LITERARY ILLUSTRATOR ARTIST PROGRAM

Lucky Jefferson's Literary Illustrator Artist Program was created to cultivate educational opportunities outside of the classroom and reimagine the intersection of art and literature.

Artwork created by Anna Kim, an Illustration major at Maryland Institute College of Art

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MOLLY CHURCHILL, FORMER INTERN 
ILLUSTRATION, MARYLAND INSTITUTE OF ART

"I learned how to collaborate with other illustrators and create illustrations alongside poetry.

I learned how illustrations can both emulate the feelings of a poem without being redundant and contribute to readers' engagement in the writing."

WHAT STUDENTS EXPLORE

• Rendering illustrations using diverse mediums (watercolor, animation, ink, etc.)
• Generating creative awareness about published works and Lucky Jefferson 
• Typography, pattern making, and different methods of illustrating literature
• Formulating creative concepts and direction for special publication projects 
• Digital collaboration with other artists and students

YUETONG TSEN, FORMER INTERN 
ILLUSTRATION,CALIFORNIA STATE UNIVERSITY

"I learned so much during my internship with Lucky Jefferson and will definitely use my new skills in my education and future work. "

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THE PERKS

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Artwork created by Molly Mitchell
Illustration & Printmaking, Maryland Institute College of Art


Students develop new skills and a deeper understanding of publishing, their own aesthetic, and illustration concepts learned in the classroom through hands-on application and collaboration.

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Earn College Credit

Complete an internship with Lucky Jefferson and earn experience that can be applied to your capstone, externship, or service learning.  

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Diversify Your Portfolio

Create illustrations on a variety of subjects and themes.

03

Work On Real Issues

We let our interns work closely with us on digital and print issues.

View the work of our students on the gram!

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Learn more about our literary artists here.

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