Student Scholarship Exhibitor List

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Alex Jia
Current illustration major student at Art Center College of Design.
Alexis Mohammed
Alexis Mohammed is an upcoming junior at Syracuse University, majoring in illustration and minoring in computer gaming. She is heavily inspired by visual development artists working in the video game and film industries, finding the backgrounds they create fascinating. Made with acrylic gouache, Alexis’s own environment paintings explore a multitude of subjects and themes, all relating back to her love of science fiction.
Amanda Lee Greene
As an artist and illustrator, I try to create images that connect with people, often drawing upon themes of childhood and memory. I work in a dimensional style, crafting physical puppets and scenes that are then photographed to obtain a final illustration. I prefer the tactility of working this way and feel that it gives my work a sense of physicality.
Angela Wang
Angela is an illustrator who loves good stories, bright colors, and dark themes.
Angelie Yap
At the crossroads of illustration, graphic design, and storytelling, you’ll find Angelie Yap. She was born and raised in Livingston, New Jersey on Taylor ham and cheese sandwiches. Her love of art began with weekly library visits and with daily crayon doodles on scrap paper. She now spends (a little) less time with crayons and is pursuing a Bachelor in Fine Arts in Illustration with concentrations in Graphic Design and Book Arts at the Maryland Institute College of Art.
Angie Hewitt
Angie Hewitt is an artist, illustrator, and animator currently studying at the Maryland Institute College of Art. Her work consists of line based illustrations, punchy color combinations, and instills dreamlike wonder. Inspired by unconventional concepts, she focuses on creating drawings that communicate interesting, new ideas and wants to be a storyteller in every way possible!
Anson Yuen Shan Lin
Anson Lin is an illustrator-storyteller from Hong Kong, fascinated by giant fish and creation myths. Though she works mostly digitally, Anson recently began exploring paint mediums. She also enjoys experimenting with large scale canvases and saturated colors. A lot of her art features mountain and forest motifs as a nod to her Chinese name. Her first short comic Hyacinth is aimed to be published during Summer 2019.
Anthony Smith
I am a student at Ringling College of Art and Design majoring in Illustration. I like to appreciate the magic in small details of the world around me, and I hope to encourage my audience to slow down and take in all there is to see.

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Barrett Capistran
Barrett Capistran is an illustrator and printmaker based out of Philadelphia PA. He is a graduate of the University of the Arts, where he now teaches part-time in their Pre-College program. Whether created with pen, brush, gouge or knife, his work is rooted in the act of drawing. He often works quickly and his images are characterized by ownership of his intrinsic mark-making and narrative expression.
Becki Shu
I spend my free time petting dogs and making warm drinks.
Ben Miller
Ben Miller is a senior illustration student at Utah Valley University. He spends his days preparing for a life and career in illustration. He resides in South Jordan Utah with his supportive wife of ten years, and two young daughters who appear to be preparing for a career in art direction.
Blaise Rhein
I am entering my junior year at one of the nation's leading art and design colleges, College for Creative Studies in Detroit, Michigan, pursuing a Bachelor of Fine Arts degree in Illustration, with additional coursework in Industrial Design. I am working to be an illustrator and concept artist for the film and game industries. I am currently seeking summer internships.
Bowen Tan
Bowen Tan is an Illustrator from Shanghai, China. He is currently working and living in Emeryville, California. He received his BFA in Illustration at California College of the Arts in 2018. His art is influenced by the culture of China and United States. Recently he is working on his children's book.
Brittany Mack
Currently in San Francisco, Brittany Mack is now an artist/illustrator and student getting her BFA in illustration at California College of the Arts and will be graduating in 2020. She has created dozens of illustrations from a wide range of multi-media subjects that exemplifies the thinking of her humor, identity, relatability, shape, and color within conceptual interpretations. Today, she continues to pursue her dreams of one day becoming an Art Director in New York City.
Brittany Mack
Currently in San Francisco, Brittany Mack is now an artist/illustrator and student getting her BFA in illustration at California College of the Arts and will be graduating in 2020. She has created dozens of illustrations from a wide range of multi-media subjects that exemplifies the thinking of her humor, identity, relatability, shape, and color within conceptual interpretations. Today, she continues to pursue her dreams of one day becoming an Art Director in New York City.

