Ran Zheng, a.k.a, Tracy, graduated from Rhode Island School of Design (RISD) with a BFA in illustration. Born and grew up in China, She also lived in Zimbabwe for 3 years. Her biggest hobbies are traveling and experiencing different cultures. She currently lives in Brooklyn, NY, and works as a freelance Illustrator. She loves working with traditional mediums and eye-catching color palettes. Please email at for any questions, inquires and commissions.

Interested in seeing more and fun updates? Follow her on Instagram @ zhengran


Awards + Recognitions

Applied Arts Photography & Illustration Awards, Winner; 2018

Communication Arts 2018, Shortlisted; 2018

The 6th China Illustration Biennial, Selected; 2018

Global Illustration Award 2017, Longlisted; 2017

Creative Quarterly 49, Runner-up; 2017

Creative Quarterly 48, Runner-up; 2017

3x3 International Illustration Show No.14 - Student Show, Honorable Mention; 2017

13th Annual RITES OF PASSAGE, Manifest Gallery, Selected for Exhibition; 2017

Society of Illustrators Student Competition, Selected; 2017

Honorary Member of The Society of Korea Illusart since 2017

2016 SOKI International Design & Illustration Competition - Bronze Prize Award, Special Selection Prize Award; 2016

Society of Illustrators Los Angeles 55, Selected; 2016

American Illustration 35, Selected for Web; 2016



Intern Magazine // Ballpitmag // Sinovision


Selected Clients

Brown Political Review // Clerestory Journal of the Arts // Compound Butter // Didi Private Car Service // Future of StoryTelling // Gravy // Guomai // Johns Hopkins Health Review // Lenny Letter // Melon Note // Orlando's Italian Restaurant // PLANSPONSOR // VISIONS Magazine // Wanted in Rome