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Jay Taylor

Jay TaylorCourse Director and Assistant Professor in Fine Art and Illustration

Main Duties: Specialist subject lecturer


Jay Taylor graduated in 2005 with a BA (hons) Illustration degree from the University of Central Lancashire. He has since gone on to work as a freelance illustrator internationally for clients in editorial, design and advertising, publishing, music and new media. In 2009, Jay joined the Illustration degree programme at Coventry University on a part time basis whilst continuing with his freelance career.


  • Pg.Cert., Higher Education, Coventry University
  • B.A (Hons), Illustration, University of Central Lancashire
  • BTEC National Diploma, Graphic Design, Walsall College

Selected outputs:

  • Taylor, J. (2011) Illustration Group Show. Held 2011 in the Soho Gallery, London
  • Taylor, J. (2011) Group Show. Held 2011 in the Shirehall Gallery, Stafford
  • Taylor, J. (2007) Muk - We're Still Alive art collective. Held 2007 in London, UK
  • Taylor, J. (2006) New Arrivals, New Voices - Association of Illustrators. Held 2006 in the Coningsby Gallery, London
 Queen’s Award for Enterprise Logo
University of the year shortlisted
QS Five Star Rating 2023