Chris Yee (b. 1989) initially majoring in graphic and textiles design, is a Ryde (Sydney) based Artist, working Illustrator, Designer & Animator specialising in traditional “pen and paper” methodologies. He believes in the power of character and storytelling and is heavily drawn to constructing narratives ranging from the humorous to the monstrous and macabre.
Growing up in 90’s Ryde, amongst the strong communities of Eastwood he is a proud member of the evolving Asian-Australian Creative identity. He strongly believes there is a unique character and original narrative found within this changing community.
Outside his art practice, Chris is a designer and animator who has produced work for some of Australia’s best-known brands, including VIVID Festival Sydney, Sony Australia, Samsung – Opera House, Estée Lauder, Justin Bieber, Universal Music, Marvel Comics. Chris spoke at Sydney’s 2019 Semi Permanent festival on Future creative youth and industry. In 2019 he created his first Permanent Heritage Artwork, Tumbalong for Chinatown, Haymarket, Sydney. ⠀