Cat Mover's real name is Xinmei Liu. She currently lives in Indiana. After getting her MFA from the Illustration as Visual Essay program at School of Visual Arts, she has been working as an illustrator/printer/publisher. She is a publishing assistant at Paradise Systems. She was born in Shanghai, China.
The cat that Cat Mover moved was a black cat in her building. His name was Lestat. He was a resident of Pratt Institute. May he rest in peace. She now has a rabbit named Kitty Cat and a cat named Tyga.
Client List: The New York Times/ The New Yorker/ The Economist/ NBC News/ Foreign Policy/ Harvard Business Review/ Medium/ Vox.com/ Scholastics/ Penguin Random House/ Amazon Publishing/ Poetry Foundation/ China Books Review/ Noema Magazine/ Chatham House/ TheStory.com/ Zetland/ Le Monde Diplomatique/ AFAR Magazine/ True/False Film Festival/ Phanomen Design/ China Bridge/ Think!Chinatown/ Society6/ The Shanghairen/ Shanghai Museum/ ZHICHINA
Awards and Recognition: The One Club for Creativity Young Guns 20/ The Museum of Avant-garde contemporary permanent collection/ World Illustration Awards 2021-Shortlisted/ Society of Illustrators 64, 63/ American Illustration 41, 40, 39/ Illustration West 59/ iJungle Illustration Awards/ 3x3 International Illustration Show 18, 17-Gold, 16, 14,13/ Communication Arts Illustration Annual/ Society of Illustrators Student Competition
2020 Chinatown Arts Week New York, NY
2020 Red Envelope Show City Point Brooklyn, NY
2019 SVA MFA Illustration Book Show New York, NY
2019 The Shanghairen Exhibition The Mix Place Shanghai, China
2016 FAREWELL Comic Show Ouchi Gallery Brooklyn, NY