Shufan Lin / 林 书帆

Shufan Lin currently is a student from China. Passionate about implying personal emotions and sociocultural issues in her narrative illustration and picture book. She is addicted to the texture of handcrafted print, working freely between a wide array of mediums ranging from lithography, watercolour, collage, pencil, or a combination hereof.

Education Background

2020.10 - Present

Ph.D.  Candidate at School of Art, University of Brighton, UK

2018.10 - 2020.07

MA      Visual Art: Illustration, Camberwell College of Arts, University of the Arts London(UAL), UK

2013.09 - 2017.07

BA       Illustration Art, Hubei Institute of Fine Arts (HIFA), China

Selected Exhibitions


The Young One Show, The One Club Creativity, New York, USA

The 8th Stars Project  Youth Contemporary Art Exhibition, Tree Museum, Beijing, China

Society of Illustrators 63rd Annual Exhibit, The Museum of Illustration, New York, USA


Illustration in the Medium -- National Printmaking Illustration Exhibition, Hunan, China

The New Camberwell Art, London, UK


The 3rd international Printmaking Biennial Cacak, Cacak, Serbia


3 X 3 International Illustration Competition No.15, New York, USA 

The 3rd International Printmaking Triennial Exhibition of Serbia, Belgrade, Serbia


When & Where: Excellent Printmaking Works by Student from HIFA & University of Saskatchewan, Wuhan, China  The 4th Guangzhou International Exlibris and Mini-Print Biennal, Guangzhou, China

The 7th Hubei Printmaking Exhibition, Wuhan, China

The 1st Esat + West International Illustration Art Exhibition, Wuhan, China


The CANSON Print Works Award, Wuhan, China



The Box of Emotions, Merit in The Young One Awards, The One Club, New York, USA

The Box of Emotions was published in Society of Illustrators 63rd Annual Magzine, New York, USA


Their World, Merit in Student Show Winners, 3 X 3 Internatianal Illustration Competition, New York, USA

Their World was published in 3 X 3 Annual No.15, New York, USA


Ann, Outstanding Award in the 4th Hiii International Illustration Competition, China


Ann, Outstanding Award in the 1st East + West  International Illustration Art Exhibition, China

Kitamura Scholarship, Hubei Institute of Fine Arts, China

Work & Volunteer Experiences

2020.10 - Present

Volunteer at Xiamen Powerlong Art Centre, Xiamen, China