Jody Hewgill

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A native of Montréal, Québec, Jody studied Commercial Art and Design at Dawson College and subsequently moved to Toronto to further her studies in illustration at the Ontario College of Art and Design University, where she has been part of the faculty in the illustration program since 2008. Jody has been working as an illustrator and gallery artist since 1988. Her acrylic paintings have been commissioned for a wide variety of applications including advertising campaigns, book covers, editorial publications, theatre posters, retail murals, and wine labels. Clients include The Atlanta Olympic Committee, Knopf publishers, the New Yorker, Rolling Stone, The US Department of State, and Windstar Cruises. Her work has graced the cover of Time magazine, and has been selected by the United States Postal Service for a stamp in the Literary Arts series. Jody has created over 50 posters for Arena Stage in Washington, DC. Eight of these posters are included in the Permanent Poster Collection of the Library of Congress.

Jody‘s work has been recognized by American Illustration, the Advertising Design Club (ADC), the Advertising & Design Club of Canada, Communication Arts, the Society of Illustrators of Los Angeles (SILA), Print, Graphis, The National Magazine Awards, Applied Arts, including Gold and Silver medals from the Society of Illustrators, NY.
Jody has lectured at various art colleges and arts associations including Art Center College of Design, Pasadena, Maryland Institute College of Art, Baltimore, and University of Arts, Philadelphia.
In addition, Jody has juried many professional and student competitions including the Art Directors Club (ADC), Communication Arts, the Society of Illustrators, the Society of Illustrators of Los Angeles (SILA) and CMYK magazine.

Professional Experience

Professional Working History : 1988- present day
A selected list of clients include: American Conservatory Theatre, Andalucia Tourism, Arena Stage, Atlanta Olympic Committee, Carol Burnett, Cedars-Sinai Medical Center LA, Entertainment Weekly, Grammy Awards, Guthrie Theatre, Knopf , Little Brown & Company UK, Los Angeles Magazine, Mondavi Wines, The New Yorker , Nike, Penguin Canada, Rolling Stone Magazine, St. Supery Vineyards, Time Magazine, Time Life Books, United Airlines, United States Department of State, US postal service , Vintage Books, Wellesley College, Windstar Cruises.

Professional and Educational lectures :
2011 Univerity of Arts, Philadelphia
2009 Windstar Cruises : Guest Host
2005 Art Center College of Design, Pasadena
2002 Maryland Institute College of Art : Illustration Department
1999 Sheridan College : Illustration Program
1997 Canadian Association of Photographers and Illustrators

Selected Exhibitions/Screenings

2011: University of Arts, Richard C. Von Hess Gallery
2010 "Kaboom" La Luz de Jesus, Los Angeles CA
2010 "Fragile Earth" The Museum of American Illustration, NYC
2009 Japanese American National Museum / LA
2008 Libreria Mondadori / Venice, Italy
2007 Green / Robert Berman Gallery / Santa Monica, CA
2007 Castel Dell' Ovo / Associazione Culturel Teatrio / Naples, Italy
2007 The Art of Arena Stage / the Society of Illustrators Museum / New York, NY
2006 Villa Poniatowski/ Associazione Culturel Teatrio / Rome, Italy
2005 Enid Lawson Gallery / London, UK
2004 Exploding Head Gallery / Sacramento, CA
2003 Zeitgeist Gallery /Nashville, TN
2003 Heaven and Hell / The Philadelphia Sketch Club / Philadelphia, PA
2002 DNFA Gallery / Pasadena, CA
2002 Maryland Institute College of Art / Baltimore, MD
2001 Artword Gallery / Toronto, ON

Selected Publications

Taschen"100 Illustrators" 2014
New Acrylics Essential Sourcebook
Icons & Images: 50 years of Illustration ( Society of Illustrators 2008 )
Illustration Now, Taschen 2005
Illustrators Unlimited: the Essence of Contemporary Illustration, Gestalten
3X3, vol. 3 #1, feature article
Best 200 International Illustrators, Luerzer's Archive, 2005
Applied Arts Magazine, March/ April 2005 (feature article )
Communication Arts Magazine, September/October 1997 (feature article)
Step Magazine, October 2005, Women in Design


Society of Illustrators NY, 2 gold and 3 silver awards
Society of Illustrators LA, Best of Show
Advertising Design Club of Canada, gold award
Society of Publication Designers, Silver award
Spectrum, gold award
American Illustration
Advertising Design Club (NYC) merit
Communication Arts
3x3 / Illustration Annual


The Permanent Poster Collection of the Library of Congress
Centennial Olympic Games Museum / Atlanta History Center / Atlanta, GA

Professional Affiliations/Boards Juries

Advisory committee / Sheridan College / Illustration department 2001-2004
Member : Society of Illustrators NYC
Member : Illustrators Partnership of America

Jury: 2013 Society of Illustrators NYC
Jury: 2004 Art Directors Club, NYC
Jury: 2001 Communication Arts / Illustration Annual
Jury: 2000, 2006 Society of Illustrators NY
Jury: 2005 Society of Illustrators LA
Jury: 2000 ? CMYK / student competition

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