Joy Kim is an Illustrator based in Vancouver, Canada. She graduated from Emily Carr University of Art + Design in 2018 with a BFA in Illustration. 

She enjoys capturing the beauty of everyday objects, people, and childhood memories. Her illustrations strive to convey a visually captivating narrative, whether it be through the form of editorial, picture book, or branding. 

Her choice of mediums are gouache, pencil crayon, and micron pens. You can often find her sketching out ideas at local cafes, fuelling her creative energy with a cup in hand. 

All inquiries and commissions can be directed to her e-mail. 


SORT Store

- Illustrated Happy Holidays Card


- Editorial Illustration for 2018 Green Issue. 

WOO Emily Carr Student Publication

- Illustrator for FALL 2016/SPRING 2017 issue.


- Designed artwork printed on electrical boxes in Vancouver. 

JJ Bean Coffee Roasters X IMAGINE1DAY

- Illustrated magnets and postcard for 2017 campaign to build a Kindergarten in Ethiopia.

The Watermill Project

- Illustration for Korean Folk and Jazz vocalist Sara Kim's Watermill Project.

Awards & Exhibitions

2018 Society of Illustrators Annual Exhibition 61

2018 SAD MAG Green Issue Launch Exhibit

2018 THE SHOW at Emily Carr University of Art + Design

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