Ran Zheng is a freelance illustrator based in New York. Born and raised in China, she also lived in Zimbabwe and different cities throughout the United States. After graduating from Rhode Island School of Design, she moved to New York to work in the editorial and publishing industry.
Over the years, Ran has developed a passion for nature, patterns, and bright colours. She makes playful illustrations that are inspired by her multicultural background. Her works have won recognition from the Society of Illustrators, American Illustration, 3x3 Magazine, Creative Quarterly and more. She currently focuses on editorial works, but is always open to new opportunities.