Jody Nilsen graduated from the School Of Visual Arts in NYC while working full-time at Y&RNY. A few years into her career she started working as a free-lance illustrator for various companies in the NYC metro area. A move to Chicago led her to become the on staff Illustrator at Big Idea Productions where she worked for the Design Department and on several projects for the Animation studio for four years. Throughout the years, her professional career has ranged from working for advertising to editorial projects to murals for private companies. 

The above picture is of Jody recalling a lively story and not posing which is a tough thing for some artists to do. 

 © Jody Nilsen 2016