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Caroline Liu (b. 1987) is a painter, illustrator, and muralist currently based in Chicago, IL. She received her BFA from the University of New Mexico in 2011 and moved to Chicago in 2013.


Liu has a strong sense of her personal design and has exhibited work all across Chicago, Indiana, Wisconsin, California, and New Mexico. She has painted murals for companies such as Adidas, Goose Island, Lululemon, and Vans, as well as for the Chicago CTA, galleries, and local breweries. She is a 2016/17 Hatch Project Artist in Resident at the Chicago Artist Coalition, 2017 Artist Resident at the Chicago Art Department, and a 2016 Bridge Artist in Resident at the Hyde Park Art Center. Her work has been shown on TV shows such as Netflix’s Easy and Vam’s Damaged Goods. She has spoken in art talks at Soho House Chicago and the Kanter McCormick Gallery.