Sunmi is an illustrator and cartoonist from the Bay Area of California, currently residing in Baltimore, Maryland. They received their BFA in Illustration from the Maryland Institute College of Art in 2017. Their work explores themes of emotional distance and fantastical femininity, within a framework of LGBTQ, Asian-American, and Korean diasporic identity, mythology, and history.

For freelance work and commission inquiries, or to purchase art that isn't listed on their store, please contact them at

For book projects, please contact their agent Susan Graham from Einstein Literary Management at

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AAWW - Folds and Staples: When DIY Publishing Makes A Community 
Autostraddle - Drawn To Comics: Non-Binary Cartoonist Sunmi Will Have You Swimming In Colors and Lines
Forge Art Magazine Issue #18: Sacrifice
Tight Pencils Podcast: Ep 78
All images (c) Sunmi 2018