Inspirations From Asian Creatives


Express Myself in Collage, New York and Shanghai-Based Illustrator Luyi Wang

Luyi Wang is an award-winning illustrator and gallery artist based in New York. She finished her BA in Camberwell College of Art in London and her MFA in Maryland Institute College of Art, respectively. She creates whimsical and childlike works spanning both narrative and commercial illustration. Her work has been recognized by several awards and exhibited inContinue reading “Express Myself in Collage, New York and Shanghai-Based Illustrator Luyi Wang”

Stay Positive and Enjoy Creating Art, NYC-Based Visual Artist Pegah Naserifar

Pegah Naserifar is a Visual Effects MFA graduate from Savannah College of Art and Design. Her works mainly create physics-based effects such as fire, smoke, water, and various kinds of destruction for advertising, films, and games. She is a VFX artist based in NYC.  We’d love to hear how you got started. Can you tellContinue reading “Stay Positive and Enjoy Creating Art, NYC-Based Visual Artist Pegah Naserifar”

Stay Young in Mind, LA-Based Illustrator Cadie Long

Cadie Can Long (龍燦) is a freelance illustrator and fine artist based in Los Angeles. She grew up in China, studied Film as an undergraduate, and earned a Master of Fine Arts degree in Painting (2018). Through her art, Cadie explores Nature, mythology, life, and the human psyche. She specializes in using digital applications, watercolor,Continue reading “Stay Young in Mind, LA-Based Illustrator Cadie Long”

Ask “What If”, New York-Based Artist Phyllis Yao

Phyllis Yao graduated from the Rhode Island School of Design with a BFA in Painting, where she was a recipient of the Florence Leif Award. Since then, she has been an artist-in-residence at Lijiang Studio in Yunnan province, China, and has exhibited in New York, Philadelphia, Colorado and Rhode Island. Phyllis’ many loves include hipContinue reading “Ask “What If”, New York-Based Artist Phyllis Yao”



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