Emeric L. Kennard is an award-winning creator of illustration, fine art, comics, and zines. A socially active and politically engaged artist, their subject matter includes issues of gender, bodily identity, science, and cultural survival. Their illustrations and paintings have exhibited locally and nationally, hung in Congressional halls, and been recognized by the Society of Illustrators.
Their comic work can be found in the Lambda-nominated Alphabet Anthology from PRISM Comics. Since 2015 they have self-published comics and zines as Cervus Canadensis Press, and have exhibited and served as a panelist at venues such as the CTN Animation Expo, Comic Arts LA, Queer Comics Expo, and the Listen to the Silence Asian American Conference.
Emeric holds a BFA with Distinction in Illustration from California College of the Arts. They are based in the traditional territory of the Chochenyo and Karkin Ohlone people, in what is now the city of Oakland. They are proud to call this vibrant community home.