Stéphane Manel is a freelance illustrator, whose work is shown all around the world. He creates a dreamy delicate world, equally hip and decadent.
His art ranges from portraits to fantasies, ironic or serious, multi-colored or monochromatic. His work is seen in the music scene, editorial, commercial and art worlds. In the music industry his images are used on record sleeves of such artists as Serge Gainsbourg, Bertrand Burgalat’s label Tricatel, Dimitri From Paris, Sebastien Tellier and Hypnolove for Record Makers. His international editorial work is surprisingly eclectic, from Jalouse to Elle and Citizen K in France, Composite to Asahi Shimbun in Japan, the Financial Times to Sleazenation in England, Cosmopolitan to Flaunt or Tokion in America. His commercials include Puma, Le Coq Sportif, Converse, Nike, Bouygues and Montblanc Jewelry. Published in many books, his art is regularly shown all over the world : New York, Tokyo, Miami and San Francisco. Recently in Paris, “Traits Tres Mode”, French fashion illustrations at “Le Bon Marché”, plus Amsterdam, Berlin, New Delhi. His most recent solo exhibition, “The Sound Of Venus”, took place in Paris at Galerie RPons.