Adela is a San Francisco based illustrator who is originally from China. Her designs are influenced by contemporary art and Chinese line drawing. In addition to traditional artwork, Adela also creates illustration for magazines, published books, advertisements, product packaging, ect..


She graduated from Academy of Art University with publications and advertising projects seen by the world, such as NBA Golden State Warriors Lunar New Year poster, Facebook Supply Chain logo and Cell journal cover. Meanwhile, she worked on education, package and design projects with companies like Ann Williams (United States) and YiBang (San Francisco, Beijing, Shanghai). She also publishes the children’s book Flying Fish.

Selected Clients


Lookbooks, Chinese Mongolia Government, Ann Williams Group, Aerogia, NBA Golden State Warriors, Facebook Supply Chain, Houston University Frank Biology and Biochemistry Lab, The New York Times,Bystronic/Naratek。


  • 3x3 international Illustration Annual, 2020, USA

  • American Illustration 39 Chosen Online Winner, 2020, NY, USA

  • World Illustration Awards 2020 longlist, April 2020, UK


  • Scott Bock Award for 42nd International Watermedia Exhibition, WAS-H Gallery, March 2019, Houston, TX, USA

  • The Best Category Award for MFA Advertising Illustration, Academy of Art University’s Spring Show, May 2018, San Francisco, CA, USA

  • The Best Category Award for MFA Children’s Book, Academy of Art University’s Spring Show, May 2018, San Francisco, CA, USA


  • Silver trophy for Young Artist’s  Annual Nomination Exhibition of Beijing Today Art Museum, September 2008,  Beijing, CN​



  • 2019 World Fantasy Convention, October 2019, Marriott  Airport Hotel, Los Angeles, CA, USA

  • Collectors Choice, March 2019, Studio Channel Islands (a 501 c 3 non-profit organization), Camarillo, CA, USA

  • Atlanta Print Biennial, March 2019, Kai Lin Art, Atlanta, Georgia, USA

  • 42nd International Water media Exhibition, March 2019, WAS-H Gallery, Houston, TX, USA

  • Matters of the Heart, February 2019, Las Laguna Gallery, Laguna Beach, CA, USA

  • 23rd Annual Faculty & Alumni Fine Art Auction, November 2018, Academy Galleries at the Cannery, San Francisco, CA, USA

  • Clyde & Community Art Award show, June 2017, Hang Art Gallery, San Francisco, CA, USA

  • To Measure a Feeling, Atelier Gallery, February 2017, San Francisco, CA, USA

  • Xiaozhou Art Festival, November 2013, Guangzhou, CN

  • Contemporary Oil Painting Exhibition, September 2012, Maya Art Gallery                    Guangzhou, CN

  • Rubik’s Cube, August 2012, Shenzhen, CN

  • Flowing Theatre, September 2011, Guangzhou, CN

  • Guangzhou International Art Fair, November 2010, Guangzhou, CN

  • Xiaozhou Art Festival, October 2010, Guangzhou, CN

  • Youyou Gallery Opening Exhibition, August 2010, Guangzhou, CN

  • Xiaozhou Art Festival, October 2009, Guangzhou, CN

  • Immature Idea’ College Students’  Annual Nomination Exhibition, September 2008, Beijing Today Art Museum, Beijing, CN

  • Grand Exhibition at the 50th Anniversary of Guangdong Artists Association, August 2006, Guangzhou, CN

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