Chelsea O'Byrne – Creative Writing & Illustration

Chelsea O’Byrne was born in Calgary and now lives and works as a freelance illustrator in Vancouver. She graduated from Emily Carr University in 2016 and has since illustrated multiple children’s books (the first of which will be released Spring 2018).

Chelsea works primarily in watercolour and graphite and has a particular interest in creating books and zines that combine illustration with narrative and poetry. Along with her professional work as an illustrator, she has had several years of experience in essay writing, proposal writing and creative writing as a tutor and workshop leader. She is currently writing her first book.