André Pijet was born in Poland, where he studied Fine Arts and photography. He went to work as an illustrator and caricaturist. Pijet settled in Quebec in 1988, where he continued his work in the graphics field. His satirical and humorous works have been published in Poland, Greece, Belgium, France, Great Britain, Italy, Turkey, the United States and Canada. In Quebec, he became famous with a series of cartoons related to the 1993-94 hockey playoffs which he produced for a major Montreal daily newspaper. He also created some comics, such as 'Arbalet' and 'Les Cantons', that both appeared at Editions Mile-Îles. As a freelance artist, he works regularly with major advertising agencies and publishing companies. He is well-known for his book illustrations and for his work as a graphic artist and art director. His works have been featured in a number of major exhibitions and have earned him a number of prizes abroad.