Phyllis Lau is a visual storyteller whose multicultural upbringing nurtured her curiosity for culture and tradition. She has an eclectic range of research interests; recently, she travelled to Tokyo and Hong Kong to explore Islamic architecture. Her quirky personality is reflected in her work, where she takes a mixed-media approach to her hand drawn illustrations and handwoven textiles. She has been included in Women Who Draw, with illustrative interests in food, architecture, and children's literature.