Yuzhen Cai is a freelance illustrator and researcher living in London.
Originally from China, her mixed cultural background grounded her illustration interests in community, communication and cross-cultural issues. She hopes to use her practice to communicate and engage with narratives of multi-cultures for a wider social impact. She is also passionate about children’s picture books on migration.
She is currently doing her masters of research in communication design at the Royal College of Art. Her recent works have been selected by Secret-7’’ 2020. She was also long listed by Book Illustration Competition 2020 and MacMillan Prize 2019.