Hannah Li is a Chinese illustrator based in Manhattan, NY. She started drawing when she was a kid, you would have often found little Hannah amuse herself by doodling. After received a Bachelor’s Degree in Fine Arts in China, she moved to the US and pursue her MFA in illustration at Savannah College of Art and Design. Later she moved to New York City and started her career as a freelance illustrator. Her background in fine arts subtly influences her illustrations. She primarily works digitally but always get inspiration from traditional techniques to bring unique touches to her work. Hannah’s illustrations are often described as optimistic, soothing, and emotional.
She works with various clients like The Washington Post, The New York Times, Longreads, Harper’s Bazaar Germany, Quanta Magazine, Sierra Magazine, BUST Magazine, StarChefs, Miniminus Publisher(Canada), Hunan Youth Publishing(China), and more. Her work was recognized by the Red Dot Awards, Society of Illustrators, American Illustration, 3×3 Magazine, etc.