Yu-Chun "Pony" Ma was born in 1983 in Taipei city, Taiwan. He began drawing at an early age and was heavily inspired by Japanese manga. Yu-Chun’s art stopped progressing at the age of 15, when he went to study Electronic Engineering in high school. Since then, he hadn't had a chance to pursue his art career. In 2005, Yu-Chun received his Bachelor's Degree in Electronic Engineering. In 2007, Yu-Chun moved to New York and two years later, he has decided to pick up his pencils and keep pursuing his childhood dream of being an artist. Therefore, he went to study Illustration at Fashion Institute of Technology in New York. At the school, he had developed his interest in Pop Surrealism and skills with acrylics. After graduated from FIT in 2013, Yu-Chun has been doing many art shows around in New York city. He also sold his paintings worldwide. Beside illustration work, Yu-Chun has done album covers, flyers for many local musicians.