Tomi Um is a New York based illustrator who received her undergraduate degree from the Parsons School of Design. She is currently a textile designer at Tom Cody Designs and a freelance illustrator in her spare time. Um's work gives a strong contemporary flair to traditional Chinese art and imagery, using flowing, curling fields of color to generate landscapes and environments in which her wonderful characters interact. Um has been featured by the Art Director's Club Young Guns 9, Print Magazine and Heyshow.com. Um's work is controlled and inspired, a beautiful intersection between design and fine art.