Kay Rose is a freelance illustrator/designer working out of the greater Boston Area from her home studio, with feline assistant, Coco.  She works full-time as a graphic designer and is a proud member of the SCBWI.

Kay has always had a passion for illustrating and storytelling, all the way back to the MS Paint days. She has a strong passion for Children’s Media, Young Adult Literature, and everything sequential art.

Currently, she writes and illustrates HADES SON, a webcomic posted on Webtoon.

On her Etsy shop, She sells custom portraits, original work, stickers and greeting cards. Prints can be found on InPrnt.

Kay can be found at various festivals & conventions around the Boston area selling her wares throughout the year. 

When she's not creating, she enjoys reading, video games, baking and netflix.

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  • Wicked Strange” | Brookline Arts Center | 2018

  • Night Owls” | 301 Gallery | 2018

  • All Senior Show” | Montserrat Gallery | 2018

  • Artraegous! Auction | 2018

  • Prehistoric” | Schlosberg Gallery | 2018

  • Persuade Me” | 301 Gallery | 2017

    Cryptic” | 301 Gallery | 2016


  • “Getaway House” Artist Residency and Fellowship | 2018

  • Montserrat Illustration Ambassador Award | 2018