Lover

Charcoal illustration exhibited at A Type of Show in Sydney. Curated by Like Minded Studio.

Chasing Waterfalls

Charcoal illustration exhibited at the Juxtapoz Psychedelic exhibition and book release, held at The Well in Los Angeles. The event celebrated the latest release in an ongoing series of publications exploring the psychedelic genre.

Lady With Tray

Created for the exhibition Being Dreaming at KK Outlet in London. The piece explores the intriguing ways in which artists and scientists view the world.

Secret 7"

Album artwork created for Secret 7”, an annual event inviting artists from around the world to create one of a kind pieces that are sold to benefit a selected charity.

Big Crystal

Created for the exhibition, Being Dreaming, at KK Outlet in London.

The Lincoln Motor Company

Deanne collaborated with Lincoln Motor Company to outfit the official fleet of vehicles for the Tribeca Film Festival.

Secret 7"

Album artwork for Jake Bugg's Strange Creatures track. Created for Secret 7", a fundraising project combining music and art for a good cause. Hundreds of creatives are invited to create a one off 7" vinyl sleeve with a secret track. All proceeds goes to charity.

Mallet 01

Inspired by unconventional art materials such as nail polish, Deanne creates a pattern infused mallet for Tooled Up, a group exhibition celebrating creativity, craft, inspiration and skill. As part of the 2014 London Design Festival, Art & Graft invited prolific artists, illustrators and designers to take a recognizable tool of craft and transform it into a unique form. Photography by John Hooper.

American Illustration Live

Under the direction of Richard Turley, Deanne participated in American Illustration 32 LIVE, a whirlwind day of custom cover illustration for the creative annual.

American Illustration Live

Under the direction of Richard Turley, Deanne participated in American Illustration 32 LIVE, a whirlwind day of custom cover illustration for the creative annual.

Cole Haan

Colorful geometric watercolor Illustrations created for Cole Haan’s Summer 2013 campaign.

Cole Haan

Colorful geometric watercolor Illustrations created for Cole Haan’s Summer 2013 campaign.

Cole Haan

Floral-inspired hand lettering for Cole Haan’s Summer 2013 campaign.

Questions & Answers

A typographic treatment for a private commission.

Intel SciArt

Deanne was invited to participate in the Intel SciArt Series, a collection of art that celebrates scientific breakthroughs made at the Intel Science and Engineering fair. Based on technical illustrations of plant life found in in traditional scientific textbooks, the illustrations feature previously unclassified medicinal plants.

Wanderlust

Vibrant and whimsical floral lettering. Illustrated for Japanese clothing store, Edition.

A Night in Heaven

Ethereal typographic illustration created in participation with the This is Now exhibition, curated by Oh Yeah Studio and exhibited at the TM51 gallery in Oslo, Norway.

New York, New York

Charcoal illustration created for a celebratory poster exhibition, in honor of the 30th anniversary of AIGA New York. Printed and sold in an exclusive edition at the AIGA Pop Up, with all proceeds benefiting recipients of AIGA scholarships.

Tomorrow

Personal piece shown at the Green Patriot Poster Salon, an exhibition organized by 
The Canary Project to bring together designs celebrating contemporary notions of sustainability.

Lightning Love

Charcoal illustration created for a solo exhibition at Sydney’s famed Monster Children Gallery.

Marbles Series

Deanne's Marble series is an exploration of ink on paper, consisting of subtle and intricate details each wrapped in a circle.

Marbles Series

Deanne's Marble series is an exploration of ink on paper, consisting of subtle and intricate details each wrapped in a circle.

Marbles Series

Deanne's Marble series is an exploration of ink on paper, consisting of subtle and intricate details each wrapped in a circle.

White Light

Typographic treatment for Memories - a book featuring 144 stunning pieces of art and 12 touching stories about individuals who’ve battled cancer. A psychedelic field of lush imagery is constructed of abstract floral watercolors.

10

Decorative type poster created for a Stereohype exhibition, open during London Design Festival 2014. Deanne was briefed to create a piece inspired by the number 10.

Milky Globe – Ode To A Beatbox

An intricately lettered cover for Ode to a Beatbox, a minimal electronica mix by Milky Globe. Created for Non-Format and Lo Recordings.

Milky Globe – Magic Waves

Intricate type illustrations for cover of Milky Globe and friends, Magic Waves. Created for Non-Format and Lo Recordings.

April

Hand lettered floral type treatment for technology and design magazine, Fast-Company.

Nylon Beauty

A selection of Nylon Magazine’s favorite natural beauty products are immersed in a lush floral illustration. Commissioned to accompany a beauty article.

Air Suite

A series of whimsical illustrations for Air Suite, created in collaboration with Gravure Projects. Air Suite is a project by Japanese singer-songwriter Yumi Masuda, in collaboration with Morihiro Harano.

