Under the pseudonym Illustchu, Jessica creates cute, illustrative work using a combination of traditional and digital techniques. While she enjoys exploring various themes, her favourite thing to illustrate is yummy food! She takes a particular interest in using her illustration to educate children, especially regarding LGBT representation. It's her goal to create content that looks both delicious and cute, whilst also spreading awareness for various social issues. She studied Illustration BA (HONS) at Arts University Bournemouth from 2014-2017.
08/06/2017 'Lemontine' featured at the Arts University Bournemouth Graduate show.
15/06/2017 'Crohn's Disease: The Basics' GIF featured on the official Crohn's and Colitis UK Facebook page and Twitter.
02/09/2017 'Jessica the Illustrator: Making a difference through art' interview, written by Brittany Sutcliffe and published on Fannypack.co.uk.
01/12/2017 - Onwards 'Meet the Volunteer' illustrations featured on the Crohn's and Colitis UK Warwickshire Division social medias.
31/12/2017 Crohn's Disease: The Basics' announced as the number one 2017 post on Crohn's and Colitis UK Facebook page, having gathered over 245,000 views!
09/01/2018 'Illustration Graduate's success on Facebook' article published on Arts University Bournemouth's website.
19/01/2019 - 24/03/2019 ‘The Culinary Adventures of Little Piggy’ solo exhibition.
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