Illustrator & Motion Designer
Photo credit: Pam Lau
JENN LIV (刘洁颍, Jennifer Liu, She/They) is an award-winning Chinese Canadian-American illustrator and a full-time assistant professor at the University of Arizona, School of Art in the Illustration, Design and Animation program. She is represented in North America by RappIArt.
In the past, Jenn has also taught 4th-year Illustration at Sheridan College as a sessional lecturer and at OCAD University as a teaching assistant for 3rd-year Professional Practice. Her personal research interests focus on investigating the intersections between gender studies, feminism, decolonization, and Asian diasporic identity. Jenn also has a keen interest in emerging technology, particularly in mixed reality, searching for new and innovative ways to expand upon her artistic practice through interdisciplinary methodologies.
Outside of work, Jenn is fond of J-RPGs, Asian hip-hop and
pop music, and anything currently trending within the nerd community.
MDes Interdisciplinary Master's of Art, Media, and Design
OCAD University 2022
OCAD University 2013
Selected 42, Chosen 36, 37, 38.
Society of Illustrators
Editorial 58, 59, 60, Surface Design 61, Uncommissioned
ADC Annual Awards
Merit Winner 102
OCAD U Dean's Scholarship 2020.
3x3 Professional Show 2015. CMYK Magazine
56 New Creatives.
All Nippon Airways, AirBnB, Atlassian, Genentech, The New York Times, NPR, TED, NBC, POLITICO, PLANSPONSOR,
The Washington Post, Bloomberg, Medium, Barron's, Teaching Tolerance, The Walrus
Agency Client List
Made by Emblem
STEPS: Public Art
VICE: Virtue NY
The Office of Gilbert Li
Hambley & Woolley