The Ashe Academy Illustrating Representation Jacqui C. Smith

episode 8: illustrating representation

the ashe academy’s inspire. uplift. engage. podcast



It took years to really get comfortable with myself, with who I am, and my art to kind of be okay to say, hey I’m fine with the way things are. with my life, where I’m going, expectations of myself, and not what other people put on you. I don’t know how I got there, but that’s where I am at.

jacqui c. smith

Give Lif

About Jacqui C. Smith

Illustrator Jacqui C. Smith creates unique portraits depicting women and girls of color that paint an intriguing image of female diversity. Her illustrations focus on uplifting and empowering women and girls through art and self-identity. She creates coloring books, stickers, prints, greeting cards, journals, coasters, and t-shirts from her designs.




Facebook: @jacquicsmithillustrations

Instagram: @jacquicsmith




Hosted by Samuel J. Ashe II, MBA



Jacqui C. Smith Illustrations

Jacqui C. Smith