Email: alice@aliceyudeng.com

Instagram: @aliceyudeng


Alice Yu Deng(邓语)is a freelance illustrator who is originally from Yangzhou. She came to the U.S. for education and graduated from Maryland Institute College of Art with a BFA in illustration. 

Alice enjoys the process of solving problems both conceptually and visually, and has special interest in narratives and emotional contents. she does illustrations of all kinds with both digital and traditional media, and is always ready to explore any interdisciplinary possibilities. 

Selected Clients

The New York Times, Scientific American, AARP Magazine, Johns Hopkins Health Review, Sierra Magazine, Narratively, Intern Magazine, Shameless Magazine, China Daily, ZHICHINA, Penguin Random House (Beijing), Longreads, UnderPinned.


2019 Hiii Illustration 2018 International Competition, Merit Award

2019 3x3 International Illustration No.16 Professional Show, Merit

2019 Communication Arts, Shortlist

2018 Illustrators 61, Silver Medal

2018 3x3 International Illustration No.15 Professional Show, Merit

2018 American Illustration 37, Chosen Winner

2018 Creative Quarterly 51

2017 3x3 International Illustration Show No.14, Merit

2017 Association of Illustrators World Illustration Award, Shortlist

2017 Society of Illustrators Student Scholarship Competition, In show

2016 3x3 International Illustration Show No.13, Merit

2016 Creative Quarterly 44



2019 Illustrators 61 Exhibit, Society of Illustrators, New York, NY.

2018 World Illustration Awards Touring Exhibition at Seoul Illustration Fair, Seoul, South Korea.

2017 "Illustrating Life" International Exhibition, Beijing, China.

2017 Independent Picture Book Festival 2017, Beijing, China.

2017 World Illustration Awards 2017 Exhibition, Somerset House, London, UK.

2017 SOI Student Scholarship Competition Exhibition, Society of Illustrators, New York, NY.

2017 MICA Commencement Show. MICA, Baltimore, MD.

2017 Senior Showcase, MICA, Baltimore, MD. 

2016 Juried Undergraduate Exhibition, MICA, Baltimore, MD.

2016 “Research Remix Exhibition”, Johns Hopkins University DMC, Baltimore, MD.

2015 / 2016  “World Wise”, MICA, Baltimore, MD.

2015 “Brilliant: LDN 2015”, MICA, Baltimore, MD.


Press / Interview

2018 Ground Ooh Art Interview (Chinese)

2018 Kaleidoscope: The Art of Illustrative Storytelling