JBatesArt
JENNIFER BATES

About

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Jen is an artist & illustrator based in Northern California. She is a trained natural science illustrator whose body of work is undergoing constant evolution. Inspired by anything from the dawn chorus of birds in the springtime, to patterns left in the dirt by rainwater, her work is influenced and inspired by the natural world, how we as humans relate to it, and how nature impacts the way we relate to each other.

When not working, she can be found in her kitchen baking up something sweet, taking cross country road trips with her dog, or at home planning her next big project.


Press & Exhibitions

Scientific American, Symbiartic
Monterey Herald
Seattle Weekly

Tilden Regional Park, Jewels of Nature
Santa Cruz Museum of Natural History, The Art of Nature
Pacific Grove Museum of Natural History, Illustrating Nature
Clymer Museum, Nature's Call: Natural History of the West

Clients

Museum of Vertebrate Zoology
University of Wyoming Museum of Vertebrates
Beta Hatch Inc.
Seattle International Film Festival
MMAB, Inc.
The Novel Tree

Shops & Galleries

KOBO Seattle
Liberty Bay Gallery & Gifts

Professional Affiliations

Guild of Natural Science Illustrators, member since 2014
GNSI-Northwest, Vice President, 2015-2016
Advisory Board Member for the UW Natural Science Illustration Certificate Program

Fairs & Festivals

Second Use: Handmade & Homegrown Market
Anacortes Arts Festival
Tukwila Backyard Wildlife Festival
Seattle Audubon Bird & Nature Art Fair
Alki Art Fair
Seattle Makers Market
Issaquah Salmon Days
Patchwork Show
Galt Winter Bird Festival
Sunset Mercantile
Mountain View A la Carte & Art
Temescal Street Fair
Urban Air Market


I'D LOVE TO HEAR FROM YOU.
For commission inquiries and other questions, please get in touch at the email address below. I will get back to you within 24 hours. If you'd like to receive a semiannual newsletter for updates with what I'm working on next, please subscribe using the form below.

jennifer@jbatesart.com

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