Mimi Alves (they/them) is a Los Angeles native. They graduated from Art Institute of Boston (now known as College of Art and Design at Lesley University), with a major in Illustration and a minor in Animation. They are a freelance artist, specializing in illustrations, storyboards, comic pencils and inks, and animation. Their best qualities as an artist are their ability to produce work quickly and to convey expressive characters. They are less adapt at photo realism and graphic design.