Illustrator, surface designer and sometimes author Jill McDonald is known for her colorful and playful art.
She received a BFA with a textile major from Rhode Island School of Design.
She worked as a print stylist for Gap Inc. in N.Y.C. then moved to the midwest to work as an illustrator for Hallmark Cards.
Since starting her own studio in 2004 she has worked on a wide array of products
including kids and baby bedding, fabric and scrapbooking collections, puzzles, games,
greeting cards, and books. She is the author/ illustrator of the early learning series Hello, World! which continues to grow.
She lives and works in Kansas City, Missouri with her son and husband Antonio. (who also happens to be her business partner)
The Land of Nod
Pottery Barn Kids
Penguin Random House (Double Day Books)
Some past and current clients:
Design House Greetings
Peter Pauper Press
love print studio interview
jennifer orkin lewis interview
Jill McDonald smart creative women podcast