Xiaojie Liu is an award-winning illustrator based in Minneapolis, USA. She received her BA in illustration from the Hubei Institute of Fine Arts in 2015, and her MFA in illustration from the Minneapolis College of Art and Design in 2018.
Xiaojie focuses on children’s illustration, editorial illustration and surface design, etc. for a wide range of projects including children’s books, publications, magazines, branding, packaging and many more. She combines mixed media and materials to create illustrations, which include digital and hand drawing, paper cutting, clay, and fabrics.
Xiaojie has been selected to appear in American Illustration, Hiii Illustration, and Asia Illustrations Annual Awards. In addition to doing gallery shows internationally, she is currently working on picture book projects. She has recently been invited by Phoenix Publishing and Media Inc to re-illustrate the classic story "Sleeping Beauty", which will be published in 2019.