Cindy Kang is a NYC-based illustrator and picture book maker from Seoul, South Korea.

Since graduating from the School of Visual Arts with a BFA in Illustration, she has created artworks for a diverse array of clients. Her works have received awards and recognitions from American Illustration, 3x3 Magazine, The Society of Illustrators, Communication Arts, and Graphis, among others.

Her colorful works combine organic textures with vibrant palettes, conveying warmth and reverie. She loves exploring various stories around us and often creates pieces on mind and emotions, wellness, family dynamics, and childhood memories.

When not at her desk, she enjoys daydreaming while watching the clouds.

For picture books inquiries, please contact
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CV available upon request.


Samsung / P&G / Pearson / Penguin Random House / ProPublica / Hachette / Macy’s / Amazon / Slate / Albert Whitman & Co. / Child’s Play International / Bloom Magazine / Brand New Music / E Co. ltd London / Korea Institute of Energy Research / Laurence King Publishing / Outside Online / Sanrio Hong Kong  


American Illustration 41, Selected
3x3 Magazine Show No.19, Merit

3x3 Magazine Show No.18, Merit

Communication Arts, Shortlisted
American Illustration 39, Chosen Winner
3x3 Magazine Show No.17, Selected
Creative Quarterly 59, Selected

Graphis New Talent 2019, Silver
iJungle Illustration Award, Merit
3x3 Magazine Show No.16, Selected
3x3 Magazine Student Show, Selected
Society of Illustrators Student Competition, Selected
Brightness Magazine, Editorial, Selected

Society of Illustrators Nancy Lee Rhodes Robert Scholarship Award Winner
Society of Illustrators Student Competition, Selected