About

Meags Fitzgerald is an interdisciplinary artist, writer, and art director based in Montreal, Canada. She’s an award winning illustrator, graphic novelist and stop-motion animator. As a performer, she works as an improviser, live storyteller and drag king. Fitzgerald is also an amateur circus aerialist, specializing in silks and trapeze. You can support her work on Patreon, and hire her for a mentoring session on Mentorly.

Fitzgerald is the author + illustrator of Photobooth: A Biography (Conundrum Press,) Long Red Hair (Conundrum Press) and its French translation, Longs Cheveux Roux (Éditions Pow Pow.) Her shorter comics have been collected in various anthologies and magazines. She’s presently working on her third book.

As an art director and illustrator, her speciality is in creating promotional materials for arts-based festivals across Canada. Her work is distinguished by her technique of combining of traditional materials and with digital methods.

Fitzgerald is an experienced public-speaker and regularly gives talks and workshops at post-secondary institutions, libraries and cultural centres. In the 2014-15 academic year, she was a thesis advisor for the Centre of Cartoon Studies.

She holds a BFA in Drawing from ACAD and a Post-Degree Certificate in Design from NSCAD University.

For commissions, and speaking & teaching engagements, email meagsfitzgerald@gmail.com.

And in case you were wondering her name is pronounced Megs.

Photo by Julie St-Georges 2019

Photo by Julie St-Georges 2019

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