Illustrator, surface designer and sometimes author Jill McDonald is known for her colorful and playful art. She received a BFA with a textile major from Rhode Island School of Design. She worked as a print stylist for Gap Inc. in N.Y.C. then moved to the midwest to work as an illustrator for Hallmark Cards. Since starting her own studio in 2004 she has worked on a wide array of products including kids and baby bedding, fabric and scrapbooking collections, puzzles, games, greeting cards, and books.