Born in 1938 in Sucy-en-Brie,
He did 8 years of academic studies.
He then worked with his uncle, a master glassmaker, and made many stained-glass windows.
1962. Illustrator for French magazines (Hara-kiri, Planète and Pariscope…) with his funny drawings. He will produce numerous posters for cinema, advertising and theatre.
1967. First lithographs for the illustration of the fantastic tale book “Asunrath”
1972. Meeting with the publisher Jean Glénat, he publishes fifteen albums on very eclectic themes: «Le bricolage», «La bouffe», «Humour noir et hommes blancs», etc. These works, which receive an international success, are translated into more than a dozen languages.
Claude Serre also illustrated many books and excelled in the field of lithography.
In 1988, Claude Serre died at 50.