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Caitlin Taduran
Caitlin is a sophomore currently pursuing a BFA in Illustration at the Fashion Institute of Technology. She often exhibits tones of subtle surrealism in her work, using primarily graphite, pen and ink, oil grisailles, and digital coloring as her media of choice. While she always strives to broaden her skill set and experiment with new techniques and mediums, her work remains largely embedded in her fundamental love for drawing.
Chutian Tao
Chutian Tao is an award-winning illustrator, designer and GIF artist from China. He will receive his BFA in illustration major degree from Maryland Institute College of Art in 2019. His work has been recognized by Society of Illustrators, 3x3 Magazine, Creative Quarterly, and MICA Competitive scholarships. His illustration work for the past three years has focused on revealing different aspects of society, politics, and daily life, and inspirations for the work are drawn from his personal life
Cindy Kang
Cindy Kang is an award-winning illustrator born and raised in Seoul, Korea. She moved to New York in pursuit of her creative passions, where she received a BFA in Illustration. Her works are inspired by places she lives in or visits, people she meets, her feelings, and precious little objects. Combining digital techniques and traditional media, she illustrates heartwarming moments in various styles. Cindy is currently living and working in New York.
Cindy Kang
Cindy Kang is an award-winning illustrator born and raised in Seoul, Korea. She moved to New York in pursuit of her creative passions, where she received a BFA in Illustration. Her works are inspired by places she lives in or visits, people she meets, her feelings, and precious little objects. Combining digital techniques and traditional media, she illustrates heartwarming moments in various styles. Cindy is currently living and working in New York.
Colin Coviello
I am a multidimensional illustrator. I live to experience the endlessly unusual world around us all, so that I can expand the realm that my creations originate from.    Through the bizarre, entertaining, and lovable designs of my characters and environments, I strive to inspire the often-lost imaginative child inside all of us.
Connie Cordon
Connie is an illustrator based in Brooklyn, NY. She received a BFA in Communications Design at Pratt Institute in 2018. She uses both mediums of drawing and collage to create images that are inspired from others personal experiences and memories.
Cristina Piecuch
Cristina is an illustrator from Michigan. She currently studies at Grand Valley State University where she is majoring in Studio Art with an emphasis in Illustration. She likes working in mixed media and experimenting how different materials work with one another. Her work often focuses on light and dark compositional balance to evoke broader meaning.

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Danlin Zhang
I'm a New York Based Illustrator from China, currently enrolled at MICA in Illustration BFA, Graphic Design concentration. I do editorial, lifestyle advertising, picture books and willing to take any challenge. My biggest hobbies are traveling and my experiences are full of fascinating and vivid memories of world cultures, which continually inspire me.
Dion MBD
Dion MBD is an illustrator who focuses himself in crafting illustrations mostly for printed media such as books, editorials and album covers. His works revolve around surreal portrayals of real feelings derived from mundane daily encounters. He really hopes that people can find themselves in every image that he makes.
Dora Wang
Dora Wang is a New York-based illustrator and artist. She is originally from China. She attended Massachusetts College of Art and Design (MassArt), majoring in Illustration for her undergraduate degree. She is currently attending the Illustration as Visual Essay Graduate program at School of Visual Arts in New York.
Dora Wang
Dora Wang is a New York-based illustrator and artist. She is originally from China. She attended Massachusetts College of Art and Design (MassArt), majoring in Illustration for her undergraduate degree. She is currently attending the Illustration as Visual Essay Graduate program at School of Visual Arts in New York.