Air Suite

A series of whimsical illustrations for Air Suite, created in collaboration with Gravure Projects. Air Suite is a project by Japanese singer-songwriter Yumi Masuda, in collaboration with Morihiro Harano.

Air Suite

A series of whimsical illustrations for Air Suite, created in collaboration with Gravure Projects. Air Suite is a project by Japanese singer-songwriter Yumi Masuda, in collaboration with Morihiro Harano.

Dell Design Studio

Deanne was commissioned by Mother New York on behalf of Dell to create a series of custom illustrations for the Dell Design studio. The initiative allows Dell users to show off their personality with customizable laptop cases. Sales of these designs contributed to (PRODUCT) RED’s Global Fund to eliminate AIDS in Africa.

Dell Design Studio

Deanne was commissioned by Mother New York on behalf of Dell to create a series of custom illustrations for the Dell Design studio. The initiative allows Dell users to show off their personality with customizable laptop cases. Sales of these designs contributed to (PRODUCT) RED’s Global Fund to eliminate AIDS in Africa.

Dell Design Studio

Deanne was commissioned by Mother New York on behalf of Dell to create a series of custom illustrations for the Dell Design studio. The initiative allows Dell users to show off their personality with customizable laptop cases. Sales of these designs contributed to (PRODUCT) RED’s Global Fund to eliminate AIDS in Africa.

Dell Design Studio

Deanne was commissioned by Mother New York on behalf of Dell to create a series of custom illustrations for the Dell Design studio. The initiative allows Dell users to show off their personality with customizable laptop cases. Sales of these designs contributed to (PRODUCT) RED’s Global Fund to eliminate AIDS in Africa.

Dell Design Studio

Deanne was commissioned by Mother New York on behalf of Dell to create a series of custom illustrations for the Dell Design studio. This initiative allows Dell users to show off their personality with customizable laptop cases. Sales of these designs contributed to (PRODUCT) RED’s Global Fund to eliminate AIDS in Africa.

Microsoft Touch Mouse Artist Edition

Design for a limited edition of Microsoft’s Touch Mouse. Taking que from the complex patterns of computer circuitry, Deanne created an intricate graphic lattice, echoing the movement of a mouse.

Case-Mate

The creators of Case-Mate asked Deanne to create a series of patterns and illustrations to adorn their best-selling iPhone Tough Cases.

Case-Mate

The creators of Case-Mate asked Deanne to create a series of patterns and illustrations to adorn their best-selling iPhone Tough Cases.

Juicy Couture

A series of intricate patterns created for Los Angeles based fashion label, Juicy Couture.

Pattern

A series of intricate patterns created for fashion label, Liness.

Juicy Couture

Intricate, floral watercolor patterns created for Los Angeles based fashion label Juicy Couture's 2010 collection. This particular was not used in the final collection.

Untitled (Blurry)

A charcoal illustration created for the CoLab Exhibition in Sydney, Australia. CoLab is a luxury eyewear brand dedicated to working with innovative artists and collaborators to add unique accents to their line of sunglasses.

Black Orchid

Typographic treatment for Tokion, a Japanese arts and culture magazine founded by two American ex-pats with a focus on exploring the cultural connection between Japan and the United States.

Time Turns Elastic

Poster design for Phish's limited edition Joy Box album. Deanne’s illustration was inspired by the first single off the album, Time Turns Elastic.

Photo Illustration Series

A collaboration with New York based fashion photographer, Coliena Rentmeester. Watercolor flourishes add whimsical rainbows to the bohemian fashion editorial.

Photo Illustration Series

A collaboration with New York based fashion photographer, Coliena Rentmeester. Watercolor flourishes add whimsical rainbows to the bohemian fashion editorial.

Photo Illustration Series

A collaboration with New York based fashion photographer, Coliena Rentmeester. Watercolor flourishes add whimsical rainbows to the bohemian fashion editorial.

Mushroom Girls Virus Book

Illustration for The Mushroom Girl's Virus Book, Deanne's limited-edition publication - an imaginative field guide to edible mushrooms.

Mushroom Girls Virus Book

An imaginative field guide to edible mushrooms, Deanne's Mushroom Girls Virus Book is a lush monograph of psychedelic illustrations and paintings. The work was included in Computer Arts’ ‘200 Best Design Moments in Our Lifetime' list.

Mushroom Virus

An imaginative field guide to edible mushrooms, Deanne's Mushroom Girls Virus Book is a lush monograph of psychedelic illustrations and paintings. The work was included in Computer Arts’ ‘200 Best Design Moments in Our Lifetime' list.

Red Cap Girls

Red Cap Girls Part 03, Oil On Canvas. Personal art piece created for an exhibition at 222 Gallery.

Red Cap Girls

Red Cap Girls Part 02, Oil On Canvas. Personal art piece created for an exhibition at 222 Gallery.

