About Sheika Lugtu
Sheika Lugtu is a Chicago based cartoonist and researcher. Her work with the Ladydrawers centers on the impact of economics, race, sexuality, and gender on the comics industry, other media, and our culture at large. She wears many hats including freelance illustrator, teaching artist, organizer, volunteer with the Chicago Alternative Comics Expo, and cow aficionado. Most recently her work has been exhibited in the Figge Art Museum, published on Truthout.org and PEN America, and was awarded the Saari Residency through the KONE Foundation, Finland.