Hi, I'm Jay. 

I'm a freelance illustrator (editorial and books, mostly, but anything goes!) currently working in the U.S. I'm in love with drawing people, everything fantasy, reading YA books and drinking copious amounts of caffeine.

 Let’s work together. You can reach me below! 

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Select Client List:

HarperCollins, Penguin Random House, TIME magazine, Scientific American, MEDIUM, EATER.COM (Vox Media), NATURE.COM (Macmillan), The Boston Globe, Chicago Reader, Crossed Genres, Light Grey Art Lab, Modern Climate Inc, The Gallery Vault, Hutchinson Arts Center, Dhonielle Clayton (Author, THE BELLES), Sabaa Tahir (Author, AN EMBER IN THE ASHES), Kristina Perez (Author, SWEET BLACK WAVES)

Represented by Claire Draper, of The Bent Agency.


FABRIC, Paramount Center for The Arts, 2018
Light Grey Art Lab, Boss Rush, 2015
SCSU, Senior Thesis Exhibit, 2011
The Gallery Vault, 2011
Minneapolis Institute of Arts, Foot In The Door, 2010


ImagineFX Magazine Xpose (May, 2016)
CreativeBloq  (February 2016) - Read here
Gizmodo / io9 (January, 2016) - Read Here

Send me an Email!

hello@jaybendt.com, or feel free to use the form below. 
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