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Eileen Holland
Eileen Holland graduating senior at Rhode Island School of Design, with an interest in storytelling through illustration, motion, and typography.
Elizabeth McConaughy-Oliver
I am an artist, and illustrator originally from Salt Lake City, currently living in San Francisco. My work uses design elements to work and play with conceptional thinking, the messages I portrait represent how I see society from small places, to big cities. My interpretations of life imitate past, and present experiences that I see critical for people to understand, and for humanity to moved forward in a social context.
Ellie Fortier
Ellie Fortier is a painter and illustrator from the Greater Boston area. Influenced by her surroundings, each of her paintings reflects an aspect of her experiences in daily life, sometimes through the lens of derealization and depersonalization. With a primary focus in acrylic painting, Ellie conveys complex moods in her pieces through the use of smooth, flat colors and selective line work to create intriguing scenes of daily life that push the boundaries between reality and imagination.
Emelie Thomas
Born and raised in Knoxville, Tennessee, Emelie just graduated with an MFA in illustration from Ringling College of Art and Design. Combining traditional mediums with digital ones she makes a variety of work including children's books, editorial work, and packaging design.
Emma DeBobes
A raw depiction of skewed self perception coated in paint, clinging to cradled wood.

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Fan Pu
Fan Pu is an illustrator from China. She is currently working on her final year of BFA Illustration at the School of Visual Arts. She lives in Brooklyn with a cat, and she is obsessed with owls, frogs, and ducks. She loves to work with printmaking and mixed media.

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Gina Kang
Gina Kang is an Illustration student currently studying at Rhode Island School of Design. Just like her broad interest in humanities, her portfolio showcases works consisting of wide range of media and subjects. As much as she enjoys creating atmospheric drawings and paintings, she uses graphic design as a vehicle of problem solving. As an artist and designer, illustrator and storyteller, she strives to create art works that would provoke strong emotion and have significant impact on viewers.
Grace Arredondo
A Boston-based designer and illustrator, in my work I place concept as the most important component of every piece that I take on. I love coming up with different ideas and visuals and the challenge that comes with trying to find an unexpected or unexplored solution to a prompt or design. My brain has a lot to say, my job is to give it a way to speak.

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Haiwa Wu
Haiwa is an artist from San Diego, California, currently studying illustration at the Academy of Art University in San Francisco. She has a great love for playful, whimsical characters. She creates art to delight viewers and tell stories, putting careful thought into every aspect of design so her characters appeal and resonate with audiences.
Hannah Frandsen
Hannah Frandsen is an emerging illustrator from Welland, Ontario, Canada currently majoring in illustration at OCAD U in Toronto. She uses her work to romanticize the mundane, drawing inspiration from themes of hope, nostalgia, and her own experiences existing as a human being. She likes piña coladas and getting caught in the rain.
Hannah Frandsen
Hannah Frandsen is an emerging illustrator from Welland, Ontario, Canada currently majoring in illustration at OCAD U in Toronto. She uses her work to romanticize the mundane, drawing inspiration from themes of hope, nostalgia, and her own experiences existing as a human being. She likes piña coladas and getting caught in the rain.
Hannah Moog
Hannah Moog is an artist and illustrator from Burke Virginia. She uses a variety of mediums to bring her whimsical characters into the physical world, often utalizing the mediums of books and fibers to create humorous, intimate and interactive work. Pattern obsessed, her work is influenced by fashion history, quilting traditions and the importance of hugs.
Haolin Chi
Haolin (Vanilla) Chi is an Illustrator and cartoonist, who is currently a sophomore at School of Visual Arts. Tragedies and nostalgia are always the main themes in her works. Inspired by the stream of consciousness, she is developing her own way to portray innermost corners.

