Rachel Yumi Chung (also known as “yumi in color”) is a freelance illustrator and artist from Virginia. She graduated in 2018 with a BFA at Christopher Newport University. She has exhibited works at the Peninsula Fine Arts Center and the Falk Gallery in Newport News, VA (2016-2018). She creates in order to inspire hope and joy through her art. Her contemporary work is characterized with saturated color palettes, playful shapes, and whimsical imagery. She works in a variety of mediums such as acrylic, oil, watercolor and linocut printmaking. Through her art she reflects upon themes that grapple with identity, hope and beauty.