Alain Pilon was born in Rouyn-Noranda in 1960; he currently both lives and works in Montreal. He’s studied graphic design at the Université du Quebec in Montreal and in 1986 he decided to focus solely on illustration. As a man of many talents, his art can take different forms, ranging from a Dadaist-style collage to an ink sketch in which you can feel the influence of classic Belgian and French bande dessinée. His work has been published in American, Canadian and French media, including the New York Times, Première, Popular Science, The New Yorker, L’Actualité and Infopresse. Les Allusifs publishing house has selected him to illustrate their novel covers.
He has worked with Air France magazine, Le Monde, as well as for the Psychologies and XXl magazines. He has received numerous awards, amongst which are the American Illustration Annual, Communication Arts, Society of Illustrators, Print Magazine, Design Annual, National Magazine Awards, Applied Arts, Advertising & Design Club of Canada.
Represented in the USA by Garance.