One of Jennifer L. Wambach’s earliest memories is being in the basement of her western New York house gleefully drawing a family portrait on the floor with her mom’s permanent markers. She was about four years old and it was at this time she decided she was going to be an artist when she grew up. As a teenager she drew caricatures of her teachers during class and sketched pictures of her bedroom when she probably should have been studying. She took every art class offered, attended the prestigious New York State Summer School of the Arts for Visual Arts, ignored her mom’s advice to take a typing class, and decided to go to art school for college. After earning a BFA in painting and drawing, Jennifer moved to Chicago. She became a graphic designer, illustrated a couple children’s books, earned a certificate in botanical illustration, filled up multiple sketchbooks and painted landscapes just for fun.
In the meantime, Jennifer got married and had three wonderful children. Soon after the third baby arrived, a little serendipity introduced her to art licensing. She says art licensing is a perfect fit, because it draws upon all her skills and interests... pun intended! Jennifer lives in the Chicago area with her husband, three children, a sweet-tempered beagle who eats everything and a somewhat grouchy cat. Her artwork is licensed for dinnerware, paper products, fabric, home decor and more.