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Jo Zixuan (周子璇) is a freelance illustrator pursuing a Master's Degree at Rhode Island School of Design in Providence, US.

She graduated from School of Visual Arts, Illustration BFA in 2019. Her art is inspired by printing textures and simplistic compositions. She's always looking for ways to reimagine print surface in digital media, and currently transitioning from illustration to Graphic Design.

She also enjoys printmaking, ceramics, gardening, bird-watching, teaching, traveling, and so much more.

One half of the Illustration Roundtable


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​It's Nice That/ Groundooh Art/ Hiiibrand


2022 - Society of Illustrators 65 Annual

2021 - Communication Arts 63 Winner

2020 - Hiiibrand Jury Award 

2020 - American Illustration 39 Winner

2020 - Society of Illustrators Annual 

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


2021 - NO SAMPLE Risograph Exhibition, Fujian

2021 - NO SAMPLE Risograph Exhibition, Xi'an

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

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