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HEY, I’M EMILY!
ILLUSTRATOR & DESIGNER · EDMONTON, CANADA
ACAD ALUMNI · BDES ILLUSTRATION

EMILY CHU IS AN AWARD WINNING ILLUSTRATOR. SHE WAS BORN IN BEIJING & GREW UP NEAR THE BEAUTIFUL ROCKY MOUNTAINS IN ALBERTA, CANADA. EMILY CONTRIBUTES ILLUSTRATIONS TO MAGAZINES AND COMMERCIAL CLIENTS. HER WORK HAS BEEN SELECTED BY NATIONAL AND INTERNATIONAL ILLUSTRATION COMPETITIONS SUCH AS APPLIED ARTS AND 3X3 CONTEMPORARY MAGAZINE PROFESSIONAL SHOW. EMILY ALSO LOVES TO DRAW IN HER SKETCHBOOK (CURRENTLY WORKING ON HER PROJECT TITLED “#ONLOCATIONYEG” FUNDED BY THE EDMONTON ARTS COUNCIL), AND ACTIVELY VENDS AT ART MARKETS. SHE IS ALSO AN ORGANIZER OF THE ROYAL BISON ART & CRAFT FAIR.


LETS WORK TOGETHER!
︎ PLEASE SEND INQUIRIES TO: EM@HEYEMILYCHU.COM ︎







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)
Edmonton Community Development Company
Eighteen Bridges Literary Magzine
Glass Buffalo Magazine (University of Alberta)
GrainsWest Magazine
MacEwan University (MAVEN)
LEAP Magazine
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)   
Vivid Print
Gifted Catelog 2018 (Edmonton Made)
Gifted Catelog 2019 (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 - 3x3 Illustration Magazine No. 16 Professional Show Winner - Merit Award
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
2018 - GDC Portfolio Reviewer (Volunteer)

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

2016-2018 - Edmonton Digital Arts College, Illustration Instructor

2017 - Metro Education, Painting Instructor









UPCOMING EVENTS AND MARKET LINEUP


TO BE ANNOUNCED
I am taking a short break from Markets for Summer/Fall 2019. However, be sure to find me for holiday markets in November and December! 

You can follow me on instagram for latest news updates, and also follow my side-project Buhaolife for product news!





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