Jason Cole grew up in Barbados and then studied fine art print making in England before becoming an illustrator. His art has been featured in story books, text books and a newspaper comic strip in Barbados.
He is also a talented magician, which helps greatly in his current role as a pre-school instructor. He will be using this skill at the Festival when he participates in the Children’s Reading Convocation and the Children’s Tent at the Festival Village.
He has published four children’s books, based on the personalities of the 2 to 4-year old children he encounters daily. The books, “Cricket is My Game,” “Learning to Surf,” “Me and Max” and “Butterflies, Beetles and Bugs,” have received many awards.