Bea Jackson loves telling stories through her art, from dynamic and diverse character design, to delightfully fun and energetic children’s book illustrations. She attended the College for Creative Studies and was the Grand Prize Winner of the L Ron Hubbard’s Illustrator of the Future Award in 2007. With over 15 years of experience as a freelance illustrator, Bea works in a variety of art styles. In addition to her work as a children’s book illustrator, character and concept artist, Bea’s work has been featured on the covers of books, comics, and in various magazines and articles. Her first illustrated picture book, Parker Looks Up, was a New York Times Bestseller. In 2021, Target launched Bea’s Christmas Artist Series Collection, which included gift bags, gift boxes and wrapping paper.
Awards / Honors
- 2021 NAACP Image Award Nomination for Outstanding Children’s Literary Work – Parker Looks Up