Yiyi Chen

Yiyi Chen – Designer

A professional illustrator who have experience in book illustrations, editorial illustrations. My portfolio website:


My style of illustration is characterized by a geometric shape-based style with some patterns and vibrant colors that capture the imagination of readers of all ages. When working with me, you can expect timely communication, a collaborative approach, and an aim to bring your story to life in a beautiful way.

Thank you for considering me for your next book illustration project. I look forward to the opportunity to work with you and bring your vision to life!

Selected Clients:

Canopy Atlanta

Collection Arts Brewing

Wall Street Journal

Rebel Girls

Buzzfeed News


Hunan Education Press

Hylla Hotel

Health & Wellbeing Psychology Sex & Relationships
Middle Grade Picture Books
  • iJungle Illustration Award, Merit, 2020
  • Applied Arts Annual Student Awards, Winner, 2021
  • JIA Illustration Award Bronze, 2022
  • Society of Illustrators 65, Jury Selection, 2022
  • Illustration West 61, Honorable Mention, 2023
  • Illustration, M.F.A. Degree, Savannah College of Art and Design

Work experience


Dec, 2021 — Present

My work fills the pages of The Wall Street Journal and BuzzFeed News. I am also the illustrator for the comic column of Pupil’s Guide, a national children’s magazine in China published by Hunan Education Press. I have collaborated with Rebel Girls creating the portrait in the book called "100 Inspiring Young Changemakers".

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