Ashley Mackenzie is an artist and illustrator based in Edmonton, Alberta. She was born in Victoria, BC and grew up between Vancouver, BC and Edmonton, AB. After studying online for a year through AAU in San Francisco, CA she moved to Toronto to pursue a degree in Illustration at OCADU, graduating in 2013. As a freelance illustrator she has done work for a variety of clients including the New York Times, Scientific American, Amazon, Tor and The Walrus. Though she loves the challenge of creating complex conceptual illustrations and finding new ways to navigate ideas visually she also enjoys making concept art, visual narratives and decorative illustration. When not drawing she can be found reading, playing videogames or thinking about her next project.