Min I Yen, also known as Trista Yen, is an illustrator/children’s book author from Tainan, Taiwan, currently living in Edinburgh, Uk. In 2015 she graduated from the University of Brighton in Sequential Design and Illustration. Since graduating, she has focused on children’s book illustration and has published two children’s books in Taiwan. Trista uses illustration to express herself and enjoys drawing animals, especially bears. She mostly works digitally, but recently picked up her paint brushes again to explore more illustration possibilities. Her main clients have been children’s publishers, but she is also developing her skills for greeting cards and surface design.
Trista has always had an interest in education, psychology, and mental health. Outside of work, she is a blue belt in Brazilian jiu-jitsu, and enjoys photography and eating cheesecake.View Full Bio