Carloe (Shan) Liu is an illustrator, printmaker, and art teacher. She was born in China, studied media arts in Japan, and has a master degree in Fine Arts. In 2008 Carloe immigrate to Canada. After working as a graphic designer for years, she gave birth to her son Lufei, and started focusing on illustration. She likes to use watercolor, oil pastel, coloured pencil, and linocut print. Carloe lives in Halifax with her family.