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About Anson Liaw

Anson Liaw is an illustrator based in Toronto, Ontario, Canada and is a graduate from the Ontario College of Art & Design (now Ontario College of Art & Design University).

His illustrations take on critical views; both light and heavy about life in the world around us and that deals with social, political, cultural issues and lifestyle subject matter.

He enjoys combining various everyday life objects, scenes and situations from life, memory and imagination and then combines and fuses them together to manufacture new and unexpected yet familiar meaning that ignites a spark to drive discussion and encourages people to be engaged to see, appreciate and learn something new everyday about the world around them.

His versatile illustrations have been an integral part of many projects ranging from magazines, book publications, corporate, packaging and advertising communications.

He has garnered recognition and awards for his illustration work from American Illustration, Society of Illustrators West (Society of Illustrators of Los Angeles), The Creative Quarterly, 3x3 Magazine, Luerzer’s ARCHIVE “200 Best Illustrators” Worldwide Special Editions and Applied Arts Magazine. 

Anson shares his love and passion for the communication arts by teaching drawing courses for the Graphic Design, Illustration and Advertising Programs offered at the Ontario College of Art & Design University. 


Mobile: 416-738-8896


Represented for the U.S. by Morgan Gaynin Inc. 

Phone: 212-475-0440

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