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Hi there! I’m Sharpay, an illustrator, story teller, researcher and visual communicator based in London and Grangzhou. In my practice, I explore the experiences of people within a particular place, informed by their social histories recorded in archives and by oral story telling. My work is primarily drawing-based, using both traditional and digital media. I’m also passionate about travel diaries and observational drawings.


Always open for potentail collobration and commission~



E: chenyue.yuan@network.rca.ac.uk
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EDUCATION

Royal College of Art (RCA)

MA Visual Communication  2019-2021 | London, UK

Sun Yet-Sen University (SYSU)

BA Archival Science 2015-2019 | Guangzhou, CHI



INTERNATIONAL AWARDS

World Illustration Awards 
Longlist of Book Cover Category    2021
Communication Arts - Illustration Annual Awards
Personalized Award of Excellence Trophy    2020
The Cheltenham Illustration Awards
Highly Commended     2020
IJUNGLE Illustration Awards
Merit Award of Comic Category    2020
IJUNGLE Illustration Awards
Merit Award of New Talent Category    2019


EXHIBITIONS

Terminal
Ugly Duck | London | June 2021
RCA 2021
Online | Royal College of Art | June 2021
Work in Progress Show 2021

Online | Royal College of Art | January 2021
Confession of Shanghai - Illustrator Collection II
The Mix Place | Shanghai | August—September 2020
Research Design Participation
Online | London | 2020 | June 2020
Youth Smelting Visual Artist Series
GZNOW Gallery | Guangzhou | February 2019


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