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Jamie Green
I am an illustrator, designer and novice wild woman. My style focuses on the strange and fun aspects of exploration, in all areas of life. I hope that those viewing my work can feel a sense of adventure and curiosity and perhaps take a moment to connect with the child within themselves.
Jamie Green
I am an illustrator, designer and novice wild woman. My style focuses on the strange and fun aspects of exploration, in all areas of life. I hope that those viewing my work can feel a sense of adventure and curiosity and perhaps take a moment to connect with the child within themselves.
Jamie Nicole Kazebee
Jamie is a San Diego based Illustrator, graduating from the Academy of Art University in SF Spring of 2019. She works in mixed media, combining traditional and digital techniques, and considers gouache her favorite medium. She loves to emphasize people and nature in her work, portraying a variety of colors and scenery inspired by different parts of the world.
Jamiel Law
I am a creative thinker, problem-solver, and illustrator born and raised in Sarasota, Florida, but currently living in Brooklyn, New York. I recently obtained my BFA degree from Ringling College of Art and Design in Illustration. I aim to constantly learn about the world around me through quiet observation and to present that through my artwork in a different and fresh way. The goal is to create work that resonates with others and establishes a genuine connection through its relevance.
Jekkalin dela Paz
Jekkalin is a Toronto-based illustrator who is currently a student in Seneca College’s Independent Illustration program. She specializes in different types of illustration and works with traditional (mainly graphite) and digital media. She also enjoys painting and graphic design. When she isn’t making art, she likes to play the piano and cello. She also likes to drink tea.
Jennifer Xiao
Jennifer Xiao is an extremely talented, funny, cool, smart, professional, hard working, humble, and award winning freelance illustrator.
Jesse David Scott
This piece is one of many, illustrating memory and the fragility of childhood. The images are created using graphite on paper, in small scale in order to make the viewers feel a sense of intimacy with the pieces. By taking on a difficult topic to discuss, the images portray a feeling of uneasiness and mystery in order to have a real emotional impact on the viewer, whether they know the meaning behind the images or not.
JI MIN HWANG
My goal is to capture the moment when my life views and my experiences clicked together. Everyone has gone through these specific moments at some point. I want people to associate their own memories by looking at my paintings as they appreciate things around them and look for silver linings.
Jimin Suh
Jimin Suh was born in South Korea and lived couple years in New Jersey. She is a BFA candidate majoring in Illustration at Maryland Institute College of Art with concentration in Book Arts. Her true passion comes from using various colors with traditional mediums. She loves to read and make picture books for both children's and adults. Her favorite part of creating process is writing thoughts as poetry then turning them into drawings. Of course, a true lover of drawing horses. 
Jimin Suh
Jimin Suh was born in South Korea and raised in New Jersey. She is a BFA candidate majoring in Illustration at Maryland Institute College of Art with concentration in Book Arts. Her true passion comes from using various colors with traditional mediums. She loves to read and make picture books for both children's and adults. Her favorite part of creating process is writing thoughts as poetry then turning them into drawings. Of course, a true lover of drawing horses.
Jin Xia
Jin Xia grew up in picturesque East China before coming to study in America. She recently got her BFA in Communication Design from Washington University in St. Louis, where Jin naturally fell in love with illustration. Shape and texture compose her visual language, and she is fascinated with creating atmospheric space to evoke emotions. Future Jin will keep exploring new materials and messing up her sketchbooks. She is excited about her next adventure.
Joanne Ji Young Kim
Joanne Kim is an illustrator based in Los Angeles. She grew up in Seoul, Korea until the age of 10 when she immigrated to the States. She studied illustration at ArtCenter College of Design, and has done editorial illustrations for the New York Times. Her works were also selected to be in American Illustration 38 and New American Painting 139.
Jonell Joshua
Jonell is an illustrator based in Brooklyn, NY and a graduate of Pratt Institute. Jonell loves creating hand-drawn illustrations and animations that cover cultural topics such as music, dance, and sports. She also pulls a lot of her inspiration from the feeling of nostalgia. Since graduating, Jonell has worked with clients including Buzzfeed, and has created the title card and illustrations for the film Selah and the Spades, which premiered at the Sundance Film Festival.
Joy Liu
Joy Liu is an illustrator and graphic designer with a BFA degree from the Rhode Island School of Design, currently based in the NYC metropolitan area. Her interest lies in how ideas, stories, and culture are communicated through interdisciplinary methods. In her downtime, she enjoys watching/analyzing films and making good food for people.
Justin Valliere
I am an Artist and Illustrator working under the moniker Black Coffiend Illustration. I grew up in southern New Hampshire, but have called Massachusetts my home for the past six years. My work is heavily influenced by an eclectic mixture of childhood nostalgia, humor, and things that go bump in the night. I have always been fascinated by the paranormal as well as the energy surrounding anything historic. I absolutely love comics, film, music, books, and cartoons.

