About the Artist

Jme : "Jay-me"

Jme Foronda is an illustrator of Filipino culture and fantastical things. She draws inspiration from her massive collection of children’s books, art books, graphic novels, and Filipiñana Born and raised in Manila, started drawing pretty early, and has written and illustrated a book at the age of 6. She was accepted to the University of the Philippines, College of Fine Arts, majoring in Visual Communications. Jme has worked in animation, game development, corporate graphics, and freelanced various projects on the side. Jme now lives with her husband and two kids somewhere in Washington state, working on her next publications and accepting commission. She has a huge book fort, and loves inviting friends (artists and non- artists alike) to read and draw with her over a cup of coffee and a pastry or two.

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