Jessica Roux is a freelance illustrator and plant & animal enthusiast. She loves exploring in her own backyard and being surrounded by an abundance of nature. Using subdued colors and rhythmic shapes, she renders flora, fauna, food, and many other things with intricate detail reminiscent of old world beauty. She's lived in the woods in North Carolina, the low country of Savannah, Georgia, the city of Brooklyn, New York, and she currently resides in the swamps of Gainesville, Florida. She is currently available for freelance work so feel free to contact her.
partial Client List:
The New Yorker, The New York Times, Pottermore, Smithsonian Magazine, The Boston Globe, Squarespace, Cincinnati Magazine, Garden & Gun Magazine, Taproot Magazine, Schwartz & Wade Books, Anthology Magazine, The Portland Mercury, Virginia Magazine, Aquila Magazine, Intercom, Basic Books, Rhode Island Monthly, Art of Eating, Lost Art Press, Caffè Nero, Tinybop, Bitch Magazine, Our State Magazine, Charleston Magazine, Zest Maine Magazine, Sevenly, Charlotte Home and Garden Magazine, Render Food Magazine, Zaftig Zine, The Tar Pit Coffee Shop, GREY Magazine, the Savannah College of Art & Design, and more.
Jessica has shown work in galleries across the US, including Light Grey Art Lab, Nucleus Portland, Antler Gallery, Gallery 1988, Hero Complex Gallery, Treo, B.H.Q.F.U., Ltd. Gallery, and more.
Spectrum Fantastic Art 22, American Illustration 34, American Illustration 33, Society of Illustrators Student Scholarship Competition 2014
Features and press:
Society of Illustrators New Visions Featured Artist // Brown Paper Bag // Illustration Age // Creative Pep Talk Podcast // Lisa Congdon's Blog // InkyGoodness // Light Grey Art Lab // Postable // The Light Grey Podcast // Bleaq // Illustration Friday // Elusive Muse // Speakeasy Illustrations