Yoo Young Chun
Yoo Young Chun is an artist studying at the Penny W. Stamps School of Art and Design at the University of Michigan. Her work focuses on expressing her observations of human interaction and behavior through bright colors and exaggerations of the human form. While she specializes in 2D traditional and digital art, she’s always looking for ways to expand the ways she uses art to communicate with the world. Yoo Young spends a lot of her time drawing, overusing the Instagram story feature, and daydreaming about different kinds of tea.
Arwa Halai is a desi teen girl, a devoted art journalist, an avid DIY-er, a collage artist, and a collector of stickers and all things glittery based in Karachi, Pakistan. When it comes to making art, she is open to experimenting with new mediums; from embroidery and crochet, to paper and digital art, she’s got it covered!
Lay Hoon AKA Arty Guava is a Vancouver-based illustrator and graphic designer. Her moniker encompasses her two greatest loves, art and guavas. She was born and raised on the beautiful island of Penang, Malaysia. Her illustrations are often inspired by womanhood, different cultures, island life, and nature. In her free time, she loves to spend time with her 3-year-old son and explore nature parks.
Damien Jeon is a New York-based illustrator, blending fantasy and reality, evoking dream-like scenes. Her colorful and detailed compositions take place in ordinary locations with extraordinary circumstances. The works are sensual and conceptual, inspired by glam-rock nostalgia. Jeon graduated from the School of Visual Arts.
Hannah Kang is a tired skater boy who likes to illustrate and paint. She can often be found dozing off in class. She dreams of spending her days in art museums and growing her Hawaiian shirt collection.
Bee Lachenal is an artist from the Philippines. Her artwork tends to be fun and colorful but aims to speak to and for the people with a hint of her own bizarre imagination. She finds discovering and learning new things amusing, and she fancies coffee and cats and all things weird.
Grace Smith is a feminist, artist, and explorer. She’s spent most of her life in Southern California, where her life revolves around art, friendship, and the ocean. Speaking out and exploring nature is Grace’s life.
Julia Tabor is a Filipina art and design student currently residing in Manila, Philippines. She primarily specializes in illustration, graphic design, and painting. Her interests include making art, photography, sketching people, listening to indie folk music, and keeping her plants alive and well. Julia aims to create content that would inspire the people around her to love the life they live and make art as well.
Taylor Wang is a Seattle-based artist who seeks to combine traditional art forms with the emerging style of youth artists. Playful color schemes and digital manipulation, inspired by social media, fill her compositions. Wang’s art reflects her personal experience as a Chinese American as well as the broader contemporary issues that plague her generation. When she isn’t in the studio, she can be found writing prose, tinkering around in Photoshop, and procrastinating her math assignments.
Grace Wiehl is an artist studying Motion Media Design at the Savannah College of Art and Design. She enjoys working in many different mediums but mainly focuses on video art. She is a fan of funky earrings, recreational dancing, and podcasts that really make you think.