by stéphane goddard
Harbouring an obsessive fixation on impactful imagery that packs provocative punch, artist Stephane Goddard is known for a signature style that is distinguishable across the many disciplines to which he applies it. He is widely celebrated for his irreverent and offbeat illustrations inspired by the realms of fashion and sports.
The world of advertising holds no secrets for him, having held the position of revered Artistic Director for many years. One of his most widely acclaimed accolades is 1998’s “Victory is Within Us” campaign for Adidas. His current career as both an illustrator and Artistic Director has made him a recurring name flashed across the pages major media outlets, such as Elle, Liberation, Les InRocks and Telerama to name but a few. Brands such as Louis Vuitton, Nike, Club Med and Quiksilver regularly call on his talent and expertise.
Goddard’s works are sold at Christie’s and Artcurial, and are diffused internationally in exhibitions and books. With Blackfury – The Claw of Styx and the Reign of Datura, he signs his first episodes of the transmedia Blackfury universe he created in 2016.