Urchin Artist for FRECKLES in: “NO, BANDETTE!”
Sarah Burrini is a freelance illustrator and cartoonist living in Cologne, Germany. She published “Silly & Cone” in German MAD magazine, several short comics for anthologies and worked as an animator on German children’s shows like “Die Sendung mit der Maus” (The Show with the Mouse). She draws and writes the monthly comic for the children’s magazine “Benni”.
Since 2009 she publishes her own semi-autobiographical webcomic “Life Ain’t No Pony Ranch” which won the “Peng award” of the Munich comics festival”, the “Sondermann award” of the Frankfurt Book Fair and was nominated for “Best German comic strip” of the Max and Moritz Award at the comics festival Erlangen.
In 2014 she won the ICOM (Independent Comics) Award for “special achievement or publication”.
picture by Alexander Lachwitz
Urchin Artist for: LT. HELOISE PRICE in “A THIEF FOR HIRE”
Cat Farris is a Portland, OR native, and the creator of the mini comic series Flaccid Badger and the webcomic The Last Diplomat. An illustrator with an animation influence, Farris is best known for her chibi versions of popular superheros and video game characters. Her past work includes art for Emily and The Strangers: Breaking The Record, Harrow County: Tales of Harrow County, occasional inks for the Rick and Morty comic series, and variant covers for several books. Her new graphic novel My Boyfriend Is A Bear, written by Pamela Ribon, is coming in 2018 from Oni Press.
Urchin Artist for: BANDETTE in: “FELLOW THIEVES”
Ron Chan was born and raised in Portland, OR and works as a freelance Cartoonist, Storyboard Artist, and Illustrator. He graduated from the Savannah College of Art and Design in 2005, and his comics work has been published by Dark Horse, Marvel, and Image Comics. He is best known for drawing Plants vs Zombies comics for Dark Horse. Storyboarding work of his includes boards for advertising, user experience design, 3D animation, and gaming, for clients such as Microsoft, Dell, Amazon Kindle, Nike, Konami, and Sega.
In his free time, Ron likes to play video games, watch anime, and occasionally get his butt whupped at jiu-jitsu class.
Urchin Artist for: DANIEL in: “IT’S ALL IN THE TIMING”
Patrick Scherberger is an Arizona based comic book artist who’s worked for such companies as Marvel, DC, Archaia and UpperDeck. He currently dreams of getting a full night’s sleep.
Urchin Artist for: SIMONE in “THE STUMBLE”
Emi Lenox is based out of Portland, Oregon, and is a comic creator widely known for EMITOWN, a web-based diary comic that was later published by Image as two printed volumes. She has done work for Mike Allred’s MADMAN, Jeff Lemire’s Sweet Tooth, GLORY, CBLDF’s LIBERTY ANNUAL, and co-created PLUTONA with Jeff Lemire.
Urchin Artist for: COMMANDER PIPPINS in: “THE MEDAL”
Lucy Bellwood is a tall ship-sailing, dual citizen cartoonist best known for her adventurous autobiographical comics. Her work has appeared in magazines, maritime museums, and anthologies around the country. When not recounting her life at sea in her nautically-themed series Baggywrinkles, she publishes travelogue comics from the bottom of the Grand Canyon to the last wooden whaling ship in the world. She is also a regular artist on the all-ages fantasy series Cartozia Tales. Lucy lives in Portland, Oregon and spearheads the mentorship program at Helioscope.