Christine Battuz was born in France and currently residing in Bromont, Quebec, Canada. She started drawing at 3 when she was able to hold a pen. Growing up, Christine was inspired by her mother’s collection of painting all over her house. She studied in Italy and received her Masters of Fine Arts at the Academy of Fine Arts of Perugia. After graduating, she was uncertain as to what to do with her diploma. A good friend who is a designer predicted and convinced her that she was an illustrator. Interestingly enough, this wonderful friend later turned out to become her husband. She has illustrated over sixty children books, published in North America, Korea and Europe. Her work appears in educational books, magazines, toys and toys packaging. She teaches art to adults and children of all ages. When not illustrating, she loves trail running and skiing with her husband and son. |
Below are some of her recent projects, My Teacher's Not Here! by by Lana Button (Kids Can Press), Wade's Wiggly Antlers by Louise Bradford (Kids Can Press), Nightlight Series (CrackBoom), Five busy beavers by Stella Partheniou Grasso (Scholastic), Une soupe abracadabrante! by Lili Chartrand (DOMINIQUE ET COMPAGNIE), Les journées folles de Philémon by Muriel Comeau, Carole Filion & Jeanne d'Arc Martin, My Sister Beth's Pink Birthday by Marlene L. Szymona (Magination Press), La vitrine de jouets by Annie Langlois (EDITIONS IMAGINE), Shy Spaghetti and Excited Eggs by Marc Nemiroff (Magination Press), Un pirate à l'école by Émilie Rivard (cheval masqué), ZOÉ, DÉTECTIVE DE L'AMOUR by Marie Demers, Hello, Goodbye, and a Very Little Lie by Christianne C. Jones (Picture Window Books), Deux cochons by David Bouchard (400 coups), Little Spider new house by Rozanne Lanczack Williams (Hansol).
See more of Christine's art:
Christine's personal website
Directory of Illustration