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About

Severus Lian  (里恩太太) is a Taiwanese illustrator now based in Taipei. A graduate from Cambridge School of Arts in 2020, she has already won several awards, and was nominated as a shortlisted artsit in WIA 2020.

 

Severus works on both commercial and personal projects, including freelance illustration, bookmaking, and solo art exhibiting

 

In her art work, you can find sense of humour combined with vibrate colours and lively line drawings. She loves using digital medial alongside with mono-prints textures.

Awards

•  World Illustration Award 2020
    (Children's Book Publishing) (New Talent Finalist) 
•  3 X 3 Illustration  Award 2020
    (Children's Book Illustration) (Honorable Mantioned) 

•  The WYNKYN De Worde Prize 2019

   (Cover Design) (Finalist)

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

 

Exhibition

•  Whaaaaats Contemporary Art Fair | 2021
    Sheraton Grand Taipei Hotel, Taipei, Taiwan
•  Creative Expo Taiwan 2021 |  2021
    Expo Dome, Taipei, Taiwan

•  Who's At The Fride? Severus Lian Solo Exhibition |  2021
    Garden City Book Store, Taipei, Taiwan
•  International illustrators group exhibition |  2020
    Songshan Cultural and Creative Park, Taipei, Taiwan
 
•  CSA Art Degree Show |  2020
    Candid Art Trust Gallery, 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