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TIBO, GILLES, 1951-
LMS-0159

Gilles Tibo fonds. - 1987. - 37 illustrations.

Biographical Sketch

Born in Montreal, Quebec in 1951, Gilles Tibo is one of the best-known artists of his generation. Tibo has contributed to numerous periodicals such as BD, Croc, Prisme, L'Actualité and Dimanche matin. His drawings are found on posters, record covers and book covers, and in many books. He has published several cartoon strips, including L'Oeil voyeur (1970) and Lunambule (1979). From 1976 to 1979, he was artistic director of Le Tamanoir productions. In 1989, his work Simon et les flocons de neige (1988), won an international competititon for children's book illustrators in Japan. He also received a Governor General's Literary Award for illustration in the children's literature category for Simon et la ville de carton in 1992, and another Governor General's Literary Award in the same category for Noémie/Le Secret de Madame Lumbago in 1996.

Scope and Content

The collection contains several versions of the manuscript of Simon et les flocons de neige, sketches and preliminary studies, final illustrations and four production records.

Immediate Source of Acquisition: acquired from the author in 1989. (1989-13)

Restrictions: none.

Finding Aid: finding aid available.

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