Wandering through design school in her student days, Anne Villeneuve saw a door one day. It was marked “Exit into the world”. One fateful push and off she set on a lifetime journey of drawing and illuminating stories. Coloring, burnishing, doodling, clipping, begirding and rendering... It has been Anne’s life for the past 20 years.
An important swing in the social mood or simply a bored teenager on the bus? This fly on the wall will seize the inspiration and give life to new characters in a few strokes.
Anne’s work can be savoured on pastry packaging as well as in magazines, advertising. She is also the author & illustrator of many children’s books. Career achievements
TD Canadian Children’s Literature Award recipient, 2009
Marcel Couture Prize, 2009. TD Canadian Children’s Literature Award recipient, 2005
Canadian Governor General's Literary Award recipient, 2000
Québec-Wallonie-Bruxelles Prize, 2000
Christie Prize, 1998 She likes Silence, back alleys, snow blowers in the night. She dislikes Kraft Dinner, dandelion-free grass. Her clients Brystol Myers, Nickelodeon, Transcontinental, Prentice, Hall & Ginn, Toundra Books, Picture Window Books, Formac Pub. Co. (Halifax, N.S), Société des Alcools du Québec, Red Bull, Dairy Bureau of Canada, Provigo, La Presse, The Gazette, Sidlee, Bleu Blanc Rouge