• Michelle Meehan | Features Writer intouch


Carmen Hui has always been passionate about art. From her days growing up as a self-described “nerdy art kid”, to the drawings she shared on social media for fun while working full-time as a brand designer, art has always been a source of enjoyment in her life.

She just never expected it would become her main source of income – until now. The Marrickville woman launched Carmen Hui Art and Illustration three years ago after that social media exposure opened up a number of valuable opportunities to showcase her work. While she admits being a full-time artist isn’t always easy, she knows she is incredibly lucky to be able to turn her passion into a profession.<