Bernice Lum was born in Toronto, Canada and is based there. After graduating at Sheridan College School of Visual arts in graphic design in 1984, she freelanced for several companies in Canada until moving to England in 1988 where she began working for Addison Design Consultants until 1990 when she pursued her illustration career.

She returned to Canada in 1997 and continues to work for clients in the UK, USA and Japan.

Client List:
Nottingham Building Society UK,
Nice Pak Pharmaceuticals USA,
Safeway USA,
Toyota Canada,
Weekly Reader USA
Abinitio Design Japan,
Antibody Communications Canada,
ASDA Magazine Uk,
CA Magazine Canada,
Hospital for Sick Kids Canada,
Oxford University Press UK,
Canadian Gardening Magazine Canada,
Bloomsbury Children's Books UK,
Readers Digest UK,
Gardeners World UK,
Girl Guides of Canada,
Bank of Nova Scotia Canada,
Bank of Ireland,
Globe & mail Canada,
National Magazine Canada

Bernice has also published her two books called "12 Steps to Heaven" and "More Steps to Heaven" which sold over 150,000 copies combined and continues to produce personal works with sold out solo shows in Canada.