Manga Artist / Author
Chinese illustrator and comic artist Xiao Bai has studied traditional Chinese painting since a young age. Her slick and beautiful illustration work features mostly females, and almost all of her characters have a tattoo. This is influenced by her other job as a tattoo artist. Xiao Bai has worked for various magazines and publications, in both China and France. She is also an active member of the local Association of Illustrators in China.
In January 2011, at the fourth International Manga Awards --- The Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Japan presented Xiao Bai with the top award for her first full-length graphic novel Si loin et si proche ("So Far, Yet So Close"), which was published in Belgium in 2010. In the story, a Beijing college freshman named Xiao Tan suddenly meets a boy who calls her "Mother." The boy, Li Wei, turns out to be her son from the future.
Anime Convention Guest Appearances
- FanExpo Canada 2011 - August 25-28, 2011 in Toronto, ON