UPON is a New York-based art and publishing studio founded by Ivy Zheyu Chen.

upon anything for fun and experience.


For collaboration or inquiries: hey@upon.studio 
Instagram: @ivy.upon 


New York, NY

Printed Matter

Brooklyn Museum

Whitney Museum

Center for Book Arts
Miriam Gallery
Lucky Risograph

Olympia Gallery

Minneapolis, MN
Minnesota Center for Book Arts

Los Angeles, CA

Ooga Booga

Secret Headquarters

San Francisco, CA
Needles & Pens

Miami, FL


Honolulu, HI

Bas Bookshop

New Haven, CT

Atelier Cho Thompson

Shanghai, China

Bananafish Books

W O R K  C O L L E C T E D  B Y

United States

Thomas J. Watson Library at Metropolitan Museum

Robert B. Haas Family Arts Library at Yale University
Fleet Library at Rhode Island School of Design
School of the Art Institute Chicago Library
SMFA at Tufts University Library
and more


Jameel Arts Centre Dubai

F E A T U R E 

The Best Art Books of 2023 – Brooklyn Rail, 2023

It’s Nice That, 2022
New York Magazine, 2021

A R T  B O O K  F A I R 

New York Art Book Fair, 2016-2022
Boston Art Book Fair, 2022

Printed Matter + EXILE at NADA Miami, 2021
Vancouver Art Book Fair(Virtual), 2021

Los Angeles Art Book Fair, 2019
Odds and Ends ABF at Yale University, 2017-2019
Boston Art Book Fair, 2019
Portland Art Book Fair, 2019

and more

T A L K  &  W O R K S H O P

Word-Image Drawing Workshop with Printed Matter St Marks, 2023
“Where Random Thought Takes Me” - Talk at Index Space, 2023
Talk at Multiple Formats Art Symposium at Boston University, 2023

Riso Workshop at Miriam Gallery, 2022

R E S I D E N C Y  &  M O R E

Artist-in-Residenc at Risolab, School of Visual Arts, 2018

"Fuck-ups" Exhibition at XXXI Gallery, 2018