Li Zhang is an award-winning illustrator based in New York City. She was born in Jiang Su, China. She graduated from Fashion Institute of Technology with a degree in illustration.
Prior to moving to the States she worked as a product engineer for Groupe PSA in Shanghai.Combining rational logical thinking with creative imagination, she enjoys creating intricate, symbolic, geometrical illustrations that celebrate diversity and the power of storytelling through a colorful pattern-based style. Her works are mainly focused on portrait, lifestyle editorial, map and infographic field.
Washington Post / Sierra Magazine / Reader’s Digest / Melissa / Pokegreen / Education testing service / Dotdash / Spruce / Tripsavvy / Lifewire / Space 194 / Buunni Coffee / Modern Press / Popshot Magazine / The BUMP / Best Fame IP Attorneys / Panshi Huizhi Cultural Communication / Hevis Culture/ Modern Weekly / Focus on your family / AIM Media / Compassion & Choices / Piccolina /Albert Whitman
Awards / Recognition:
2020 American Illustration Annual 39
2020 Communication Arts Illustration shortlist
2019 iJUNGLE ILLUSTRATION AWARDS
2019 New York Roosevelt Island Fall For Arts Festival Mural Artist
2019 Graphic Matters Poster Competition 2019: Information Superpower! Winner
2019 Creative Quarterly 56
2019 3x3 Illustration Annual No. 16