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Originally from Beijing, China, Nan Cao is a multi-faceted designer and

illustrator who specializes in narrative, pattern, fashion and editorial works.

She is now living in New York City and attending SVA in the Illustration as

Visual Essay MFA program. She loves reading fairy tales, classic novels,

having adventures in museums and day dreaming. Her works are inspired by

her daily observations in real life as well as her imaginings from her reading

and day dreaming. She has worked with a range of clients for publication and


Her works were selected by the Society of Illustrators in the 2014 Student

Scholarship Competition and again in 2016. Her works have also been

Shortlisted by the jury of the WIA in 2017. She also won the Merit Award in

3X3 Illustration Professional Shows No14.



City Paper, WISSEN, CloudStairs Studio and more



if you want to work with Nan Cao or ask questions, welcome to leave a comment.