Artemisia Award Ceremony

On March 8, 2022, the Huberty & Breyne gallery, in its space at 4 rue de Miromesnil, in Paris, will host the presentation of the Artémisia prize.

The Artémisia Prize is awarded each year to a comic book produced by one or more women.

The winners of this year's prize are : Arianna Melone (Grand Prix Artémisia for Gianna), Emmi Valve (Special Prize for La Grace), Coco (Testimony Prize for Dessiner encore), Virginie Ollagnier and Carole Maurel (Investigation Prize for Nellie Bly), Aurélie Lévy and Élisabeth Colomba (Biopic Prize for Queenie, the godmother of Harlem) and Elene Usdin (Graphic Revelation Prize for René - e aux bois dormants)

The jury is composed of Chantal Montellier (comic artist and co-founder of the Prize), Isabelle Beaumenay-Chaland (artistic director of the "Rencontres Chaland"), Julie Scheibling (history-geography teacher), Gilles Ciment (film and comic book theorist, former director of the Cité internationale de la bande dessinée et de l'image), Patrick Gaumer (writer, journalist, author of the World Comic Book Dictionary published by Larousse) and Pascal Guichard (artistic director and graphic designer).

Laurent Gervereau (visual artist, writer, director of the Musée du vivant, President of the Institut des images) is the Honorary President of this edition, while Gilles Ratier (writer, journalist, author of the annual report on the economic and editorial situation of the comic strip, editor-in-chief of is the Patron of the Awards.

The ceremony, open to the public, will take place from 5pm to 8.30pm.

The authors will sign their books before the award ceremony.

New Asian art catalogue

In his latest catalogue, Bertrand de Lavergne presents a fine collection of Chinese export porcelain from the 16th to the 18th century and is one of the few French galleries specialising in Chinese snuffboxes from the Qing period.

Click here to view the catalogue.

Its director, Bertrand de Lavergne, is an expert in the Chambre Nationale des Experts Spécialisés, a member of the Syndicat National des Antiquaires, a member of the Chambre Royale des Antiquaires de Belgique, a member of the Compagnie Nationale des Experts and the founder and general secretary of the Association des Spécialistes de la Céramique de Collection.

He is also a member of the International Chinese Snuff Bottle Society, an American association based in Baltimore, and a member of the European Association of Chinese Snuff Bottle Collectors.

The gallery has been participating in the Brussels Art Fair and the Parcours de la Céramique in Paris since its creation more than ten years ago and has taken part in the Salon du Collectionneur and the Biennale des Antiquaires at the Grand Palais in Paris.