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.

 Send me am email about possibly working together, what you think about my work, or even just to say hi and discuss donuts.  I'd love to hear from you!  

I've had the pleasure to work with:

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


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

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Send me an Email!

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