Fiona Smyth

Message to Japan

Love and Strength to you, land of Tanuki, Hanami, and Manga! I was lucky to travel to Tokyo and Kyoto in 2005 through an Ontario Arts Council grant and can’t wait to return one day. Your artistic influence is still with me every day, thank you.

Artist information

Toronto artist Fiona Smyth has exhibited across North America, and in France, Venice, Korea, and Taiwan. Her art practices include drawing, painting, animation, comics, and zines. Her first graphic novel The Never Weres was published by Annick Press in 2011 and she illustrated Cory Silverberg’s picture book What Makes A Baby in 2012. Fiona teaches cartooning and illustration at OCADU.

Official Website: Fiona Smyth