Xuni Gong (Shirley Gong) is a freelance illustrator based in Chongqing, China. She loves traditional Oriental culture. Classic Chinese painting and Japanese ukiyo-e art are amongst her main influences. She enjoys using lines and unsaturated color to create her works.
Her academic qualifications include two degrees in art and design. She obtained a bachelor’s degree in Oil Painting from Sichuan Fine Art Institution, China and also holds a master’s degree in Illustration from the Savannah College of Art and Design, USA.
DailyUniqueness-Oil Painting-21# Sichuan Fine Arts Institute Student Artworks Annual Display-Outstanding Artwork Award-2014
Excellence of Painting on Paper – Appointment – Oil Painting – 2014
China Top Eight Fine Arts School Excellent Student Painting on Paper Display-2014
Sidewalk Arts Festival in Savannah-Graduate Student Award-2016
Three × Three International Illustration-Student Honorable Mention-2017
Applied Arts Magazine-Student Awards-2018
iJungle Illustration Awards-Self-Promotion Merit Award-2018
A freelance illustrator who is striving to upgrade, likes to depict women with different styles, and pursues freely lines and colors. Since her formal contact with illustrations in 2016, she has participated in the co-publication of children’s books “Dalin and Xiaolin”, “Xiaoming Goes to Catch Mountains”, “Cat Stories Collection” (forthcoming publication), etc. Since 2017, she has become a signed illustrator of “Children’s Story King”, the monthly magazine of Zhejiang Children’s Publishing House. Additionally, her a series of works, “Baby Tadpoles Look for Their Mother”, has been listed in the “2017 Golden Pinwheel Young Illustrators Competition”. At present, she is mainly engaged in illustration work of children’s books and magazines.
I like to draw people, animals and buildings. I draw the place I’ve visited, the people I met, the animals I saw and the food I ate like a diary, record drops of my life and make empathy with people. I believe the empathy will create our pretty world.
Hello everyone, I’m 01, from Taiwan.
I like to graffiti when I was young.The goal is to become an illustrator,I feel that I am still at various stages of exploration.
Wing YungJanet Tam 谭颖融
谭颖融出生于香港；2018 年以一级荣誉毕业于英国纽卡西 尔 大学主修建筑学。她中学时修读艺术与设计课程，于 2015年入围sovereign art foundation多媒体绘画比赛，作品于第四届Affordable art fair香港会议展览中心展出。除了 课堂上接触艺术，还有在校外学油画拓展了她对不同时期的画风的了解和探索。透过多幅风景写生及人物描绘为她打了稳固的基础，她开始创作属于自己的作品。于2018十月， 她开始在电脑绘画并发现电绘的独特可能性有别与传统媒体。她在 Instagram(little_lazy_catepillar)上传以一条虫为主角的日常涂鸦。这次展品创作内容偏写实，透过画画纪录不同时期的经历。
Janet is born and raised in Hong Kong, majored in BAArchitecture in the UK. She spent most of her time withtraditional oil painting for approximately 6 years as a hobby andhad branched off to explore different possibilities in digital artin the end of 2018. With her interest in portrait painting, shestudied paintings from different countries ranging from theclassics to the modern period. She continued to draw andillustrate in her spare time and therefore developed a strong skillin figure painting. She is mostly influenced by impressionism,an art movement that emphasis on the use of color to convey theatmosphere between the subject and its surrounding as seen inher works. On the other hand, she has also explored inchildren’s illustration and has created a character with a themeon her instagram for fun. She is open to explore differentmediums and its characteristics. And as a beginner artist, she isstill exploring on her style and focus to establish bothtraditionally and digitally.
– 2015 Sovereign Art foundation school art prize (finalist,exhibited in the Hong Kong Convention And Exhibition Centre)
– 2015-2018 Newcastle University BA Architecture degree
◉ 2019 AIF亚洲插画艺术节
公众展期｜2019年8月30日(五) – 9月1日(日)
展览时间｜10:00 – 21:00
◉ 2019 ASIA ILLUSTRATION FAIR
DATES ｜ 2019.08.30 (Fri) – 09.01 (Sun)
MEDIA & VIP ｜ 2019.08.29 (Thu)
HOURS ｜ 10:00 – 21:00
LOCATION ｜ Powerlong Museum, Shanghai City
ORGANIZER ｜ Powerlong Museum, Artogather Culture and Art (Shanghai) Co., Ltd.
CURATOR ｜ Andy Yen
WEBSITE | www.asiaillustrationfair.com