About

Jasu Hu is an award-winning, Chinese-born, NYC-based illustrator. After graduated from Maryland Institute College of Art, she has worked as a freelance illustrator, taking her particular perspective into elegant, emotional and conceptual illustrations. Her work has appeared in The New York Times, The New Yorker, The Washington Post, PLANSPONSOR, Nautilus and on book covers, among other places. Besides work, she loves exploring fashion stores, restaurants, and weird buildings. 

 

Selected Clients:

The New York Times / The New Yorker / The Wall Street Journal / The Washington Post / The Boston Globe / Scientific American / BuzzFeed / PLANSPONSOR / Chief Investment Officer / Nautilus / Tinybop / O, The Oprah Magazine / Vogue / Johns Hopkins Health Review /

 

Press:

Adobe 

Art Directors Club

Association of Illustrators

Ape on the Moon

Communication Arts

Illustration Age

VAROOM

TINYBOP

 

Video:

SinoVision Artist Interview - Jasu Hu

 

Honors:

AOI Awards 2014 New Talent Winner 

Illustrators 57, 58, 59, Society of Illustrators 

American Illustration 33, 34 

3x3 Illustration No. 11, No.12 

Creative Quarterly 36, 42

Spectrum Fantastic Art 21

Education:  

2013-2015  MFA Illustration Practice, Maryland Institute College of Art

2009-2013 Visual Communication Design, Academy of Art & Design, Tsinghua University

 

Exhibition: 

MICA MFA Illustration Practice Grad Show 2015 | Leidy Gallery | Baltimore, MD, U.S | 27 March – 12 April 2015

Illustrators 57 Annual Exhibition |  Museum of American Illustration | New York, U.S. | 7 January – 30 January 2015

AOI Illustration Awards Exhibition | Somerset House | London, U.K. | 2 October – 2 November 2014

Peep | Group Show | MICA Fox 4 Gallery | Baltimore, MD, U.S | May, 2014

Eureka! Poster Show | Group Show | Spur Design Gallery | Baltimore, MD. U.S | April, 2014

The Sketchbook Project 2014 Tour: 32 Days | Group Show | Call Number: 225.75-1 | USA | March - October, 2014

MFA Illustration Practice Fall Show | Group Show | MICA Fox 3 Gallery | Baltimore, MD, U.S | November, 2013

The 2nd session of National Colleges and Universities Student Illustration Exhibition |  Group Show | Beijing Institute of Graphic Communication | Beijing, China | 11/06/13 - 11/20/13

2013 Undergraduates' Graduation Exhibition of the Department of Visual Communication Design | Group Show | Visual Art Center, THU | Beijing, China | 06/19/13 - 07/29/13

6 X 6 : 2013 Undergraduates' Graduation Exhibition of the Department of Visual Communication Design | Group Show | Zero Art Center, 798 Art Zone | Beijing, China | 06/08/13 - 06/17/13

Beijing Universities CG Art Exhibition | Group Show | A Zone Center, THU | Beijing, China | 11/30/11 - 12/24/11