A well-known painter and illustrator, Martin Jarrie works for the press and publishing industry, in France and abroad. In 1997 he won the Grand Prize at the International Illustration Biennial in Bratislava and two special mentions at the Bologna Children's Book Fair in 2010 for Hyacinthe et Rose (ed.Thierry Magnier) and in 2012 for Rêveur de cartes (ed.Gallimard Giboulées). He has been exhibited many times in France, Italy, Japan, Portugal, Switzerland and the Netherlands. His paintings can be seen at the Museum of Illustration in Moulins and the Museum of Hunting and Nature in Paris.
His exhibition at the beginning of 2020 at the Belvedere Museum in the Netherlands was a great success.
L'Imagier du vivant, his latest book, was published by Seuil Jeunesse. His next book "Les deux géants" will be published in October 2021 by HongFei.
He is represented in Paris by Arsenic Galerie, rue Guénégaud and by the Adorable Art & Design Gallery in The Hague.