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HEY, I’M EMILY!
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 COMMERCIAL CLIENTS. SHE LOVES TO DRAW IN HER SKETCHBOOK, ACTIVELY VENDS AT MARKETS, AND TEACHES ILLUSTRATION AT THE EDMONTON DIGITAL ARTS COLLEGE. SHE IS ALSO AN ORGANIZER OF THE ROYAL BISON ART & CRAFT FAIR.


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CLIENT LIST
Alberta Teachers’ Association Magazine 
Alberta Union of Provincial Employees (AUPE) 
Alberta Views Magazine
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
Edmonton Community Foundation (Legacy In Action)
Eighteen Bridges Literary Magzine
Glass Buffalo Magazine (University of Alberta)
GrainsWest Magazine
MacEwan University (MAVEN)
Little Plant Shop
Logic & Lifestyle 
Lo Know (Formerly Carto Media)
Marcella Daun Consulting 
New Tribe Magazine
The Pang Team / Century 21
Readers Digest Canada
The Royal Bison Art & Craft Fair
Serious Labs Inc.
Sexual Assault Centre of Edmonton (SACE)
smART (University of Calgary)
Social Enterprise Fund Publication
Stephen Magazine
University of Alberta Sexual Assault Centre
Vox Media (Eater)
Where Magazine





MARKETS
The Royal Bison Art & Craft Fair
Market Collective
Interstellar Rodeo 
Curated. Market
Hand2Hand Market
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 (Edmonton City Centre)
The Curated. Shop (SouthCentre Calgary) 
The Makers Keep (Windermere) 
Vivid Print
Gifted Catelog 2018 (Edmonton Made) 
Happy Harbour Comics
Another Dimension Comics






PRESS
Women in Canadian Design (WICD) Interview (2019)
Gifted Gift Catalog, by Edmonton Made (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
2019 - Edmonton Arts Council CIP Artist Grant
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



CURATED. SPRING MARKET
March 9 & 10, 2019
The Prince of Wales Armouries, Edmonton
SAT 10-4 / SUN 10-4

HAND2HAND SPRING MARKET
May 4, 2019
Terwilliger Community Church
1751 Towne Centre Blvd NW, Edmonton
SAT 10-4 

ROYAL BISON SPRING MARKET
May 10-12, 2019
8426 Gateway Blvd, Edmonton
FRI 5-9 / SAT 10-5 / SUN 10-4




ALL IMAGES © EMILY CHU