irene schoch was born 1972 in switzerland. she studied visual communication in paris and illustration in strasbourg.

since 1998, her illustrations have appeared in a variety of magazines in france and switzerland.

she has worked with the publishers "mango", "atlantis", "seuil jeunesse", "albin michel", "chronicle books" and "naïve".

at present she lives in geneva where she's working on new book projects.

her illustrations were part of the swiss selection at the bratislava biennale in 2005 and 2007.

irene schoch is the winner of the 2008 illustration award of the city of geneva.

interview with florence heiniger, tsr, 09/04 (video)
interview with sylvie neeman, revue parole, 01/05 (pdf)

"Space Cowboy", animation movie from 1998

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