A native of Taipei, Benrei Huang holds degrees from National Taiwan Normal University and the School of Visual Arts in New York. As a professional illustrator with nearly two decades of experience, Huang has dozens of highly acclaimed works of children’s literature to her name, most of them produced in collaboration with major US publishing houses. Her picture books published in Taiwan include Summer Night, Late Night Fruit Store Party, and How’s a Coward? In 2008 she began producing stand-alone paintings featuring a rabbit called Nini. Every year or two since she has held solo exhibitions of her paintings, and remains active in the art scenes of New York, China, and Taiwan.