Kam Mak

Professor; Assistant Chair | Illustration


BFA, School of Visual Arts

2013 FIT Faculty Excellence Award


Kam Mak is a painter and illustrator.


United State Postal Service, Time, Smithsonian National Museum of the American Indian, The Village Voice, HarperCollins, The New York Times, Viking Penguin, O, The Oprah Magazine, Disney Children’s Book Group

Solo Exhibitions

Smithsonian National postal Museum
Brooklyn Public Library (Central Library)
Children's Museum of the Arts
The Johnson Gallery at Somerset Art Association
The Peck School

Group Exhibitions

Eric Carle Museum of Picture Book Art
Kotonah Museum of Art
Society of Illustrators Museum
Brooklyn Central Library
DFN Gallery
Abrons Arts Center/Henry Street Settlement


My Chinatown
The Dragon Prince


Smithsonian National Postal Museum

Guest Lectures and Seminars

Smithsonian Postal Museum, MOCA, Behind the Book, Brooklyn Public LIbrary, Bank Street College,
Children Museum of the Art


  • Society of Illustrators Gold and Silver Medals
  • Stevan Dohanos Medal
  • Art Directors Club Silver Medal
  • APEX Inspiration Award
  • The Asian American Dynamic Achiever Award
  • Proclamation from the City Council of New York City


Kam Mak Website