Thaw Naing was born in Rangoon, Burma, in 1986, and grew up in Fiji and New Zealand. He graduated from Massey University College of Design, specialising in illustration, in 2007.
Thaw has worked as a freelance artist, predominantly illustrating small-press journals for educational publishers in New Zealand and overseas, and is best known for illustrating the comic Level Ten for Learning Media. He has also worked as a storyboard artist, concept artist for museum spaces, and a designer for a feature film.
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