Koanne, a Hong Kong-based illustrator, is recognized as a prominent figure in the field of art. As a professional member and former executive committee member (2014-2016) of the esteemed Hong Kong Society of Illustrators, she has demonstrated her commitment to excellence.
Having earned a B.F.A degree from the School of Illustration at the Academy of Art University in San Francisco, Koanne returned to her hometown to embark on her artistic journey. With a specialization in portraiture, her remarkable pencil drawing series titled "The Animal Tamers" garnered her the Award of Excellence in the unpublished illustrations category at The 3rd Greater China Illustration Awards.
Koanne's artistic prowess has not gone unnoticed. In 2017, she was bestowed with the Perspective Magazine's 40 under 40 Art Award, an esteemed accolade that recognizes the outstanding achievements of young talents in their respective fields.
In addition to captivating audiences in Hong Kong, Koanne's artworks have also gained international audiences through exhibitions in the United States, the United Kingdom, Canada, Japan, and Taiwan, reflecting her global reach and acclaim.
Throughout her illustrious career, Koanne has collaborated with numerous esteemed local and international brands, showcasing her versatility and adaptability as an artist. Her impressive roster of clients includes renowned names such as Arcadia Press, Amway HK, Belif, BNP Paribas, Breitling, Bvlgari, Cafe de Coral, Cartier, Chaumet, Chow Sang Sang, Dah Sing Bank, Christian Dior, Damiani, Dr.Ci:Labo, Dolce & Gabbana, Elle Magazine, Estée Lauder, Ferrero Rocha, Giorgio Armani, Gucci, Guerlain, Haagan Dazs, Hang Seng Bank, Hermés, Holiday Inn Golden Mile, iBlues, Lavin, Labo Labo, Marella, Max Mara, Miele, MilkX, Mr & Mrs. Itay, Moleskine HK, Nestlé, Oliver's Super Sandwich, Pandora, Piaget, Rabeanco, Samsung HK, Shu Uemura, Sogo HK, Swarovski, Tiffany, Versace, and various private commissions.
Koanne's dedication to her craft, coupled with her exceptional artistic talent, continues to captivate audiences worldwide, solidifying her status as an accomplished illustrator in the art world.