About

Hi! I'm a Portland based freelance illustrator offering services in editorial and book illustration, advertising, branding, etc. If you'd like to hire me for a job or just say hi, please write to email address below. 

In addition to illustration, I do textile and surface designs for Five Points Graphics and I co-operate Mermaid Coast with designer, Colton Zimmerman

jakegiddens@gmail.com

Education: B.F.A. Ringling College of Art + Design

Partial Client List:

  • The Bloodhound Gang
  • Briarpatch Magazine
  • Creative Mindflow
  • Flocabulary
  • Funny Bone Animation
  • Hollywood Reporter
  • Mister Dress-Up
  • Portland Mercury
  • Ringling College Library Association
  • Scigentasy
  • Spectacle Publishing
  • The Team Spirit Store

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Awards and Recognitions:

  • Adobe Design Achievement Awards – 2013, 2014
  • Best of Ringling – 2013, 2014
  • Creative Quarterly CQ33 Runner Up – 2013
  • Illest of Illustration – 2013
  • Society of Illustrators of Los Angeles - 2014
  • Tampa Bay Times "Latitudes" Competition – 2012

Solo Exhibitions:

  • Mythos, 77 Salon, Portland, OR - 2017-2018

Group Exhibitions:

  • Camouflage, Light Grey Art Lab, Minneapolis, MN - 2017
  • Bower Bird, Light Grey Art Lab, Minneapolis, MN - 2015
  • Skate Or Die, Light Grey Art Lab, Minneapolis, MN - 2014
  • Sprung, SoHo Arthouse, New York, NY - 2014

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