Jillian Ditner is an illustrator and designer who combines her knowledge of science and passion for visual communication to create accurate and compelling visuals.
Jillian studied fine art and printmaking at the Ontario College of Art and Design University and received a Master's Degree in Design from York University in Toronto. Most recently Jillian earned a graduate certificate in Science Illustration from California State University, Monterey Bay, where she honed her observational skills and pursued interests in naturalist subjects, most notably bird behaviour and anatomy. She is currently the Bartels Artist-in-Residence at the Cornell Lab of Ornithology where she is creating artwork for Living Bird Magazine as well as visuals for online educational courses through Bird Academy.
Jillian also creates conceptual pieces along with her scientific illustration practice and her work has been featured in books, editorials and campaigns throughout North America. She recently created the illustrations for Nurture, a guide to pregnancy published by Chronicle Books.
Represented by i2i Art
Email: jillditner at gmail dot com
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