Amie Jacobsen

Amie Jacobsen

Amie Jacobsen

  • B.A., studio art, Western State College, 1997
  • M.F.A., illustration, Savannah College of Art and Design, 2006
First year at SCAD:
2006

"Interaction with up-and-coming new artists who are excited about the field."

Credentials

Illustrator for growing new series, SpenserNation, winner of Learning Magazine's 2010 Teacher Choice Award for Best Educational Children's Series for the Home

Awards, recognition and honors

Distinguished eLearning Educator, American Association of Community Colleges, Instructional Technology Council, 2009

Organizations

Greater Kansas City Art Association, Society of Children's Book Writers and Illustrators

Publications and presentations

  • Elephantshooz, book design and illustrations, Simple Fish Book Co.
  • Spenser Goes to El Paso, children's book design and illustrations, Simple Fish Book Co.
  • Spenser Loves Savannah, children's book design and illustrations, Simple Fish Book Co.
  • Spenser Loves El Paso, children's book design and illustrations, Simple Fish Book Co.
  • Spenser's Savannah, children's book design and illustrations, Simple Fish Book Co.
  • Spenser Goes to St. Louis, children's book design and illustrations, Simple Fish Book Co.
  • Spenser Goes to Portland, children's book design and illustrations, Simple Fish Book Co.
  • Scampering Through Savannah, children's book design and illustrations, OnWords Publishing
  • The Quest for Elloshidii, children's book design and illustrations, Granite Publishers and Distribution

Previous Positions

Part-time professor of illustration and foundation studies, Bemis School of Art, Colorado Springs, Colorado; freelance illustrator and designer with work represented in numerous illustrated children's books, editorials, book design, packaging, products, apparel and Web

On the Web

Courses Taught

  • ILLU 504 Drawing Strategies for Illustration
  • ILLU 701 Illustration Techniques I
  • ILLU 714 Drawing for Illustrators