Jay Eunji Lee


Jay Eunji Lee is a picture book author and illustrator from Korea, currently living in the UK.

She studied contemporary art and art education in Korea and graduated with Distinction from the University of Brighton, MA Sequential Design/Illustration in 2014.

Her first picture book, <The Way to Outer Space> has been published in the UK by Oxford University Press, in Australia by Learning Discovery, and in Korea by Hansol Soobook. She has been consistently creating numerous picture books and illustrations that have been published.

She utilizes a digital approach to produce witty, vivid, and lively illustrations full of her unique imagination. 

Member of the AOI
Member of Korean picture book association

Selected Exhibitions
2021 Beam Project, Donation Fundraising Exhibition, Tale book store, Korea  
2019 ‘Mellow beam’, Bologna Children’s book fair, Italy
2016 Asia Story Festival, Selected as one of the five artists, ACC, Korea
2015 ‘Fabula Collective’ Awaken Life with Illustrations, UN bookstore, China
2015 Seoul Wow Book Festival, Selected as one of the five artists, Korea
2014 ‘Fabula Collective’, HiFest, The Atrium, Station Plaza, UK
2014 ‘Fabula Collective’, Art Junky, Phoenix Gallery, Brighton, UK

2023 iJungle Illustration Awards, Merit Award_Book
2016 Cheltenham Illustration Awards, Shortlisted, UK