Award winning Bristol based illustrator.


Cyan Lin is an illustrator based in Beijing,China and Bournemouth,the South of England. Lin’s illustration works focus on narratives inspired by the world around us. The audience is engaged in a playful and light-hearted visual language developed through colourful digital drawings. In this way, the people, animals and objects of everyday life develop into characters that make the viewer smile.


MA Illustration

- Art university of Bournemouth 2019-2020

BA Relief Printmaking

- The China Academy of Art University 2015-2019
-Secondary art school affiliated to China academy of arts university 2012-2015


Address: BH1 1AT
Phone number :+86 13685757854
Instagram: @cyancha
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Lucky to have worked with :

Aquila Children's Magazine · China Post · FOOD&WINE 吃好喝好 · Funshow Art · Faber-Castell · MOODTAPE · HERZ · Lemon Tree · Insdaily · The New York Times Style Magazine China · The On being Project · The New York Times For Kids栩栩多多 · 知中 · 辉柏嘉 ·茶若初遇 · 雲中树 · 深圳市旭观文化有限公司


The second-class scholarship of China Academy of Arts 2016
The provincial government scholarship 2016
The second-class scholarship of China Academy of Arts 2017
The first-class scholarship of China Academy of Arts 2018
The scholarship of "Blue Bamboo Painting Material" April 2019
E·LAND Scholarship May 2019
Great Scholarship 2019
The first prize in the Xuguan Culture MEOWYEAH Illustration Competition September 2019
Longlisted for THE BOOK ILLUSTRATION COMPETITION of UK house of illustration the folio society 2020
Longlisted for AOI Word Illustration Awards 2020
Shortlisted for CIB8 the 8th National Illustration Biennale 2021
The winner of Wallpaper&APPLE "Made On Ipad - World Earth Day
Beishangguang Electronic Transportation Card Design
Competition",and appeared on Apple's official website at the
same time April 2022
The first prize of China Post Media China Post Girl IP Design 2022


Assimilation exhibition of the Chinese Academy of Fine Arts with my series of works of 4th Inter-Youth International Youth Art Academy Youth Painting Exhibition