Icy Qiao (b.1997) is a London-based animation director, 2D & stop-motion animator, and illustration artist from China. She received her Bachelor's degree in Animation from the Tianjin Academy of Fine Arts (2020), and is currently doing MA Narrative Animation in Royal College of Art.
Her themes are often drawn from personal experience, social psychology, and philosophy. Her works are not limited to a single medium and often include live-action, 2D animation, stop-motion animation, motion graphics, and installation. She sees her creation as a healing process; creating a conversation with the viewers through the dissection of memory and self.