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Dani is an illustrator based in New York. She graduated with a BFA in Communication Design from Washington University in St. Louis and is pursuing MFA in Illustration as Visual Essay at School of Visual Arts.

She wants to interpret the world through her unique visual language to bring more color to her life. When she isn't drawing, she is probably rewatching her favorite films such as The Fifth Element and the Before trilogy or rummaging through bookshelves in small independent bookstores. 

Awards/ Honors

Bologna Children’s Book Fair, Selected Illustrator, 2020

Society of Illustrators 62, 2019

Picturebook Makers, selected unpublished showcase, 2019

World Illustration Awards, Children’s book Category Winner, 2019

Communication Arts, Award of Excellence, 2019

3X3, Honorable Mentions, 2019

SCBWI Student Scholarship, 2018

Society of Illustrators 61, 2018
Press/ Features

Girlsclub Asia, 2019

The AOI, 2019

The Guardian,
The Independent, Digitalarts, Creative Boom for WIA 2019

Social Media



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