
  • Marvel Now! Previews (2016)
  • Ninjak (2015)
  • Scarlet Witch (2016)
  • Secret Wars (2015)
  • Sensation Comics Featuring Wonder Woman [I] (2014)
  • Sensation Comics Featuring Wonder Woman [II] (2014)
  • Shade, the Changing Girl (2016)
  • Thor (2014)
  • Unfollow (2016)
  • Valiant 2016 Preview (2015)
  • Valiant: 4001 A.D. FCBD Special (2016)
  • The Wicked + The Divine (2014)
  • Wonder Woman 75th Anniversary Special (2016)

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Culture Quest with Mr. Otter - Da Vinci Kids". Da Vinci Kids. Retrieved 2018-01-29.
  2. ^ "Les Madeleines de Mady Series by Madeleine Martin". www.goodreads.com. Retrieved 2018-01-29.
  3. ^ "Hire This Woman: Artist Marguerite Sauvage". ComicsAlliance. Retrieved 2018-01-29.
  4. ^ "Wonder Woman And The Changing Face Of Comic Book Fashion". ComicsAlliance. Retrieved 2018-01-29.
  5. ^ Tongco, Tricia (2016-02-18). "Meet Faith, The Body-Positive Superhero Of Our Dreams". Huffington Post. Retrieved 2018-01-29.
  6. ^ Barksdale, Aaron (2015-08-20). "DC Comics' 'Bombshells' Is A Blast From The Past But With Queer Characters". Huffington Post. Retrieved 2018-01-29.
  7. ^ Faith's Winter Wonderland Special - Comics de comiXology: Web.

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