Maryland Institute College of Art， BFA in Illustration
Freelance Illustrator & Concept Artist, 2016 - PRESENT
Design & Illustration Intern, JUN 2020 - Aug 2020
Digital art/ Procreate/ Photoshop
Traditional art/ Watercolor/ Acrylic/ Gouache
Ashling (Yaxin) Tu is an Illustrator, Designer and Concept Artist graduated from MICA (Maryland Institute College of Arts).
As an international Artist from China who attended school in the US at age of 14, Ashling has benefited from a multicultural environment.
She is always looking for inspirations from daily life and turning them into heartwarming artworks.
Ashling’s illustrations have been recognized by Society of Illustrators of Los Angeles, 3x3 international competition, scholastic art.
Her client list varies from individuals to editorials and children's Illustration.
Knowable clients include Honest History Magazine, Just Right Readers, gallery nucleus.
Ashling primarily works on digital pad for 2d arts as to be easy for her to carry around in her backpack while traveling.
Her 3d sculptures are in contrast, mainly built from natural materials and existing objects she picks up on the street.
As a young artist born from the 21st century, Ashling believes that both reality and the digital world are as important in the current human society.
Using both traditional craftsmanship and digital design methods, she reflects her vision and feeling of the modern world's actualities.
Solo Exhibition- Soft Corner
Baltimore, MD, USA Oct.2021- Nov. 2021
Collaborative Exhibition- Power in number
Pasadena, CA, USA Sep. 3- Sep. 4 2022
Collaborative Exhibition- Between Here And Now
Baltimore, MD, USA May.13.2022- May.16 2022
Collaborative Exhibition- Remote Landing
Beijing, China Sep.2021- Oct. 2021
Collaborative Exhibition- Fresh- A Spring Themed Art Show
Virtual event, BALTIMORE, MD April.2021
Collaborative Exhibition- Identity: What's Your Story
BALTIMORE, MD, USA Sep.2018- Oct. 2018
JIA Illustration Award 2022: Silver Award winner
3x3 International Award, Honorable Mention, 2022
Scholastic Art & Writing Awards, 2017: 1 Gold Keys, 2 Silver Keys, 2 Honorable Mention
Scholastic Art & Writing Awards, 2016: 2 Gold Keys, 2 Silver Keys, 2 Honorable Mention
Congressional Art Award, 2017: Second Place
Between Here and Now, Art book, 2021
One Legged Bunny, Unpublished Children's book, 2022
#イラスト#イラストレーター #ギャラリー #可愛い(Cute) #明るい(Bright) #暖かい(Warm) #カラフル(Colorful) 風景#(Scenery) #動物(Animal) #人物(Person) #絵本(Picture book) #アクリル画(Acrylic painting) #水彩画(Watercolor painting)