Neko Jiang (AKA Jiedi Jiang) is a freelance illustrator originally from Chengdu, China. Currently she based in New York City. She graduated from Fashion Institute of Technology with a Master of Fine Arts degree in illustration. Her illustrations received many recognition such as World Illustration Awards, 3x3 Illustration, American Illustration, etc.

She is using her imagination to create a unique "NEKO" world, and she loves to create funny and adorable characters. Neko is fascinated by different color combinations, she has a strong enthusiasm for creating art and storytelling. Her most recent works are created utilizing digital media.

Neko has a passion for editorial illustration, picture book, advertising illustration, packaging illustration, poster design, and Motion graphic. She is looking forward and always willing to work with new clients.

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  • Education:

       Fashion Institute of Technology (FIT) - Illustration MFA

       East China Normal University (ECNU) - Animation Design BFA

  • Interview & Feature:

      CREATIVE REVIEW,  SUPERSONIC ART,  PIF MAGAZINE,  CREATIVE BOOM, 

       NEW JERSEY STAGE,  BALLPITMAG,  VAST MAGAZINE

  • Partial Client:

       POPSHOT QUARTERLYSHEINPOLITICOMEET FRESHRY CPAs

  • Awards & Recognition:

      Illustration West 60 - Unpublished & Self-Promotional - Bronze Award

      Hiii Illustration 2020 - Uncommissioned - Best of the Best Award

      3x3 Illustration Annual No.18 - Professional Show - Merit Winner

      Brightness Illustration Awards 2020 - Shortlisted Artist

      3x3 Illustration Annual No.17 - Professional Show - Honorable Mention

      American Illustration (AI-AP) 39 Annual Award - Chosen Winner

      World Illustration Awards 2020 - Advertising - Longlisted Artist

      Communication Arts 2020 - Unpublished - Shortlisted Artist

      7th "Snow Wolf Cup" Animation and Comics Competition - Excellent Prize

      8th Xiamen International Animation Festival "Golden Dolphin" Competition - Gold Prize

  • Exhibition:

      2021 - ART ZOO International Pioneer Youth Illustration Art Exhibition, Shanghai Exhibition Center, Shanghai, China

      2021 - Illustration Solo Show "Connection", Meet Fresh, Jersey City, NJ

      2020 - MFA Illustration Visual Thesis Online Exhibition, Society of Illustrator Online Exhibits, New York, US

      2019 - MIXC WORLD With Art "LIVE YOUNG" Selected Entries Show, MIXC WORLD, Shenzhen, China

      2019 - FIT Student Exhibition, The OK Space Gallery, New York, US

      2017 - FIT Faculty and Student Exhibition, The OK Space Gallery, New York, US