Fenway Fan

Award Winning Designer | Illustrator | Multimedia Artis

Bio

Fenway Fan grew up in China, but in her early twenties, she moved to the United States to pursue her dreams of becoming a great film artist.  Fenway received her Master of Fine Arts from the Rochester Institute of Technology’s (RIT) School of Film and Animation.  Her thesis film, Handi & V—a UPA style 2D animated short film about time capsules and finding a lost memory—won many applause and awards in film festivals.  Additionally, while Fenway was pursuing her Master’s, she interned with Curious Pictures, a production house located in New York City, where she was a preproduction designer who set the overall style keys for two animated commercials.  After graduated from RIT, Fenway worked with Tee Bosutow, son of United Productions of America (UPA) founder Stephen Bosutow, and became the lead character designer for his feature documentary film.  Shortly thereafter, Fenway moved to Florida where she freelanced for Disney Theme Park Merchandise, designing Tsum Tsums, Vinylmations, pins, home décor, plushes, and packaging for various figurines, among other things.  Simultaneously, she works on projects for Shanghai Disney Resorts. 

Fenway’s whimsical and colorful artistic style distinguish her designs from others.  She has received many accolades including winning Wieden+Kennedy London’s Nokia “Hand Shake” Design Competition, winning the Silver Prize at Cut&Paste’s International Digital Design Tournament Shanghai Championship, her thesis film won 1st place at the My Hero International Film Festival and was presented at more than 20 film festivals and events.  Her artwork has been featured on Disney’s official websites. in the Creative Talent Network Animation Expo, Museum of Comic and Cartoon Art, among other reputable galleries.  Orlando TV also did an interview with her while she lives in Orland, FL.

Fenway Fan is currently based in Boston, MA, and freelancing on many projects. Recently she joined Hasbro, designing new products for Hanazuki brand.

 

Awards / Recognitions

Design Awards

International Design Awards | Print Competition Bronze Winner | 2016

Computer Graphics Master Academy (CGMA) | Holiday Card Contest Winner | 2013

Wieden+Kennedy London | Nokia “Hand Shake” Competition Winner | 2010

Cut&Paste International Digital Design Tournament Shanghai Championship | Motion Category Silver Prize | 2009

Shanghai Student Television Festival | Logo Design Competition Silver Prize | 2008

CREATIVE M50 | Nominated for “Creative Leading-edge Artists” | 2007

Film Festival Awards / Recognition

Handi & V, 2013 (Animated film)

MY HERO International Short Film Festival | 1st Place Winner | 2013

Third Thursday Art Walk Exhibition | 2nd Place Winner | 2013

Best Shorts Competition | Award of Merit: Women Filmmakers Winner | 2013

Asians On Film Festival Awards | Honorable Mention Award | 2013

Daytona Beach Film Festival | Runner Up Winner | 2013 

Phenom Film Festival | Best Animated Short Nomination | 2013

SoCal Creative & Innovative Film Festival | Best Animation Nomination | 2014

District of Columbia (DC) Chinese Film Festival | Best Animation Nomination | 2014

BUtiful Film Festival (United Kingdom) | Best Animation Finalist | 2013

Orlando Film Festival | Official Selection | 2013

Naples International Film Festival | Official Selection | 2013

Columbus International Film and Video Festival | Official Selection | 2013

Golden Orchid International Animation Festival | Official Selection | 2013

15|MINUTES OF FAME Film Festival | Official Selection | 2013

Rochester Institute of Technology SOFA Honor Show | Official Selection | 2013 

One Lens Film Festival | Official Selection | 2013

Festival Internacional de Cine Estudiantil Fenacies (Uruguay) | Official Selection | 2013 FESTIVAL INTERNACIONAL DE CORTOMETRAJES FENACO PERÚ (Peru) | Official Selection | 2013

Portland Oregon Women’s Film Festival | Official Selection | 2014

Waterfront Film Festival | Official Selection | 2014 

San Francisco Frozen Film Festival | Official Selection | 2014

 

A Perfect Match, 2012 (Animated film)

Noche De Monos (Chile) | “International Panorama” Official Selection | 2014

 

A Lovely Encounter, 2011 (Animated film)

International Student Film Festival Písek (Czech Republic) | Official Selection | 2011

Finger Lakes Festival | Official Selection | 2011

 

Exhibitions

MoCCA Arts Festival at Museum of Comic and Cartoon Art

New York City | 2016

 

“Good Night + Good Luck” Show at POP Allston Gallery 

Boston, MA | 2016 

 

“2015 Everyday” Art Show at Ziroom and Dusk Dawn Club (DDC)

Beijing, China | 2016  

 

Creative Talent Network (CTN) Expo at Marriott Convention Center

Burbank, CA | 2015

Including a live demonstration of creating paper art on center stage

 

“The Satoshi Kon Tribute Show” at China Independent Animation Form

Beijing, China | 2015

 

Creative Talent Network (CTN) Roadtrip

Burbank, CA | 2015

 

Creative Talent Network (CTN) EXPO at Marriott Convention Center

Burbank, CA | 2014

 

Creative Talent Network (CTN) Roadtrip 

Burbank, CA | 2014

 

“The Third Thursdays” Art Walk at CityArts Factory

Orlando, FL | 2013

 

“Redefining Poetry Craft & Performance” at Gallery R

Rochester, NY | 2012

 

“Design Excellence” Art Show at Zero Art Space

Shanghai, China | 2010

 

“Integrated Effects” at He Zhong Art Centre

Shanghai, China | 2009

 

“0.5 Meter” Art Show at Zero Art Space and He Zhong Art Center

Shanghai, China | 2008

 

“Creative M50” Official Selection Show at Epson Gallery

Shanghai, China | 2007

 

12th Documenta Exhibition

Kassel, Germany | 2007

 

OLDER WORKS

They can be found on this website.