Xiran Luo
The Sound Travels Halfway

Editorial illustration for NYT Kids China Nov. 2022


Commissioned | Professional

How were your illustrations used? :
Magazine or newspaper inside or spot illustration/s

How did you make this work:
For an article about a Chinese artist, Ge Yi, who tried to bridge the gap between healthy-hearing people and those with hearing impairment.

Commissioner Name :
New York Times Kids China
Commissioner Company :
New York Times Kids China

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Personal Website:

Maryland Institute College of Art

Currently Based:
United States of America (USA)

Born in Changsha, Hunan, China in 1997, Xiran Luo currently lives and works in Brooklyn, NY. Xiran received an MFA in illustration practice from the Maryland Institute College of Art in 2022. She works as a freelance illustrator, film poster designer, and painter. She is addicted to Haribo's gummy bear.