ABOUT VIVAY (A.K.A. “VIV”)

Born and raised in Vancouver, I’m a 2D artist for animation and games. Past experience as a graphic designer comes in handy whenever I need to create marketing materials and UI.

Every good story needs a compelling tragedy, so I’d like to give you a taste of my family’s history. In the 50s, my grandfather illustrated comics and opened his own bookstore, but Mao’s communist regime confiscated his business. The regime framed all entrepreneurs and their family members as enemies of the government. As a result, my father was barred from entering university, even though he graduated from high school at the top of his class.

After two generations of misfortune, I’m the happy resolution. My approach to art echoes my approach to life: I believe our greatest struggles are also our greatest learning opportunities. Vancouver’s weather can rain on my parade, but I will keep marching.

Please feel free to follow my Instagram, connect with me on LinkedIn, or contact me about your next project.

CONTACT

viv@vivayli.com
604.600.7107 (local numbers please)