Meet the artist: Stevie Shao is a Seattle born and raised second generation Chinese-American artist, illustrator and muralist. Her colorful and patterned illustrations draw inspiration from her Chinese heritage and she takes pride in sharing it with the world.
As part of UPS’s latest Proudly Unstoppable campaign highlighting the rich heritage of the Asian American and Pacific Islander community, Stevie’s artwork Ascending Tiger will be featured on UPS Express boxes in May – you can get yours here!
"I'm proud to represent my roots in this partnership and show that with determination, our community can thrive,” Stevie said.
About the artwork: Stevie included bamboo in the background of the artwork as a symbol of persistence and growth in the face of change. In addition, tigers are a symbol of strength that wards off evil, while butterflies represent growth and transformation.