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ILLUSTRATOR & DESIGNER · EDMONTON, CANADA
ACAD ALUMNI · BDES ILLUSTRATION

EMILY CHU IS AN ILLUSTRATOR AND VISUAL ARTIST. SHE WAS BORN IN BEIJING & GREW UP CLOSE TO THE BEAUTIFUL ROCKY MOUNTAINS IN ALBERTA, CANADA. EMILY CONTRIBUTES ILLUSTRATIONS TO MAGAZINES AND COMMERICAL CLIENTS. SHE LOVES TO DRAW IN HER SKETCHBOOK, ACTIVELY VENDS AT MARKETS, AND TEACHES ILLUSTRATION AT THE EDMONTON DIGITAL ARTS COLLEGE.


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CLIENT LIST
Alberta Teachers’ Association Magazine 
Alberta Union of Provincial Employees (AUPE) 
Apple Magazine 
Avenue Magazine Edmonton
Avenue Magazine Calgary
Calgary Immigration Women's Association (CIWA)
The City of Edmonton 
CJSR FM
Creativo Surface Design 
The Edmonton Arts Council 
Eighteen Bridges Literary Magzine
Glass Buffalo Magazine (University of Alberta)
GrainsWest Magazine
J. Ennis Fabrics 
Little Plant Shop
Logic & Lifestyle 
Marcella Daun Consulting
New Tribe Magazine
The Pang Team / Century 21
The Royal Bison Fair
Serious Labs Inc.
Sexual Assault Centre of Edmonton (SACE)
smART (University of Calgary)
Stephen Magazine
Where Magazine





MARKETS
The Royal Bison Art & Craft Fair
Market Collective
Interstellar Rodeo 
Undercover Books
Whyte Avenue Art Walk
Calgary Comic Expo
Edmonton Comic Expo
OnTheSpot Pop-Ups (Latitide 53)
HardCopy Zine Fair
Calgary Stampede Western Showcase
Craft Banque (St. Albert Art Gallery)
Make It! Edmonton
124 Grand Market
The Witchery Market
Experience Jasper Avenue


 STOCKISTS
Tix on the Square
Little Plant Shop
Majesty and Friends
The Curated. Shop (Premium Outlet Collection Mall)
The Makers Keep (Windermere) 
Vivid Print
Gifted Catelog 2018 (Edmonton Made) 
Happy Harbour Comics
Another Dimension Comics






PRESS
Gifted Gift Catalog, by Edmonton Made (2018)
Women in Canadian Design (WICD) Interview (2018)
EAC Grant Recipient Interview (2018)
Avenue Magazine Edmonton Artist Interview (May, 2018)
Where Magazine Featured Artist Spotlight (2017)

That's So Maven Podcast Interview (August, 2017)

Rosa & Lilium #GetReal Interview (March, 2017)

HYMN Graphic Novels / Kickstarter Funded (2015)



AWARDS & GRANTS
2018 - Edmonton Arts Council Travel Grant
2018 - Edmonton Arts Council Artist Project Grant
2018 - Capital Awards, Award of Excellence, Poster (EAC)
2016 - #YEGCanvas 2 Public Art Selections  
Applied Arts Illustration Award (Young Blood)
smART Branding Contest Winner (University of Calgary)
Visual Arts Alberta Scholarship 

ChalkWalk Street Art - First Place (ACAD)



COMMUNITY
Present - Edmonton Digital Arts College, Illustration Instructor
2018 - GDC Portfolio Reviewer (Volunteer)

2018 - GDC Artist Mentorship / Sexual Assault Poster (Volunteer)

2017 - Metro Education, Painting Instructor









UPCOMING EVENTS AND MARKET LINEUP



GIFTED MARKET BY EDMONTON MADE
September 21-22, 2018
Oliver Exchange, 12019A 102 Ave, Edmonton
FRI (VIP Night) 7-9 / SAT (Public) 9-4

CURATED. WINTER MARKET
November 17-18, 2018
The Prince of Wales Armouries, Edmonton
FRI 10-4 / SAT 10-4

FREE EMBROIDERY WORKSHOP
Curio Studio, #310 10357 82 Ave, Edmonton
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