Shona Taylor is an artist and illustrator based in the San Francisco Bay area. She was born in Edinburgh, Scotland and moved to California at the age of 7 with her family. At 14 she got her first job at a local comic shop in Hayward, CA where she worked for 3 years. There, Shona was exposed to comics, manga, anime, graphic novels and zines. Through the comic shop she met a lot of artists and illustrators at store signings as well as conventions and became enamored with the DIY aesthetic of the independent comic culture. Shona has attended photography and art classes at Chabot College in Hayward, CA and lives in Alameda.