29 minutes | Nov 19th 2019

Episode 11 with Mary Haasdyk - illustrator extraordinare

Mary Haasdyk shares with us her journey as a full-time illustrator. She has a dedication to her craft and a really unique method. Her work can be seen all around Calgary and on book covers! She tells us about her challenge to keep business going and how she has to change gears to network more and open up to more and more connections in order to keep the work coming.   To connect: https://www.jakejoyartist.com/podcast/interview-with-mary-haasdyk-illustration-artist

From her website:

Mary Haasdyk works from this cluttered desk in Calgary, creating illustrations for editorial, publishing and public art projects near and far. She brings a fresh perspective with her emotive and playful illustrations, and enjoys the challenge of finding unexpected visual solutions.

Her work has been recognized by Spectrum Fantastic ArtsAmerican Illustration, Society of Illustrators West and Applied Arts. She has worked with corporate clients, film producers, schools, community associations, non-profits and various magazines and publishers. If you have a project in mind, a question to ask or just want to say hi, she’d love to hear from you!