meipro-wp Biography Jane Lee a.k.a. Messy Desk is an up-and-coming illustrator and comic artist based in Hong Kong. She is a member of Japan Illustrators’ Association and Hong Kong Society of Illustrators . Her comic drawing style is similar to the European “bande dessiné”  , Messy Desk has a special bond with France. She was invited by Na Edition to attend the second biggest comics Festival, and received an award as an up-and-coming comic artist. She was also recognized by the French Art Magazine Get Freaky, and held exhibitions in France. Jane has exhibited in France, the United State, the United Kingdom, Germany and elsewhere in Europe. In 2015, She was invited by Urban Forms to create a mural in Poland.

李美欣(Messy Desk), 香港插畫家及藝術漫畫家。HKDI視覺傳意高級文憑畢業生, 曾獲獎學金於巴黎高等文化藝術管理學院進修。現為日本插畫師協會會員及香港插畫師協會連繋會員。因她畫風與歐式漫畫「BD」相近,而與法國結下不解緣。她曾獲法國出版社Na Edition 邀請前往安古蘭,參與全球第二大漫畫節,並贏得漫畫新秀獎。她亦被法國藝術雜誌《Get Freaky》賞職,於法國、美國、英國、德國、瑞士及歐洲等地舉辦展覧。2015年8月,她獲Urban Forms 邀請,到波蘭完成一座建築物的外牆創作。2016年獲大中華區插畫奬亞軍及日本插畫大獎Winning Work Prize。她曾與多個知名品牌合作,包括法國航空,Starbucks,香港電台,IBM等等。

Education

  • Higher Diploma in Graphic Information Design, Hong Kong Design Institutes (2010)
  • The « Discovery Scholarship: Art Market and Conviviality in Paris » , L’Institut d’Etudes Supérieures des Arts (Paris) 2011

  Group exhibitions (selected)

  • Design Festa Tokyo, Tokyo Big Sight (2016)
  • Fumetto International Comix Festival, Switzerland (2016)
  • Art Basil, PMQ, Hong Kong (2016)
  • Fundacja Urban Forms, Łódź, Poland (2016) 
  • Design Festa Tokyo, Tokyo Big Sight (2015)
  • Double Getfreaky at Zébulon + Monde Monderne at Le Monde Monderne , France (2014)
  • CAGIBI GETFREAKY at Le Cagibi, Lille (2013)
  •  le festival Artaq à Angers(2012 )
  •  Artaq PARIS 2012 ESPACE CARDIN (2012 )
  • GETFREAKY PARIS at Belleville (2013)
  • Get Freaky London at Workshop44  (2012)
  • La Pavillon Jeunes Talents, Festival International de la Bande Dessinée, France (2012)
  • L’expo Get Freaky, Micro Marché de Bruxelles,France (2012)
  • Get Freaky Illustration Exhibiton, Frollein Langner, Berlin (2011)
  • Get Freaky 4” Le Monde Modern, Lille, France (2011)
  • Get freaky 5”, Hôtel de Guines, Arras, France. (2011)
  • This is a Comic Book Show” Mahan Gallery, Ohio, U.S.A (2009)
  • FUMETTO festival centre, Kornschütte ,Luzern, Switzerland (2010)
  • Na Modern Spleen,Le Nouveau Monde,Angoulême (2009)
Clients (selected)

  • RTHK
  • IBM
  • Air France
  • Starbucks
  • Hong Kong Academy for Performing Arts
  • TVB
  • Shiseido
  • Consulat général de France à Hong Kong et Macao
  • Crocodile
  • Hop Inn
  • The Hong Kong Electric Company Limited
  • Nuance-Watson
  • Neway
  • The Link management limited
  • The Peak Galleria and Kornhill Plaza
  • GoGoVan
  • 3HK
  • Hong Kong- Asia Exhibition(Holding)Ltd.
  • Jetstar
  • Casetify
  • MilkB
  • VTC
  • The Link
  • Gromit Unleashed
  • WTCA Pavilion, Shanghai World Expo (Shanghai)
  • Na edition (France)
  • L’epsoide (France)
  • Get Freaky fanzine (France)
  • Envelop (Belgium)
  • GB eye.Ltd (United Kingdom)
Awards
  • Winning Work Prize, JIA Illustration Award , Japan Illustrator’s Association
  • 1st-Runner up, 4th Greater China illustration award, The Best Illustration (Advertising) 
  • First-Runner Up, ODOYO X MiLK [Create Your Own Skin] iphone Case Design Competition (Hong Kong)
  • Nominees of Artaq Awards 2012 (France)
  • Selected as Concours Jeunes Talents 2012 (France)
  • selected as inaugural Illustration competition winners, Print Magazine’s “Hand Drawn” Illustration Competition (New York)
  • Nomination Award, Worldwide Chinese University Students Design Competition (China)
  • Sliver and Merit, Graphic Design in China 2009 (China)
  • Certificate of Excellence, The Best Illustration Award
  • Merit of Open Category, The Link ECO illustration Competition
  • Second Prize, Nuance-Watson Green Poster Design Competition
  • Prospect Award, Epson Color Imaging Contest 2008
  • Selected Entry, Hong Kong Mobile Art Gallery 2008 competitionNuance-Watson
Scholarship
  • VTC Outstanding Students Award 08/09
  • The « Discovery Scholarship: Art Market and Conviviality in Paris », L’Institut d’Etudes Supérieures des Arts (Paris)



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