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Kayden Chan


After leaving their
extraterrestrial amphibian
lifestyle to join earth, Kayden Chan studies illustration as a normal 4th year student at Sheridan College. They are based on the outskirts of Toronto, Canada despite their daydreams of a secluded frosty mountain cabin. 

The work that they manifest is heavily inspired by psychological narratives, decorative surrealism, and the chaos that is indie gaming. Their main aspiration is to illustrate and develop an interactive world of digital dreams.  When they’re not trying to summon a fully developed game title, they enjoy taking hikes, creating sweet warm drinks, and questioning the line between food categories.

Contact: kydn.chan@gmail.com

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Awards & Recognition
2021 | Pixelles BIPOC Creator Fund
Selected Project: “The Bird of the Land and Sea”
2021 | Communication Arts Illustration Competition 2020

Students Award
2021 | Creative Quarterly 63 Illustration: Student
Runner Up

Experience
2020-2021 | Freebird Games Inc.
Four Month Internship & current Junior Artist 
2019 | Sheridan College (Interactive Mural Commitee)
Visual Designer & 3D Modeler
2018-2019 | Creative Humanities
Logo & Graphic Designer

Education
2017-2021 | Sheridan College 
Honours Bachelor of Applied Arts (BAA) in Illustration
2013-2017 | Unionville High School 
High School Diploma, Visual Arts Award

Tools
Adobe Photoshop, Adobe Illustrator, Adobe AfterEffect, Blender, Unity




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