Gina Kirlew is an Atlanta-based cartoonist who enjoys making people smile with her paintings of cute food, silly comic stories and fun accessories that are full of personality. She has a Bachelor's in Traditional Animation from the School of Visual Arts in New York and a Master's in Graphic Design from Nottingham Trent University in England. Her days are often filled with awesome people, inspirational conversations and looking for more ways in which she can spread joy and happiness into the world with her art. She loves talking, collecting fake food, dancing to 80s music, speaking German and traveling. She is a native New Yorker of Jamaican decent.