Originally from Hong Kong, Devon Yan-Berrong moved to Portland Oregon in 2006 and pursue his dreams to freely express his passion for art and fashion. Devon quickly became acknowledged within the Portland arts community as someone to pay attention to his unique watercolor painting style. His artwork has been displayed in several galleries and requested by many others.
Devon Yan-Berrong's began to start another passion in fashion, which was often found within his paintings. A self taught artist/designer, Mr. Yan-Berrong showed his first complete clothing collection in 2010 at a fashion show . Soon after showing his collection at Portland fashion week 2010, he is recognized as one of the Emerging Designers. Word spread quickly about his clothing designs, under the name DEVONATION, and he was being invited to local and national fashion shows. He has even been personally asked by the producers of Project Runway to be on the show. In 2011, he relocated to Seattle WA, and showed his 4th completed collection at Metropolitan Fashion Week 2012 and got nominated as Emerging Designer of the year.