Hazel Cheng is an illustrator based in Richmond, BC. Recently graduated at Emily Carr University of Art+Design with a Bachelor of Fine Arts, her studies were in Illustration. She has exhibited in several group shows and received third place in the 2nd World Cup Live Painting Competition at the Richmond Olympic Oval in 2013.
Drawing her inspiration from the historic village of Steveston, Hazel has worked on projects that reflect her home and heritage. She explores what it means to be Chinese-Canadian, and searches for a sense of belonging in a culture that has been decided for her. As an illustrator, she has a great interest in nature and animal subjects. Many describe her work as whimsical and fun loving, to which she agrees. Why not have a good time doing what you love?
UBC Speech and Linguistics Student Association
City of Richmond Cultural Development
Richmond Maritime Festival