About

Lily Kim Qian is a Chinese-Canadian artist based in New York. She graduated with a BFA in illustration from Parsons the New School of Design in 2021.

Her body of work focuses on exploring memory,   liminality, displacement and mental health. She is currently working on her graphic memoir, Pareidolia. Along with her freelance illustration practice, she works as a design intern with Macmillan Children's books. In her spare time, she enjoys feeding pigeons and taking care of cats. 

Lily is a recipient of the 2020 James Lee Foundation Scholarship, a winner of RoomFifty's Young Upstart Competition 2021. Her work was selected for the Kaunas Illustration Biennial 2021 and the Society of Illustrators Student Show 2021.

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