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Arantza Pena Popo is an Ignatz Award Nominated Colombian-born and Atlanta-based artist who explores slice-of-life narratives through her comic artwork. You can find her playing bass in the dark, listening to too much Mitski, and enthusiastically ranting about Damien Hirst.

She began contributing gags to The New Yorker in August 2020.

She also draws a biweekly comic column called "California Dreamin'" for The Daily Trojan Newspaper.

CLIENTS

Them.us

Glasgow Zine Library

The New Yorker

Refinery 29

PUBLICATIONS

The New Yorker

Polyester Zine

Shortbox Comics

The Daily Trojan

ACCOMPLISHMENTS

Ignatz Award Nomination for Outstanding Artist and Outstanding Mini-Comic 2021

National Winner of the Doodle for Google Contest 2019

Scholastic Art Awards Gold Medal: Comic Art 2017

EXHIBITIONS

Riso Weekend at Junior High 2021

ANTHOLOGIES

Do You Think About Me? by Diet Cig

PRESS/MEDIA APPEARANCES

Solrad Comics (2020)

Roski Mag (2020)

The Tonight Show with Jimmy Fallon (2019)

The Today Show (August 2019)

Univision (August 2019)

Telemundo (August 2019)

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