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Kaitlyn Hanson
Kaitlyn Hanson is a graduating senior from the New Hampshire Institute of Art. They will be pursuing their masters degree in Art Education next year, and plan on teaching while working as an illustrator. Kaitlyn's interest in illustration came from literature, and they hope to continue working in children's illustration and book illustration while teaching.
Kathy Guo
Kathy Guo is an interdisciplinary maker at the Maryland Institute College of Art, working with wood, fibers, and Illustration. Aside from obsessing about color and texture, her practice explores relationships, family, and childhood. Through her work, she seeks to amplify the emotions unique to socio-political-cultural happenstances or universal human experience.
Kelsey Heaton
Kelsey is an illustrator and designer with a versatile style who focuses on creating humorous and quirky artwork. She is a recent grad from Columbus College of Art & Design and is excited to continue working on fun new projects.
Kirstie Koeppl
Kirstie Koeppl is an illustrator hailing from New Hampshire with a focus on the bizarre and surreal. She is currently graduating from the New Hampshire Institute of Art with a degree in Illustration. After graduation she hopes to continue pursuing fun and fantastical projects.
Kohei New
I am a trans illustrator from California. I started out by drawing Kirby fan art at around three or four. From there I never stopped drawing- I would doodle in every class and while I was supposed to be doing homework. I had a great, powerful love for the worlds I could create and make real on the page. There was a pressure for me to go into STEM or Law, which ironically made me want to escape into drawing even more. Eventually, I was lucky enough to pursue my childhood dream at Pratt.

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Laurel Manning
Laurel Manning is an aspiring visual development artist from Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. Her illustrations often feature detailed line work and eye-catching light. Her work captures the essence of a specific moment in time in order to evoke an emotional response from the viewer. She is relocating to Los Angeles to pursue her dreams of working professionally within the animation industry.
Laurie Perng
Laurie Perng is a designer and illustrator from the Bay Area. She received a BFA in Communication Design at Washington University in St. Louis in 2019. Her work combines analog and digital mediums to achieve a more tactile, handmade quality.
Lucy Gombas
This is one piece from a series of illustrations based around Slavic bad omens. This particular omen is about never returning home just to retrieve something you forgot. Looking in the mirror can neutralize this effect (or not!) To view the whole series & more work, visit my website!
Lucy Gombas
A series of homes for Baba Yaga

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liam mahoney
My Tarzan poster began with the idea of white space, and how the jungle and the idea of love fit into design. featuring both Tarzan and Jane
liam mahoney
an alternative version for the film Tarzan
liam mahoney
Liam Mahoney, is an illustrator, designer, and video artist located in the Boston Massachusetts area. Most of the time Liam is biking, drawing, He is often working in his sketchbook and looking for ways to make his skills better. He primarily works in pen and ink, and colors his work digitally. He also uses scanned in textures.

