Jen is an illustrator well versed in the world of design and has experience creating educational illustration, logo artwork, decorative illustration, private commissions and gallery work. Past clients have included Phillips Park Zoo, Aurora Public Art, Nomad Press, Palo Alto Humane Society, BooksbyKathe Publishing, Dog Star Resort, LLC, William Sadlier, Inc. Publishing, and Dog Bone Alley Pet Boutique. Her work has been shown in galleries ranging across the San Francisco Bay Area, Pennsylvania, Chicagoland Area, and Corciano, Italy.
She has an MFA in Illustration from the Academy of Art University in San Francisco and a BFA from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. In addition to her illustration work Jennifer has been an arts educator for over 10 years and was the Art Program Director for The Fox River Academy of Music and Art. She also created and executed an online series of drawing lessons for Aurora Public Art. These are available on both YouTube and Facebook.
Jennifer currently resides with her beautiful daughter and supportive husband in the Chicagoland area. When she's not making art you may find her enjoying the great outdoors while riding horses or hiking with her border collie.