Feel free to contact me at zzx.jow@gmail.com  

or find me on instagram @howaboutacheesecake

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Jo Zixuan Zhou is a freelance illustrator based in Shanghai. "Jo" derived from the pronunciation of her Chinese name Zhou.

She had her BFA of Illustration from School of Visual Arts in 2019. Jo worked in Robert Blackburn Printmaking Workshop and Dotdash in the years she lived in New York. Her works are inspired by printing textures and simplistic compositions and she's looking for new ways to explore and improve her images.

She also enjoys ceramics, gardening, traveling, or just a sunny day in the cold wet winter season. 


New York Times/ The Washington Post/ The Atlantic/ Toggl/ FCB Inferno/ Thought Co./ Lifewire/ The Balance/ TripSavvy/ The Spruce


2019 - Society of Illustrators Student Scholarship Competition Finalist

2019 - 3 x 3 International Illustration Award Merit Winner

2019 - The Batsford Prize International Category Shortlisted

2018 - Speedball New Impressions winner, Intaglio/Etching Second Place


2019 - Society of Illustrators Student Scholarship, New York

2019 - Speedball National Printmaking Showcase, Davis Gallery, Sawtooth, NC

2018 - The Haves and Have-Nots, SVA Chelsea Gallery, New York 

2018 - Constellations, SVA Chelsea Gallery, New York

2018 - HOPE Competition, SVA Westside Project Space, New York

2017 - Friends and Students of Bruce Waldman, Patricia J. Wynne and Maceo Mitchell, New York

© 2020 by Jo Zixuan Zhou.