Qianhui Yu

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Animation director/Illustrator/Graphic designer  based in London

Qianhui Yu is an animation director, illustrator, creative visual designer. Her work has appeared in numerous exhibitions, art website and galleries around the world. Born in China and currently living in London. Qianhui was gently coerced into a life of painting, drawing, and crafts from an early age.

Qianhui specializes in creating immersive worlds inhabited by unique characters. Currently represented by Germany gallerey ARTPIQ, Animation Plaform  Glitch Animation.

Graduated from Royal College of Art in 2020 with a MA in Animation. She has painting and new media art educated background, achieved her BFA in Open Media Lab from China Academy of Art.

​Her interest lies in candy-colour aesthetic, creatures and nature, surreal fantasy, future materials, minority issues or people, along with creative methods such as illustration, animation, photography, graphic design, filters. For the future practice, on one hand she will continue develop her current visual style and character design, and also has intentions to continue making work that deals with environmental issues.

Her works have been shown in film festivals and galleries around the world, her animated short films have been shown and mentioned in Adobe Creative Cloud,  'It's Nice That', 'Girls in Films', 'Booooom', Metal Magazine and ' Nowness Asia', selected Screening and Festival including BFI Future Film Festival(2021), Cinanima International Animated Film Festival (2020), Boil, Royal college of art, London(2019), The Elephant, Elephant, London(2019), Anilogue International Animation Festival, Budapest(2018), CutOut Fest International Animation and Digital Art Festival, Mexico(2018), Great Lakes International Shorts Festival,US(2019), Birmingham SciFi Con, Birmingham, (2018), 'South Phenomena: Center Gateway One' ShenZhen New Media Art Festival, ShenZhen(2016),10th Hangzhou Cultural and Creative Industry Exposition, Hangzhou(2016),'MEME CITY hacking realities' media art festival, Hangzhou(2015)

For all enquiries please email Qianhui.yu@network.rca.ac.uk


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