Meg O'Shea

Meg O’Shea is a Korean adoptee maker of stories, pictures and sometimes pictures that move based in Sydney, Australia (unceded Wangal land). She makes largely autobiographical and non-fiction work that has featured on The Nib, The Lily and in various anthologies including Comic Sans, Threads That Connect Us and Drawing Power: Women’s Stories of Sexual Violence, Harassment and Survival, which in 2020 won the Eisner Award for Best Anthology. She has exhibited comic, animation and film work internationally, and also conducted comic and art workshops for students of a range of ages, both in Australia and Korea. Meg is currently working on a long-form work based on her experiences as the Asian child of white parents, a recent period of living in Korea, and a failed search for her Korean mother.