Chi Michalski is an Istanbul-born, Seattle-based 3D illustrator and art director. She crafts playful vignettes featuring organic forms, highly stylized objects, and characters. Her work is known for its utopian and dreamy qualities, creating soothing spaces and moments that foster playful mindfulness in a fast-paced world.

Notable clients include: Adobe, Meta, Target, GitHub, Atari, Fox, Buck, Hornet, Chronicle Books, Noise Pop

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Flexibly represented by JWG’s Choreus
Happy member of Inky Goodness Collective

Features and Interviews:


ICON Illustration Festival (2022)
New York, NY, USA

Fantoche Festival (2020)
Baden, Switzerland

LineWork NW Festival (2016)
Portland, OR, USA

Robot Film Festival (2013)
San Francisco, CA, USA

VIEWFest (2007)
Turin, Italy

International Amsterdam Film Festival IAFF/MAFIAfest (2007)
Amsterdam, Netherlands

Chicago Motion Graphics Festival (2006)
Chicago, IL, USA

ResFest (2005)
Istanbul, Turkey


ILLO Show Cupcake Royale (October 2019, solo)
Hosted by Ghost Gallery, Seattle, WA -USA

Holiday Show (December 2018, solo)
Portage Bay Goods, Seattle, WA – USA

11th Annual Holiday Mini Exhibit (November 2017, group)
Ghost Gallery, Seattle, WA – USA

Make America Create Again (April 2017, group)
CoCA Center on Contemporary Art, Seattle, WA – USA

Sweet Little Ones (May 2016, solo)
Midori Bakery, Redmond, WA – USA

Animal Kingdom (April 2016, group)
Tiny Dodo Gallery, Seattle, WA – USA

One-A-Day Project Micro Exhibition (March 2014, solo)
Papa November Coffee and Bakes San Francisco, CA – USA

Surreal Abstract Dreamy Landscapes (August 2013, group)
Roll Up Gallery, San Francisco, CA – USA

OUTSIDE-in (May 2012, group)
AlanIstanbul, Istanbul -Turkey