About the Artist
Jessie Belle van Loon is an emerging artist from Melbourne, Australia with work across various fields from Concept Art & Illustration to traditional painting. She has exhibited at several Galleries and a recipient of many Awards..
In addition to her latest work for book illustrations, she specialises in high flow acrylic mediums, and in her spare time likes to jump on the pottery wheel. 
Jessie shows an impressive amount of drive, having completed multiple professional courses, and is currently working towards her Bachelor in Creative Arts specializing in Animation & Design.
Jessie aims to one day work within the animation industry for film & television, bringing characters to life and contributing to the world that has inspired her on this path.

Selected Solo, Group Exhibitions & Experience
2023 - Illustrated - The Adjustment Season.
2023 - Mornington Art Show
2022 - Sorrento Art Show
2022 - Peninsula Arts Society
2022 - Cardinia Cultural Centre Gallery
2022 - Kingston Arts Centre
2021 - Illustrated Childrens Book - A Global Pandemic won't Change me.
2021 - Oak Hill Gallery.
2020 - Tatunka Art Studio.
2019 - Cardinia Cultural Centre Gallery

Awards
2022 - Trending Art - Best Local Artist on Show 
2022 - Trending Art - Two Highly Commended Paintings
2022 - Pixarra Character Design -2nd Place
2021 - Young Australian Art Awards - Gold Medal, Runner up
2021 - Pixarra - Fantasy Digital Art Competition 2nd Place Peoples Choice
2019 - Up & coming - Young Achiever Award Cardinia Arts Society Resin & Flow Art.

Education
2023 - Undergoing Bachelor of Creative Arts - Torrens University 
2022 - Advanced Diploma Concept Art - CG Spectrum.
2021 - Diploma Concept Art & Illustration - CG Spectrum.
2020 - Certificate Concept Art & Illustration - CG Spectrum.
2020 - Certificate in Adobe Illustrator - Shaw Academy.
2020 - Character Design - Academy of Art - San Fransisco.
2020 - Illustration - Academy of Art - San Fransisco.

Software Proficiency
Photoshop
Illustrator
Z - Brush
Blender
Procreate
Microsoft Suite 

References are available upon request
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