On February 11th Qing Han aka Qinni, one of the most notable artists on the popular art media site DeviantArt has lost her battle against cancer. She was a four time open heart surgery survivor, and revealed on January 3rd she had stage 4 fibrosis sarcoma with less than a year and a half left to live. Even though she was constantly dealing with the pain of her ailment, ￼She dedicated a thank you piece to her supporters with the news. DeviantArt released their official statement yesterday and hearts everywhere are broken:
Today, the world has lost a wonderful artist, and a wonderful person. Thank you for inspiring us with your art, Qinni. We hope you rest in peace. https://t.co/2FXWVksUEb
— DeviantArt (@DeviantArt) February 10, 2020
Qinni was an exceptional artist who’s work touched the hearts of millions. For about 12 years she grew her following to over 115,000 and 3.3 million views on DA alone. In 2017 she was awarded the “Deviousness Award” for her exemplary membership and outstanding spirit of helpfulness and mentoring within the community. She was a beautiful soul and expressed that through her art, and will be well missed by millions. Rest in paradise, you’ll continue to inspire the hearts of artists everywhere; condolences to her friends and family.
You can check out her art Twitter here: https://mobile.twitter.com/QinniArt