Mariko Jesse

Mariko Jesse

Illustrator, Printermaker, Lecturer

Biography

Mariko was born in Japan, raised in Hong Kong and educated in the UK. She is an award-winning illustrator and printmaker. After studying at Central St. Martins College of Art and Design in London, she became an Associate Lecturer there. Mariko’s clients include Tiffany & Co., VOGUE and the Mandarin Oriental, and she created the interior artwork for an entire subway station in HK. She has illustrated over 30 picture books and recipe books. Mariko is currently based in Tokyo, and splits her time between California, Asia and London.

Mariko 在日本出生。她在香港成長,並到英國留學。她是一位獲獎插畫家和版畫家。她就讀倫敦的中央聖馬丁藝術與設計學院,之後更成為學校的副講師。Mariko 的客戶包括 Tiffany & Co.、VOGUE 和 Mandarin Oriental。另外,她曾為一個港鐵站設計藝術品。她為超過30本圖畫書和烹飪書繪製插畫。她目前常駐東京,並間中到加州、亞洲及倫敦工作。