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Kelly Zou

Hi! I am an illustrator based in the UK and graduated from Edinburgh College of Art in 2021 with distinction. I am the author of the comic book - "Micro Drama" and the illustrator of the children's book - “The Lost Flower Children” by Janet Taylor Lisle published in China.

I got my undergraduate degree in Information Management&System and earned a master's degree in Management Science and Engineering. After six years of working in the IT industry, I decided to make a change and came to Scotland to pursue what I truly love.


RBGE Certificate in Botanical Illustration, Jan 2022 - present

Graduate Support Pilot Scheme from The University of Edinburgh, Jan 2022 - May 2022

Edinburgh College of Art, MA Illustration, Distinction, 2020-2021


Longlisted - World Illustration Awards AOI in New Talent and Children’s Publishing 2022

Merit Award - iJungle Graphic Design Awards 2022

Honorable Mention - 3x3 International Illustration Awards No.16 

2020 Asia Illustrations Collections
2019 Asia Illustrations Collections

Shortlisted - The 7th CHINA ILLUSTRATION BIENNIAL(CIB7) Original Picture Book Award.

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