Jenni Saarenkylä

Jenni Saarenkylä (s.1985) is an award-winning, multidisciplinary illustrator. Currently Jenni is based in Bournemouth, UK but being originally from Parikkala, Finland. She graduated with an illustration degree in 2009 and a Master of Arts in Illustration in 2018 from Arts University Bournemouth. She enjoys visual storytelling and problem solving, illustrating both by drawing digitally and utilising paper cut shapes. As part of her pattern design practice Jenni likes to play with colours and shapes. Among many other works, Jenni has created animated advertising illustrations (Hammerson), illustrated packaging (Lush) and illustrated a picture book, an app and a card game as part of an educational project for pre-school children (Aikakausmedia). Her works have been recognized in various competitions, such as Macmillan Children’s Book Awards, Creative Conscience and Cheltenham Illustration Awards.
Specialty: Pattern illustration, advertising, packaging, motion illustration

Instagram: @jennisaarenkyla

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