Jessie Lin is an award-winning illustrator from China. She studied business in college. After several years of work in purchasing, she decided to change her career to art because of her passion for it since little. Later she pursued her MFA in Illustration at Savannah College of Art and Design. Now she works in various artistic fields including editorial, advertising, surface design, children's books, book covers, & etc.. She works with both traditional and digital media. She regards illustration as an efficient, insightful, and beautiful way of communication. She also does some translating/interpreting and photography commissions occasionally. 

​In her spare time, Jessie loves to cook, travel, and read. She plays a little bit Ukulele. And she is a cat lover!

Selected Clients: 

Johns Hopkins Nursing, Deseret Magazine, Adobe, AFT Health Care, American Educator, Notre Dame Magazine, Knowable Magazine, Sky & Telescope Magazine, Madison Magazine, Smithsonian Magazine, 5280 Magazine, Moxy Hotel, Sanlian Life Week Magazine (三联生活周刊), New Weekly Magazine (新周刊), Lendlease, Palace Food Beijing, National Geography China, Ping An Insurance, Panasonic, Daniel Wellington, China World Summit Wing, INOHERB, Guomai, etc.

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Honors & Exhibitions: 

2022 Brightness Illustration Awards | Editorial Third Place

2022 American Illustration 41 | Chosen Winner

2022 Creative Quarterly 100 Best Annual

2022 Communication Arts | Short List

2021 iJungle Illustration Awards | Merit Awards

2021 Creative Quarterly 66 | Runner-up 

2021 Society of Illustrators 64 | Selected Winner

2021 World Illustration Awards | Shortlist

2021 3x3 Illustration Annual No.18 | Honorable Mention

2021 The ADC 100th Annual Awards | Shortlist 

2021 Communication Arts | Short List

2021 Associated Collegiate Press fall Clips and Clicks | First Place 

2020 Brightness Award | Theme: Freedom

2020 Creative Quarterly 61 | Runner-up 

2020 Red Dot Communication Design Awards

2020 Applied Arts Student Awards

2020 3x3 Illustration Annual No.17 | Merit

2020 Creative Quarterly 59 | Runner-up 

2020 Communication Arts | Short List

2019 iJungle Illustration Awards | Merit Awards

2019 Open Studio Night SCAD

2019 Adobe Design Achievement Awards | Top Talent

2019 3x3 Illustration Annual No.16 | Merit

2019 Applied Arts Student Awards 

2019 Creative Quarterly 56 | Runner-up

2019 Mable House Exhibition

2017 Cheltenham Illustration Awards 

Contacts:

Represented by RappArt

(US and Canada)

Personal Email: linxi100@hotmail.com