Freda Chiu is a Sydney-based freelance illustrator and educator at The University of Technology Sydney. She currently works across a range of applications, including book and editorial illustration, festival graphics and public art. Her clients include Allen and Unwin, Puffin Books UK, Australian Broadcasting Corporation, Penguin Random House, Emerging Writers Festival, Google, Sony and Vice. Her illustrations have been featured in numerous solo and group exhibitions, and she runs regular illustration and comic workshops for kids.
She is inspired by her love of children’s picture books, indie comics, horror movies and funny stories. When Freda isn't scribbling away to meet deadlines, she enjoys reading news and books of all sorts to find inspiration. She also takes great pride in her ever-growing children's picture book collection.