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Maddie Brewer
On a rainy day in April of 1997.... Maddie Brewer emerged from the swampy marshlands of northern Illinois... At 18 she was shipped off to Rhode Island to experience the pure ecstasy of majoring in Illustration and Animation at the Rhode Island School of Design. Whether it's in her children's books, animations, comics, or other illustrated works, Maddie Brewer mostly just wants to make people laugh, and then think, and then maybe vomit? Probably in that order.
Maddy Price
Maddy Price is an illustrator, cartoonist, and animator from Portland, OR. A recent graduate from Pratt Institute, she now works as a freelance illustrator based in Brooklyn, NY.
Madison Hall
Madison Hall is a Richmond, VA based illustrator and print maker raised in South Carolina and is a recent graduate of VCUarts. Her illustrations are often inspired by the experience of living in the American South and outdoor exploration. She favors any medium that lends itself to tactility and historic process and incorporates letterpress, risograph, and silk screen printing into her illustrations of weird places half-imagined and vignettes of places where only the Loblolly pine grows.
Maria Rodriguez
"Malinche, La Virgen Maria, Juana Ines" is about the connection these three historical women in Mexico have to one another.
Maria Rodriguez
"Malinche, La Virgen Maria, Juana Ines" is about the connection these three historical women in Mexico have to one another.
Maude Njoku
Originally from Washington, DC, Maude is currently a Boston based artist and illustrator. They graduated from Massachusetts College of Art and Design in 2019 with a BFA in Illustration. Their preferred medium is a variety of inks and graphite, as well as digital media. They like to describe their favorite subjects as "birds, bugs and bones."
Megan Ruiz
Megan Ruiz earned her Illustration degree at Ringling College of Art and Design. While at Ringling, she was awarded the Gold Juror's Award at the Best of Ringling Show, juried by Brian Ajhar. Megan was also awarded second place in the Illest of Illustration Show, juried by Peter Mohrbacher. Megan recently Kickstarted a book consisting of her original artwork. The project aimed to fully illustrate lost sketchbook gems. Megan plans to continue to create these images even after the project's end.
Melanie Loiacono
Melanie is an illustrator and designer currently based in New York. She recently received her B.F.A. in Illustration from Savannah College of Art and Design. She likes to create humorous eye-catching images and find the perfect typeface or hand-letter to compliment it.
Michele Scott
Hello! My name is Michele Scott and I’m a graphic designer and illustrator based in Philadelphia, PA. I’ve been illustrating for 3 years now. I take full use of my creativity and imagination to create colorful illustrations in my style. I love to do freelance work and self-authored work! Making people smile, laugh, and feel emotion through my work is what is most important to me.
Moe Farhat
Moe Farhat grew up in a suburban town called Mississauga, located on the outskirts of Toronto. He works as a freelance Illustrator based in Mississauga specializing in bright, intuitive and conceptual drawings. In 2013, he had a career shift from math to pursue illustration and he continues to work on several personal projects currently. Most days, he can be found in his studio drinking coffee and eye-twitching away through his work progress.

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Ornella X. Plialis
Ornella Xariklea Plialis is an illustrator, printmaker and motion artist based out of Philadelphia. She was born in London but spent most of her life in Thessaloniki, Greece, immigrating to the United States in 2012. Her artistic journey began in Brighton, UK where she completed an Associate’s Degree in Art & Design. Ornella completed her BFA in Illustration and Printmaking at the University of the Arts.

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Paola Gomez
I am a fine artist born and raised in Chicago. I specialize in gouache and watercolor and I am mostly inspired by the sense of individuality of urban people and the way they carry themselves. I recently graduated with a BFA from the American Academy of Art in April 2019.

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Rika Nakayama
Rika Nakayama is an artist, animator and Illustrator from Japan, currently studying at Rhode Island School of Design. She writes stories since childhood and has found animation as a magical vehicle of storytelling. Her current animated films focus on investigating various styles and mixed media, creating bizarre, dreamlike worlds. At her downtime, she loves traveling and reading manga or theoretical physics books.

