Kimothy Joy is a Denver-based artist and social activist whose signature style combines watercolor and ink pen with hand lettering. Her work appeared around the world following the 2017 Women's March on Washington, and she has since contributed art to and collaborated with Melinda Gates, I AM THAT GIRL, She's The First, Gucci, Juniper Books, author Jessica Bennett, and poets Nikita Gill and Cleo Wade. Her work has also been featured on media platforms such as the Huffington Post; Teen Vogue; Refinery29; Glamour; O, The Oprah Magazine; and many more. Kimothy's artwork aims to add a sincere and hopeful message of empowerment to women and girls.
"Kimothy's illustrations are some of The Huffington Post's most
successful graphics to date. They consistently engage our audiences
in conversations about intersectional feminism, legacy and
resistance." -- Savannah O'Leary, Multimedia Producer, The
"Kimothy's illustrations are a beautiful addition to The Huffington Post's Women's History Month campaign because she presents these historic women in such an artistic and unique way. The beautiful portraits paired with these groundbreaking women's words have been shared widely by the Huffington Post audience." -- Alanna Vagianos, Editor, Huffpost Women
"A stunning book that celebrates a diverse group of inspirational women, from Maya Angelou to Malala Yousafzai. The book features illustrations and quotes with illuminating biographies to inspire women of all ages and backgrounds." -- Hello Sunshine
"[Joy's] work combines art and insight in the same tradition as Kalman's. I reach for That's What She Said whenever I'm looking to feel re-energized in the fight for women's issues." -- Alexandra Sacks, for TED's Winter Reading List