Marika Cowan is an illustrator/animator currently living and working in New York City. Originally from Maine, she grew up spending much of her time hiking, camping, and swimming in the glorious Maine wilderness. She attended Rhode Island School of Design in Providence, where she earned a BFA in Illustration. These days, she uses her artistic superpowers to earn a living as a freelance illustrator and cel animator for NYC production companies. In her free time, she explores Manhattan and Brooklyn in search of the tastiest soup dumplings, ramen, tacos, and cocktails.