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Salwa Majoka
Salwa Majoka is an illustrator and visual development artist graduating from OCAD University in Toronto, Canada. Her work is focused in visual storytelling and she is motivated by the opportunity to communicate strong moods and messages through her work, concentrating on the use of colour and light to do so. Salwa’s treatment of images as story moments is pertinent to her passion for designing narratives in various stages of production and telling her own stories someday.
Sarah Dickover
I am an Illustration student at RCAD, working towards becoming a children's book illustrator! I enjoying making illustrations that ignite a sense of joy and warmth. Illustrating for children’s books has settled well with me because often times when people are reflecting back on their childhoods, they speak fondly of the books that they grew up on, and I want to be able to create something that children growing up will be able to love and be nostalgic towards when they get older.
Sean Walton
I'm a motion graphics artist based in Atlanta. I go by osean world ˭̡̞(◞⁎˃ᆺ˂)◞*✰
Shannon Ryan
Shannon is a freelance illustrator in Philadelphia working in a variety of traditional materials, often depicting themes of memory, childhood, and dreams.
Sharon Lai
Sharon Lai is a student, illustrator, and painter at the Maryland Institute College of Arts. She loves what she does and hopes to continue growing as an artist.
Sharon Lai
Sharon Lai is a student, illustrator, and painter at the Maryland Institute College of Arts. She loves what she does and hopes to continue growing as an artist.
Shyaoman Zhang
Shyaoman Zhang was born and raised in Michigan and is currently pursuing a BFA in Illustration at the Rhode Island School of Design.
Shyaoman Zhang
Shyaoman Zhang is currently pursuing a BFA in Illustration at the Rhode Island School of Design. She spends her summer months in China hiking mountains. Her work includes mixed, traditional, and digital mediums.
Sylvia Bi
Sylvia Bi is a graduating senior at the Rhode Island School of Design, majoring in Illustration with a concentration in Animation. As an artist working in both feature/TV animation and publishing, she wants to introduce her audience to diverse, vibrant worlds and adventure no matter where in the world they are! In her spare time, you can catch Sylvia reading a terrifying number of fantasy novels, flailing around on ice skates, and casually climbing rooftops.

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Taylor Karnes
I am an illustrator born and raised in the midwest, United States. I am currently living and exploring in the city of Nashville, TN. My passion is to create beautiful imagery, taking inspiration from much of the natural world, such as florals and foliage, as well as fashion and nostalgia. I enjoy creating illustrations that evoke a sense of playfulness. I use a range of materials, including traditional mediums like gouache, watercolors and ink, while I also enjoy working digitally.
The Classic of Mountains and Seas
This illustration is one of pieces in the series inspired from the book called The Classic of Mountains and Seas. The book is about Chinese mythologies. This piece illustrated the story in the land of the virtuous.
Thien-Huong (Allison) Vu
Allison Vu is recent graduate from California College of the Arts. She likes to challenge herself with new mediums and concepts in her illustrations. She especially enjoys drawing with paper cuts. She hopes to move to New York City after graduation to start her freelance career in illustration.
Tilda Rose Sladek
Tilda Rose is an illustrator based out of Philadelphia. Born and raised in Helsinki, Finland, she later moved to the United States to practice illustration. Her work balances between drawing and painting to create tactile and multi-layered imagery.
Toni Strow
Salutations! I'm Toni, a small illustrator with a big craving for adventure. Stuck in the musky heat of central Florida, I tend to take a lot of inspiration from the little things I actually enjoy here, like the choruses of frogs singing on rainy summer evenings!

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Varvara Nedilska
Varvara Nedilska is a Toronto-based artist and illustrator studying at OCAD University. Originally from Kiev, Ukraine, Varvara loves to draw and paint, taking inspiration from surrealist art movements as well as printmaking, folk and medieval art.

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Yuewei Shi
Yuewei Shi is a Chinese Illustrator currently based in New York. She is also a sophomore illustration student at School of Visual Arts, who does illustrations, children’s books, printmaking and crafts. Most of her inspirations come from daily life, but with her wild imagination, her works often take on curious and offbeat perspectives.
Yuewei Shi
Yuewei Shi is a Chinese Illustrator currently based in New York. She is also a sophomore illustration student at School of Visual Arts, who does illustrations, children’s books, printmaking and crafts. Most of her inspirations come from daily life, but with her wild imagination, her works often take on curious and offbeat perspectives.
Yuri Knighten
Yuri Knighten is a senior Illustration student at California College of the Arts. Originally from Washington State they graduated Tacoma School of the Arts and began creating three dimensional work under the mentorship of prominent Tacoma artist Jeremy Gregory. Yuri would like to dedicate this honor to their mother Hiroko Knighten who's love and wisdom made many things possible. Special thanks to Jim “Jimbo” Knighten, Aki Knighten and Sugar the Dog for the greatest support and critique in life.