Ashling (Yaxin) Tu is an Illustrator, Designer and Concept Artist graduated from MICA (Maryland Institute College of Arts). As an international Artist from China who attended school in the US at age of 14, Ashling has benefited from a multicultural environment. She is always looking for inspirations from daily life and turning them into heartwarming artworks.
Ashling’s illustrations have been recognized by Society of Illustrators of Los Angeles, 3x3 international competition, scholastic art.
Her client list varies from individuals to editorials and children's Illustration. Knowable clients include Honest History Magazine, Just Right Readers, gallery nucleus.
3x3 international competition, 2022
-Honorable mention, unpublished book, 2022
Competitive Scholarships, MICA, 2018- 2020
- Distinguished International Student Award, 2020
- Distinguished International Student Award, 2019
- Distinguished International Student Award, 2018
Creative Innovation Award, MICA 2017
Creative Vision Award, MICA 2017
Scholastic Art & Writing Awards, 2017
- 1 Gold Keys, 2 Silver Keys, 2 Honorable Mention
Scholastic Art & Writing Awards, 2016
- 2 Gold Keys, 2 Silver Keys, 2 Honorable Mention