Creative design studio


“MOU“ is the Japanese pronunciation of “Mao“. I love this word.

Art Director, Illustrator, Motion Designer


AMAO(Shengyun Mao), born in Shanghai, graduated from Osaka University of Arts with a Art & Design Master degree. She worked in production company in Tokyo after graduated and went back to China seven years later. In 2018 she set up her personal studio MOU , and currently working as a Illustrator, Motion Designer and Art Director.



Khabarovsk International Animation Film Festival "Animur"/Russia/2023 "Feinaki 2021 Beijing Animation Week" Exhibition Unit /Beijing/2021
" Feinaki 2020 Beijing Animation Week" Paradise Lost Unit /Beijing/2020
"Please Insert Human: Shanghai” VR Art Exhibition/Shanghai/2019
"The Shanghairen" Illustration Group Exhibition/Shanghai/2019
"18 Moments About Love" Solo Exhibition /Suzhou/2017
Animated Short Film Unit of CULT Culture and Art Exhibition/Shanghai/2016
Shanghai International Arts Festival Youth Creative Week "Transmedia Art" /Shanghai/2016
Beijing International Design Week Dashilan Exhibition Area "Moments of Love" Solo Exhibition /Beijing/2016
"Heart·Words" Group Exhibition /Shanghai/2015
Beijing College Student Film Festival /Beijing/2011


Feinaki 2023 Beijing Animation Week, Gif animation, Nomination
2022 Hiii Illustration International Competition, Commercial, Merit Award iJUNGLE Illustration Awards 2022, Editorial, Merit Award
2021 Hiii Illustration International Competition, Commercial, Merit Award
2021 Hiii Illustration International Competition, Uncommissioned, Nomination

Press  / Please Insert Human Shanghai / Sixth Tone


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