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Nadia Hsieh is a Taiwanese illustrator who has recently earned her MFA in Illustration at the Academy of Art University. She specializes in children’s books, art licensing and creating charming characters, focusing on stories about empathy and understanding others.

Prior to studying abroad, Nadia spent two years learning English and working as a high school art teacher. She taught her students basic art skills and encouraged them to explore their imaginations; always pushing them to create work using a variety of materials and in different forms. She currently lives in San Francisco and teaches students from kindergarten to middle school in drawing, and building models using Tinkercad.

Nadia creates her work with traditional ink and digital color. She is a member of the Society of Children's Book Writers and Illustrators and the Society of Illustrators.