Te-Sian Shih is a New York City-based graphic, packaging, branding designer, and artist. She has cooperated with many high-end clients such as NYC’s fashion brand company, luxury bed company, Package product company, the Ministry of Culture of Taiwan, Taipei Economic and Cultural Office in New York, and The Taiwanese American Arts Council (TAAC).
Shih states “After graduating from undergraduate school, I started to do graphic, branding, and package design. I studied Marketing and Logistics management at my university and have joined a competition called “MICE Destination MarketingContest,” which cooperated with the graphic design team. I found out design is related to marketing and started to think about transferring my major. The designer aims to help communicate the business’s idea to consumers.”
She has also worked with one of the world’s best musicians, Mr.Cho-Liang Lin’s Taipei Music Academy and Festival. Her design projects have been published in supermarkets and department stores in New York City. Besides, Her design works have been published on The Taiwanese American Arts Council’s NFT.
Te-Sian was a Final Critique Guest Artist at Pratt Institute’s Master of Science in Packaging, Identities, and Systems Design department. Moreover, she was a Jury Member of the 2022 Wei-Chuan Mother’s Day Drawing Competition hosted by the World Journal. Her work has been featured in the 2019 ‘Fusion’ Art Exhibition, which UNICEF supported, 2019 the Oculus World Trade Center’s ‘ ‘Here There’ and ‘The Blanc’ art exhibitions, 2019 Florence Biennale, 2021 Genova Biennale.
In addition, her design projects have been exhibited in the art exhibition “Taiwan: A World of Orchids,” supported by the Taipei Economic and Cultural Ofﬁce and the Taiwan Ministry of Culture in 2021. In 2022, Flushing City Hall, for the MuseConnect Gala 2022 annual event, placed Te-Sian, Shih’s design works. Te-Sian helped MuseConnect Gala 2022’s posters and artbook. In addition, the Brussels Art Exhibition, which the Brussels government supported, showed her design projects. In 2019, she also held a group art exhibition, “Interstice,” in Chelsea, New York, with 12 members and invited an excellent artist, Catherine Lan as the curator. Voice of America and World Journal interviewed her at the time.
Te-Sian Shih won Silver and Bronze awards at IDA International Design Awards 2019, Silver at Muse Design Awards 2020 and 2021, Silver at Graphis New Talent 2020, Silver at Graphis Poster Annual competition 2020 and 2021, two DNA Paris Design Awards winners 2021, 2020 GD USA American Packaging Design Awards, 2021 GD USA American Inhouse Design Awards, and 2022 A Design Awards’ Iron Awards. Te-Sian, Shih also will participate in an art exhibition called Tamara Art Award in Venice, Italy. Besides, her works will be shown in “International Bienal de Arte Barcelona” (International Biennale in Barcelona), which is to be held at MEAM Museum.