Cynthia Zhou is an artist, designer, and poet currently based in Philadelphia. She believes design is most powerful when it comes from a place of deep respect & commitment to community. She graduated summa cum laude from the University of Pennsylvania with a BA in design and a fine arts minor in spring 2023.

Her work has been exhibited in the Kennedy Center in DC, as well as in NYC, San Francisco, Miami, and elsewhere. She is a National YoungArts Foundation Winner, an Adobe + Amazon Creative Jam Finalist, and was recognized at the White House as a 2019 Presidential Scholar in the Arts.