Lu grew up in Shenzhen, China. She received her MFA in Illustration Practice from Maryland Institute College of Art in 2019.

Currently she is working as an illustrator and designer based in New York. She believes that the most fascinating abstract creations come from caring about and observing the authentic, concrete details of life itself. ✐

Her illustration has been recognized by the Society of Illustrators.


Selected Clients

Harvard Business Alumni Bulletin
Working Not Working
Kenyon Alumni Magazine
Hewlett Packard Enterprise (China)


POST IT SHOW 15, Giant Robot 2 Gallery, Los Angeles, California   2019 fatherland, Grad Show II, RIGGS & LEIDY GALLERY, MICA, Baltimore, Maryland   2019 Gear and Grow, Unravel the Code, Open Works Baltimore, Baltimore, Maryland   2019 Humilitas, SOI 61, Museum of Illustration at the Society of Illustrators, New York City, New York   2018 Unravel the Code, Willem de Kooning Academy, Rotterdam, Netherlands   2018 Old Loves, Sheila & Richard Riggs Gallery, MICA, Baltimore, Maryland   2018 Hands, Fox 3 Gallery, MICA, Baltimore, Maryland   2017


Chosen Winner, American Illustration 40   2021 Selected, Creative Quarterly 59, Professional: Unpublished   2020 Selected, Society of Illustrators 61, Professional: Uncommissioned Categories   2018 Semifinalist, ADAA, Commercial: Print / Graphic / Illustration   2018

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