Jayel Draco

Illustrator/designer, co-creator, & co-publisher of Tracy Queen

Jayel Draco (He/They) is a multi-disciplinary visual artist who graduated from the School of Visual Arts in Manhattan in 2003 with a BFA in Illustration, and continued his arts education taking electives at Hofstra University and Pratt. He has done freelance work as an art director, illustrator, animator, graphic designer, VFX technician, and web designer on a variety of multimedia projects. His animation work for Wagner‚Äôs Die Walk√ľre¬†(conducted by James Levine and directed by Robert LePage) was shown at the Metropolitan Opera in New York City, and his animation work for Marvel‚Äôs¬†Astonishing X-Men¬†(written by Joss Whedon, illustrated by John Cassaday, and directed by¬†Neal Adams) was projected onto the side of a building in Union Square at MarvelFest. He recently left a four-year stint of working at Neal Adams Continuity Studios¬†as a web designer, animator, and VFX technician to focus on developing¬†Oneshi Press. Jayel continues to work with¬†Continuity Studios¬†along with a plethora of other clients on a freelance basis.