Wendy has spent most her life in transit. She lived in LA, NY, Amsterdam, Paris, and East Africa before moving back to her hometown of San Francisco.
She’s written advertising copy, designed humanitarian campaigns in Kenya and Rwanda, produced a film in The Democratic Republic Congo, sold used books, counseled survivors of torture, served as a social worker and non-profit advertising campaign director. She created and illustrated the national campaign for the first democratic elections in Rwanda.
Wendy received degrees in art and social work from Art Center College of Design and Columbia University, respectively. Her art has been featured in Juxtapoz, GOOD, TimeOut NY, 7x7 Magazine, and Gizmodo. She is a staff illustrator for Longshot Magazine and her monthly illustrated documentary project "Meanwhile," is published in The Rumpus. Her work is available for purchase at 20x200 and by contacting her directly. She is a member of GraphicJournos, a group of journalists, illustrators and artists who report stories using pictures and words.