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Maryanna Chan (she/her) is a Chinese Canadian illustrator and scenographer who was born and raised on Treaty 6 Territory (Saskatoon, Saskatchewan).

Her work focuses on representation, cultural identities, equality, and liberation. Through her work she aims to highlight the experiences and stories and of underrepresented and marginalized communities. Through her work she strives to communicate the truth and encourage people to be more accepting and open minded in all aspects of their lives. 

Maryanna studied illustration, visual design, and animation at the Alberta College of Art + Design, and graduated from the Visual Communications Design program in 2018. She recently graduated from the Scénographie program at the National Theatre school of Canada in the summer of 2021.  

If you have questions about her work or would like to collaborate on a project,  you can reach Maryanna at the following links below:

 

Email: chan.maryanna@gmail.com 

Instagram: @maryanna.chan.art 

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Education

 

Alberta College of Art + Ddesign, Bachelors of Visual Communications Design, 2018.

 

National Theatre School of Canada, Scénographie, 2021.

Exhibitions

 

2016     EXPOSED: Arts Gala, Crescent Heights Community Hall, Calgary

 

2016     Nite of Nocturne Art Exhibition, Club Nite Owl, Calgary

 

2017    Canada 150th Anniversary Banners Finalist, City of Calgary Council for the Arts, Calgary 

 

2017    ACAD Third Year Portfolio Show, Calgary

 

2018    Dear Eila, Dear Maryanna, Fridge Gallery Exhibit, Calgary

 

2018    4th year Portfolio Show, Palace Theatre, Calgary

 

2018    Graduation Show, Illingworth Kerr Gallery, Calgary

 

2020    Pigments Scénographie Exhibition, Online, Montreal | https://www.expo-pigments.ca/

Screenings

2018    4th Annual ACAD Film Festival, Globe Cinema, Calgary

2020    Toronto Reel Asian Film Festival, Unsung Voices 9

2020     Insomniac Film Festival, INSOMNIAC: THE MOVIE

2021    Femme Fatale Film Festival x Rose Coloured Theatre Screening Series

2021    FascinAsian Film Festival, Canadian Shorts Program