Natalie 麥月明  Natalie is an illustrator and educator based in Winnipeg. Their work ranges from editorial illustration (guernica mag, broken pencil, shameless mag 39), basic web design, public programming, publications, and installation.

They also interned at plug in ICA in 2018, co-created an installation at Pride Toronto's 2017 street fair, and created video work for Reel Asian International Film Festival, and regularly make zines about their feelings.

Recently Natalie has been teaching art at local gallery. Natalie loves going to their neighbourhood library, playing indie table tops, and making zines!

Natalie is interested in illustration, comics, and vis dev work! Any fun projects that involve fun stories or bringing cool concepts to life? Let’s work together!

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b. 1997, Winnipeg, Manitoba


OCAD University, Bachelor of Design – Illustration


Critical Mass(ive Adventure), Port Hope, 2019
Diasporic Memory, Toronto, 2018
Night 4 Zines, Toronto, 2018
ZINE POWER, Toronto, 2017


Bai Sun, Window Space at XPACE, Toronto, 2019
DIY LOVE: Queer Knowledge & History Then, Now, and Forever, Pride Toronto Street Fair, Toronto, 2017
Sexual Assault: The Roadshow, curated by Lilian Allen and Jane Doe, facilitated by Sheila Sampath as (Un)knotted at OCAD University, Toronto, 2016


2022 –
Seeing Providence Chinatown: a relational reconstruction, curated by Jeffrey Yoo Warren. 95 Empire St, Providence, RI

2021 –
Broken Pencil Magazine, BP Zine Awards, nominated and placed 1st in the Fanzine category for my zine “Good Chicken”, Online
Manitoba Society of Artist’s, Open Juried Competition and Exhibition, awarded Barbara Cook Endres, MSA Award for 3rd Place, Online

2019 –
House of Oriental, curated by myself, Samiya Karim, and Yasmin Emery. Learning Zone, OCAD University, Toronto.
Homework, Artscape Youngplace, Hallway Gallery, Toronto

2018 –
Anti-Capitalist Love Letters: A Celebration of Self-Worth. Video Pool Gallery Space, Artscape Building, Winnipeg
Lived Experiences: Our Untold Stories, William Doo Auditorium, Toronto

2017 –
ZINE POWER, curated by Marta Chudolinska. Learning Zone, OCAD University, Toronto
#Inktober, curated by Emily Katherine. Glory Hole Gallery, Glad Day Bookshop, Toronto


2020 –
Virtual Canzine, hosted by Broken Pencil, Online
OCAD U Zine Fair, OCAD U Atrium, Toronto

2019 –
Comic Studies Society, for CSS Symposium hosted at Ryerson University.
Zine Dream 12, Museum of Contemporary Art, Toronto
Canzine, hosted by Broken Pencil at the AGO, Toronto and the OAG in Ottawa

2018 –
/edition Art Book Fair, at Metro Toronto Convention Centre co-hosted with Art Toronto, Toronto
Hamilton Feminist Zine Fair, organized by SACHA at the Hamilton Public Library, Toronto
Canzine, organized by Broken Pencil at the AGO, Toronto
OCAD U Zine Fair, OCAD University Atrium, Toronto

2017 –
Asian Zine Fair, hosted by WAYF Collective, TRANZAC Club, Toronto.


2022 –
Ancestral Memory Enclaves: Diasporic memory and relational reconstruction
Workshop facilitated by Jeffrey Yoo Warren, Online in Mozilla Hubs

2021 –
Wee Asian Arts Channel, programmed at Reel Asian Film Festival
Scout is NOT a Band Kid by Jade Armstrong published by Penguin Random House (comics flatting)
My Monsters Hold Me Soft
, invited to speak and do a reading, hosted by Vincy Lim with Story Planet, Online

2020 –
Comics Out Loud with Old Growth Press, with Canada Comics Open Library, Toronto/Online

2019 –
NEXT PAGE: Comics and Zines Creating Change, panel facilitated by Fiona Smyth at TCAF, Toronto
From Yesterday, published with and represented by Old Growth Press at publishing events.
URBANI_T x MARTK'D, live sneaker drawing/public workshop and podcast lead by Dori Tunstall and Dion Walcott, Toronto