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.
Jenn was born in Buffalo, New York in 1990, and raised in Toronto, Ontario Canada for the majority of her life. In 2023, she relocated and is now based in Tucson, Arizona in the middle of the Sonoran Desert.
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. In 2019, she served as a juror in the Society of Illustrators 62 Competition, judging and evaluating entries in the Editorial category.
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
ADC Annual Awards
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