My name is Jorey Hurley and I'm an author, illustrator, and artist. I find endless inspiration in the beauty of everyday life and I draw something (almost) every day.
My critically-acclaimed picture books for kids are published by Simon & Schuster and are available everywhere picture books are sold. They have been described as “certain to please aesthetically-minded children and adults” by The New York Times, “beautiful” by The Wall Street Journal, and “a delight” by Publishers Weekly.
In addition to my books, I’ve created art prints, paper products, textiles, and apparel for brands such as The Land of Nod, Ikea, One Kings Lane, Minted, Papyrus, and Artfully Walls, and my work hangs in homes and businesses on every continent except Antarctica (so far). I graduated from Princeton in Art History, earned a law degree from Stanford, and went on to study design at FIT. I worked as a textile designer in New York City for five years, and now live in San Francisco with my husband and two kids. Ultimately the best preparation for my work has been a family chock full of artists: my mother is a sculptor, my brother is a photographer, my father is a filmmaker, my husband is an architect, my grandmother was a bronze sculptor and both grandfathers were painters.
Please write me anytime at studio [!at] joreyhurley.com.