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Jimmy Liao

Born 1958 and currently resides in Taiwan. A best-selling book illustrator in Taiwan. With a novel method for representing illustrations as languages, he has produced some 40 poetic and charming works that have been translated into over 10 languages, mostly in the US, Europe, Japan, Korea and Thailand. He has illustrated for Joyce Dunbar’s “The Monster Who Ate Darkness” and Jerry Spinelli’s “I Can Be Anything”.

1998: “The Secret in the Forest”, “Smiling Fish”, debut works
2011: “Starry Starry Night” was made into a movie
2015: “Kiss & Goodbye”, Iiyama Line Art Project, Echigo-Tsumari Art Field 2015
2016: Latest book “So Close Yet So Far” was released.


Reference:《Kiss&Goodbye》 大地の芸術祭2015,Photo:石塚元太良

Reference:《Kiss&Goodbye》ECHIGO-TSUMARI ART FIELD 2015
Photo:Gentaro Isizuka