Janice Liu is a children's illustrator, comic creator, and educator. She is the artist of Chicken Soup & Goji Berries 中药鸡汤, and her comic shorts have appeared in Wayward Sisters comic anthology, New Moon Girls, and Augur magazineHer work often combines the flavours of her two favourite things: fantasy and Asian history.

Janice lives in the Vancouver area. When she's not drawing, she teaches art classes at her private studio in Burnaby, BC.

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Publications

  • • 2018 - Augur Magazine, Issue 1.3
  • • 2018 - Living Hyphen, Issue 1: Entrances & Exits
  • • 2018 - Faerie Fire, a 5e supplemental, published by Astrolago Press
  • • 2018 - New Moon Girls, September/October 2018 Issue
  • • 2018 - Wayward Sisters: An Anthology of Monstrous Women, published by TO Comix Press
  • • 2017 - Augur Magazine, Preview Issue
  • • 2017 - New Moon Girls, September/October 2017 Issue
  • • 2017 - A Side of Rice, Volume 1, Issue 02
  • • 2017 - Ricepaper magazine
  • • 2016 - Looseleaf Magazine, Volume #2
  • • 2015 - Innis Review, Volume VI

Teaching

  • Young Artists’ Place, Owner-operator & Teaching Artist
    Jul 2016 to present
  • Little Cedar School Age Care, After School Art Program Instructor
    Oct 2018 to present
  • Place des Arts, Creative Writing & Illustration Instructor
    Sep 2018 to present
  • Dr. Eric Jackman Institute of Child Study Lab School, Visual Arts Classroom Assistant
    Oct 2013 to May 2015
  • Children’s Art Studio Inc., Teaching Artist
    Oct 2012 to Jun 2014

Workshops & Speaking

  • • 2018 - Life drawing field trip, Kaleidoscope Education (Kingsway, Burnaby)
  • • 2018 - Panelist on “DIY Representation as Asians in North America”, Vancouver Comic Arts Festival
  • • 2018 - Comic Stories Workshop for Teens, Burnaby Public Library
  • • 2018 - Digital Art workshop, Society of Children’s Books Writers and Illustrators Canada West
  • • 2018 - Bilingual comics presentation & workshop, British International School of Guangzhou
  • • 2018 - Artist Q&A and portrait drawing workshop, American International School of Guangzhou
  • • 2015 - Caricature workshop, Dr. Eric Jackman Institute of Child Study Lab School

Shows and Events

  • • 2018 - Art vendor at Canzine Vancouver, Vancouver, BC
  • • 2018 - Exhibitor at Vancouver Comic Arts Festival, Vancouver, BC
  • • 2018 - #GraphicallySpeaking_ Vancity // Group exhibition, MNSTR Gallery, Vancouver, BC
  • • 2017 - Art vendor at Canzine Vancouver, Vancouver, BC
  • • 2016 - Art vendor at Nikkei Centre Craft & Bake Fair // Nikkei National Museum & Cultural Centre, Burnaby, BC
  • • 2016 - Art vendor at Looseleaf Magazine Volume #2 Launch // Beit Zatoun, Toronto, ON
  • • 2016 - The Art of Language (Un)Said // Group exhibition, Multi-faith Centre, University of Toronto, ON
  • • 2015 - Art vendor at Looseleaf Magazine Volume #1 Launch // Beit Zatoun, Toronto, ON
  • • 2013 - ARTCEPTION: EASSU Art Showcase // Group exhibition, Robarts Library, University of Toronto, ON

Contact

Email: janice@janiceliu.com

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