Salaün Jaouen is a French illustrator born in Hérault, France, May 7th, 1979. He discovered illustration in late 1995 with Moëbius, Gillon, Bilal, Liberatore and Gimenez, since when he has had a passion for drawing. He studied art at Emile Cohl School from 1999 to 2003.
At the beginning of his career he illustrated textbooks, young adult novels and playing cards, and taught perspective at an interior design school for two years. In 2006 he started in comics with “Nova” based on a story by Julien Blondel. He then created the first volume of the “Carthago Adventures” series, with Christophe Bec writing the story. In 2009 he joined the Pavilion noir agency, as an advertising story-boarder, with whom he still collaborates today.
Between 2014 and 2017 he illustrated the “Eternum” series, once again collaborating with Christophe Bec. Since 2017 he has been working for Carbone magazine, a transmedia project exploring pop culture.