About Bruno Mallart_ENG

Bruno Mallart °France 1963

Bruno Mallart is one of Europe’s most talented illustrators, presently living and working in Paris, France. Working as a free-lance illustrator since 1986, his artwork speaks of a surrealistic and absurd world. This original and unique illustration style had appeared in some of the important publications in France & worldwide including: The New York Times, The Wall Street Journal, Financial Times, Télérama, Le Monde , Computer World and The New Scientist. Advertising clients include : Sun Microsystems, Guidant, Volkswagen, Dexia Bank, Audi, City of Paris and Air Liquide.
Style / Techniques: Abstract, Animation, Caricature, Cartoon, Charcoal, Collage, Conceptual, Design, Digital, Fine Art, Graphic, Lettering, Montage, Silhouette, Whimsical, Flash, Crayon
Subject / Specialties: Humor, Adventure, Animals, Annual Report, Architectural, Book Covers, Comic Book, Computers, Corporate, Editorial, Education, Fantasy, Health, Historical, Holidays, Industrial, Landscape, Medical, Music, Packaging, People, Political, Portrait, Posters, Product, Science, Scientific, Technology, Transportation, Travel, Web Design, Web Illustration, Americana, Agriculture, Food/Beverage, Lifestyle, Vintage / Retro, Financial, Urban

Bruno Mallart studied with esteemed professors like Roman Cieslewicz and Peter Knapp before graduating form the (ESAG Penninghen) Superior School of Graphic Arts in Paris, where he now lives and works.

Distant heir of Albert Robida and Honoré Daumier, and more generally of the school of the nineteenth century anticipation illustrators, Bruno Mallart has created a very personal universe, deeply aesthetic, full of surreal humor, offbeat, surprising and sometimes cruel, like a Ralph Steadman.
Bruno Mallart exhibits in several galleries in Europe, represented by Galerie Bayart in Paris since 2011, including its large numbered prints presented Diasec®, produced by Studio Franck Bordas. He has undertaken since 2014, the creation of patinated steel furniture pieces where he joins his works in glass supports it publishes itself in limited series and signed.

As an illustrator, Bruno Mallart works for some of the most prestigious French and international publications, including: The NY Times, The Washington post, Wall Street Journal, Financial Times of London, Telerama, Le Monde, Computer World and The New Scientist.  His advertising clients include: Sun Microsystem, CEA, Volkswagen, Dexia Bank, Audi, City of Paris, Sierra Nevada Beer, and Air Liquide.  He also illustrates Paul Auster’s books that are published in France.

Bruno Mallart is also professor at Superior School of Graphic Arts in Paris where he teaches drawing to architecture/design students.


BRUNO IN MALLARDOLAND: Interview by Karen Haber – Realms of Fantasy