Ellie Yun -Hui Tu earned a Bachelor Degree in Advertisement from Taiwan and later finished Product Design study in Paris, France. She has been working as a product designer for more than a decade; one of her candle holder designs won the iF Design Award in 2008. She currently works as a product designer, illustrator, and translator in Ventura, California. Her most recent work is a series of pen & ink native plant illustrations for Channel Islands National Park guide books. In 2016, her watercolor painting ‘Dudleya greenei’ will represent Channel Islands National Park in ‘Flora of National Parks’ exhibit at U.S Botanic Garden in Washinton. D.C.