Nan Cao
Tiger 2022


Un-commissioned | Professional

Why did you make this work:
The pandemic has harmed the world the most in the past 2 years. In 2022, the new year of tiger, I created this piece not only to celebrate the beginning of a new year but also wish this strong feline creature to knock some good energy into the world and wish us all a year fully loaded with hope, love and happiness!

How was the illustration used:
Personal project, also was printed as greeting cards and featured by Olala NYCC

How did you make this work:
Ink drawing on paper and digital color

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Currently Based:
New York

Nan Cao is a New York - based illustrator. Her work is inspired by surrealistic imagery and her daily life in the big city. When she is not drawing, Nan loves to hang out in the park, daydream under the sun or get lost in her book collection.She has worked with clients such as School of Visual Arts, Johns Hopkins Magazine, Anorak Magazine, Bulletin Magazine, Spectrum, to name a few.