Undersided

Undersided Part 02, Oil On Canvas. Personal art piece created for an exhibition at 222 Gallery.

Undersided

Undersided Part 01, Oil On Canvas. Personal art piece created for an exhibition at 222 Gallery.

M/M Paris Type for Tokion Magazine

Typographic treatment for an feature on design studio M/M Paris in Tokion Magazine.

Navasana

Dreamlike illustration for womenswear label Navasana, founded by American Rag Japan.

Who Can it Be T-shirt

T-shirt design for Urban Outfitters, featuring an intricate hand lettered phrase, 'Who Can It Be Now.'

Product (Red) Tee

An intricate typographic t-shirt illustration for Gap’s Product (RED) initiative, featuring the phrase ‘What we choose to buy can change the course of Life on this Planet.'

Bonjour Records – Bonjour Compilation

Music packaging for a Bonjour Records' annual compilation album. Art direction and design.

The Fader

Illustration for iconic New York publication, The Fader, featuring Deanne's signature line work and delicate water-coloring.

Nippon Vogue

Editorial illustration for an issue of Nippon Vogue, featuring a fluent mix of watercolor and line work.

Tokion Magazine

Deanne served as art director of Tokion, an arts and culture magazine founded in Japan by two American ex-pats. The magazine explores the connections between Japanese and American arts and culture. Art direction, design, and type illustration.

Tokion Magazine

Deanne served as art director of Tokion, an arts and culture magazine founded in Japan by two American ex-pats. The magazine explores the connections between Japanese and American arts and culture. Art direction, design, and type illustration.

Swatch Watch

A psychedelic landscape created for a Swatch Watch campaign, promoting the brand's Japanese, street art inspired watches.

Navasana

Dreamlike illustration for womenswear label Navasana, founded by American Rag Japan.

Gravure Poster

Illustrated fold out poster for avant garde fashion magazine, Gravure, from the founders of Gravure Projects, a New York based creative agency.

Navasana

Dreamlike illustration for womenswear label Navasana, founded by American Rag Japan.

Alphabet

Decorative typography for Outside the Lines: An Artists' Coloring Book for Giant Imaginations. The publication features line drawings from over 100 creative masterminds.

Converse

An illustration incorporating line work and watercolor, created for a Converse All Stars advertisement.

Design Sponge

Calendar illustration created for Design Sponge, a design blog run by Brooklyn-based writer, Grace Bonney.

Harmony Korine

Typographic illustration rendered in watercolor and ink for Tokion, an arts and culture magazine for which Deanne served as Art Director. The magazine explores the connections between Japanese and American arts and culture.

King of Art

Typographic illustration rendered in watercolor and ink for Tokion, an arts and culture magazine for which Deanne served as Art Director. The magazine explores the connections between Japanese and American arts and culture.

King of Publishing

Typographic illustration rendered in watercolor and ink for Tokion, an arts and culture magazine for which Deanne served as Art Director. The magazine explores the connections between Japanese and American arts and culture.

The New York Times

Elegant illustrative type created for a cover of The New York Times Magazine.

Milkyway

A personal piece exhibited at the See-Line Gallery in LA, for the show "MoTA Museum of temporary Art" curated by Janet Levy, an evolving group exhibition in homage to Janet Schmuckal and MOTA wherein the artists reference time, space and temporariness.

Untitled (Mess)

A beautifully abstracted charcoal drawing. Using charcoal powder, Deanne enjoys working with a sculptural, layering process.

The View Up Here

Inspired by art, nature and fantasy, Deanne explores her love of shapes and shadows in this personal charcoal drawing.

The View Up Here

Inspired by art, nature and fantasy, Deanne explores her love of shapes and shadows in this personal charcoal drawing.

About

Deanne Cheuk is a New York-based art director, illustrator and artist. She has been commissioned by such companies as Nike, Relabld, Lane Crawford, Cole Haan, Converse, Swatch, The Lincoln Motor Company, American Express, Levi’s, Target, MTV, Olay, Sprint, Nickelodeon, Dell, The Gap, Microsoft, Urban Outfitters, The Guardian, T magazine and The New York Times Magazine for her illustrative and stylistic approach. Cheuk’s artwork is inspired by nature, utopia, space and being, often distorting realistic representation into fantasy. Her first book is called ‘Mushroom Girls Virus’.

Exhibitions

Deanne has exhibited work worldwide in a number of solo and group shows including at 222 gallery, Rocket gallery in Japan, the Redefining The Line exhibition in California, Deitch Projects, and Lorimoto in New York, the New Grand Tour Show in Beijing, If You Can Collaborate in London, BCC group show in New York, and at the Monster Children Gallery in Australia.

Publications

Deanne has been featured in numerous publications including Time magazine, Tokion, Theme, Elle Girl Korea, WAD magazine, Vogue, Computer Arts, Lucky Mag, and Dazed & Confused.