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Karen Aruba

Karen Aruba is a self-taught illustrator based in Hong Kong specializing in sketching related to travel and cultural theme. With a passion for art, she derives inspiration from everything she comes across by incorporating themes of travel, energy, peace and happiness.

Her popular family story, ‘A Mahjong Story’, is an intimate tale intricately linked with Hong Kong art & culture, showcasing how this city’s traditional mahjong craftsmanship integrated with artistry. Her popular “A Mahjong Story” illustrations have bridged the gap between traditional cultures and modern lifestyles and passes the skills and know-how from the old generation to the new. Invited by HKTDC, her story was featured in DesignInspire 2017. In 2018, the collaboration between Karen and her father, and a creative design team of KangHong for ‘Travel Mahjong City’ garnered a number of awards in the market.

Creativity, originality, value-adding – the faith of Karen Aruba Art’s work to spread this around the world.

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4 received reviews (100% positive, 4/4)

Lovely customised designs which made great presents! Delivery was fast, and everything went smoothly. Thanks Karen!

Smoothly! Thank you!

Karen was very responsive throughout the process and my order arrived promptly. The unique design and beautiful illustrations make it a sweet and meaningful gift. Thanks for continuing this traditional craftsmanship in a creative way.