Xuni Gong
(Shirley Gong)


BFA in Oil Painting from Sichuan Fine Art Institution, China MA in Illustration from the Savannah College of Art and Design, USA

I love traditional Oriental culture. Classic Chinese painting and Japanese ukiyo-e art are amongst my main influences. I enjoy using lines and unsaturated color to create her works.  


'The Golden Tree'

Technique: Pen/Photoshop
Year: 2017

Story: This illustration is one of a series called Journey of You.

Journey of You tells the story of the protagonist's travels collecting various legendary myths. Some of them are real Chinese local legends, some are my own stories.

The title of this piece is called the golden tree. It tells the story of a monster tree that uses gold to attract greedy people and capture their lives.