Jonathan Bartlett YG9

  • Current Location: Brooklyn, NY
  • Originally From: United States

Jonathan is an illustrator who's work has appeared everywhere from the walls of the New York City subway system, to home furniture, fashion spreads, and the pages of magazines around the world. Now working from Brooklyn, NY, Jonathan grew up in a small Pennsylvania town which has a direct correlation to the sensibilities in his pictures. He has been fortunate enough to receive awards and recognitions from American Illustration, The Society of Illustrators, Spectrum Fantasy Art, 3x3 Magazine, and The Art Directors Club. He has an MFA from the School of Visual Arts, Illustration as Visual Essay program.

Portfolio Imagery:

  • Project 1 of 5

    “S.O.S A Short Story Or Rather, Absurd Story of High Seas Turmoil”

    Cover and interior image from illustrated short story about revenge on the high seas.

  • Project 2 of 5

    Bridge Theatre Company production posters

    Pictured, "Sia", full of metaphor and symbolism, SIA tells the story of a former child soldier who takes a Canadian university student hostage in a West African Liberian refugee camp and the events that unfold during this struggle of compassion and rage. "The Particulars", meditates on the biggest and smallest issues of our time. Our storytellers are Lillian, a youth minister recently returned from a journey to the central African jungle, and Gordon, a member of Lillian's congregation desperate to navigate societal norms after a tragic loss. Both long for answers amongst the daily distractions that permeate their lives.


    Art Director: Dustin Olson, The Bridge Theatre Company

  • Project 3 of 5

    Editorial illustration, CEO Transition

    Illustration accompanying an article about the challenges facing companies when making leadership changes


    Art Director: SooJin Buzelli, Plansponsor Magazine

  • Project 4 of 5

    Licensed Products

    Product samples of various art licensed to be printed on furniture, space dividers, wall panels, and other home goods. Illustrations include a mash up of fashion, animals, flowers, and other nature related themes.


    Product company: MIO Culture Project Director: Jaime Salm

  • Project 5 of 5

    New York City Arts For Transit Advert. Poster

    Homage to New York City Mass Transit. Subway station advertisement for The New York City Transit Authority that appears on subway platforms around the city.


    Art Directors: Amy Hausmann & Lydia Bradshaw, MTA Arts For Transit

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