You Jung Byun

Award-winning illustrator and author You Jung Byun received her Master’s degree of Fine Arts from the School of Visual Arts in New York. She draws her influences from the various cultures she has lived amongst. Her illustrative storytelling is achieved through delicate details woven with rich colours, patterns and decorative ornaments. Her work has been recognized by various magazines, awards and competitions, including Nobrow, Pick Me Up London, Communication Arts Magazine, Creative Quarterly, Society of Illustrators, Society of Illustration LA, and the  Society of Children’s Book Writers and Illustrators (winning both the Grand Prize in Portfolio Award, and Tomie DePaola Award at the same time). Byun lives and works in Brooklyn, New York

Books by You Jung Byun