John Chen, an artist bridging New York's urban pulse and his Chinese heritage, blends cultures nurtured in Fuzhou, China, and the US. Graduating in animation from KU in 2024, he delves into digital art, specializing in mechanical and fantasy realms. Inspired by luminaries like Mike Mignola, Till Freitag, and Dean Cornwell, he carves a unique path in art. John envisions reshaping the concept art industry, fostering creativity and community through an illustration guild. With deliberate steps, he seeks to harmonize artistry and camaraderie, shaping a future where both thrive.