Ana 'Vee' Valdez is a Mestiza illustrator and comic artist based out of the San Francisco Bay Area. She is currently working freelance and graduated with a BFA in illustration from California College of the Arts.
Ana is a watermedia artist and adores creating her illustrations in watercolor, gouache and ink. She is constantly drawing inspiration for her narrative style of work from her own childhood memories, her dreams and her personal experiences as a queer biracial woman of color. Ana is the founder of the Girls Who Eat zine project, an annual all-female illustrated charity zine that celebrates food and the culture of food while challenging ideas surrounding disordered eating. Ana is also a contributor to Z2 Comic's Legend.
In her free time Ana enjoys collecting rocks and minerals, playing videogames and bothering her two cats, Dinah-Lee and Pepper.