Carly Chan

HELLO!

Carly Chan is an artist and designer currently studying at the University of California, Irvine. Passionate about communication and human-centered design, her work seeks to express diverse perspectives and brighten people's days through vibrant color palettes and visual storytelling. She draws inspiration from her experiences and the people around her as she explores the role of design in community engagement, cultural identity, and accessibility.

Contact her at [email protected] / @_carlychan_ on Instagram!

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AWARDS

  • Adobe + Amazon Creative Jam Finalist, 2020

  • U.S. Presidential Scholar in the Arts Semifinalist, 2020

  • Art of Anthropologie YoungArts Award, 2020

  • 5 Regional Silver Keys, Scholastic Art & Writing Awards, 2020

  • 4 Regional Honorable Mentions, Scholastic Art & Writing Awards, 2020

  • National YoungArts Foundation Finalist in Design, 2020

  • Outstanding Print Design, UCLA D|MA Summer Institute, 2019

  • Regional Gold Key, Scholastic Art & Writing Awards, 2019

  • Regional Silver Key, Scholastic Art & Writing Awards, 2019

  • Regional Honorable Mention, Scholastic Art & Writing Awards, 2019

EXHIBITIONS

  • Scholastic Art & Writing Awards Regional Exhibition, Pacific Grove Art Center. Pacific Grove, CA. March 2020

  • National YoungArts Week Exhibition, YoungArts Gallery. Miami, FL. January - February 2020

  • UCLA Design Media Arts Summer Institute Exhibition, Broad Art Center. Los Angeles, CA. July 2019

  • Maryland Institute College of Art Pre-College Exhibition, Brown Center. Baltimore, MD. July 2019

  • Scholastic Art & Writing Awards Regional Exhibition, Pacific Grove Art Center. Pacific Grove, CA. March 2019

  • De Anza & Foothill Faculty Art Show, Euphrat Museum of Art. Cupertino, CA. November 2018

SELECTED PUBLICATIONS

  • The Theme is Love. AHUA Exhibition Zine, 2021 (Forthcoming)
  • Dishsoap Quarterly, Issue 2

  • Young Poets Network, Collaborative Challenge, 1st Prize

  • Querencia. AHUA Exhibition Zine, 2020

  • Inklette Magazine, Issue 11

  • Lumiere Review, Issue 2

  • Bitter Fruit Review, Summer 2020 Issue

  • EX/POST Magazine, Issue 1

  • Flare Journal, Issue 1

EDUCATION

  • University of California - Irvine, 2020-2024

  • Leland High School, 2016-2020

  • UCLA Design Media Arts Summer Institute, 2019

  • Maryland Institute College of Art Graphic Design Pre-College, 2019