About

Severus Lian (連心慈) is a Taiwanese illustrator now based in Taipei, Taiwan. She  was graduate from Cambridge School of Arts with a MA degree in Children’s Book Illustration in 2020.

 

She did freelance illustration projects, book making, and solo art exhibiting. She works on both commercial and personal projects. 

With a industrial / graphic design background, Severus also do graphics and product design project as well.

She loves animal, crazy of cats and hamster, love wine, jarmon and cheese.

Awards

•  World Illustration Award 2020
    (Children's Book Publishing) (New Talent Finalist) 

•  The WYNKYN De Worde Prize 2019

   (Cover Design) (Finalist)

•  Batsford Prize 2019
    (Children's Book Illustration) (Winner) 

•  Golden Pin New Designer's Special Sponsor Award 2018       
    (Furniture Design) (Winner)

•  Young Golden Pin Design Award 2018 
    (Product Design) 
(Shortlisted) 

• Taiwan International Student Design Contest 
2015
   (Graphic Design) (Shortlisted)

 

Exhibition

•  CSA Art Degree Show |  2020
    Candid Art Trust Gallery, London, The UK 
•  The Big Book Look |  2019
    St Bride Foundation, London, The UK 
•  Cambridge Art Fair |  2019
    The Guildhall, Cambridge, The UK 

Institution

•  MA Children’s Book Illustration |  
    Cambridge School of Arts, The UK 

•  BA Exchange Programme Art, Design and Communication | 
    Fontys University, The Netherlands 

•  BA Industrial Design |
    Tatung University, Taiwan 

severuslian@gmail.com

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